Flood Alert Info - River Idle in Nottinghamshire

Area Description

River Idle and tributaries from West Drayton to the confluence with the River Trent.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 18:31
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle continue to rise in response to persistent rainfall last night and into this morning. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall and farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible, starting this evening. River levels will be at their highest overnight. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by tomorrow morning, Saturday 14th April or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 14:35
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are rising in response to persistent rainfall last night and into this morning. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall and farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible, starting this evening. River levels will be at their highest overnight. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by this evening, Friday 13th April or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 07:42
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle continue to be high in response to persistent rainfall on Tuesday. Further showers are expected today. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall and farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas may continue. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and have teams on standby. We will endeavour to update this message by Thursday evening, 12th April 2018 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:25
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle continue to be high in response to persistent rainfall on Tuesday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall and farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas may continue. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and have teams on standby. We will endeavour to update this message by Thursday morning, 12th April 2018 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 07:40
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are high in response to persistent rainfall on Tuesday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas may continue. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by wednesday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 18:41
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are rising in response to persistent rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible starting this afternoon. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 14:11
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are rising in response to persistent rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible starting this afternoon. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 18:39
River Idle
Levels are high but falling in the River Idle due to recent rainfall, affecting Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall and farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and working with our partners. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 06:43
River Idle
Levels are high in the River Idle due to recent rainfall. Affecting Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas. River levels are falling. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and working with our partners. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Friday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 18:27
River Idle
Levels are high in the River Idle due to rainfall over the last 24 hours. Affecting Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas. River levels are steady. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and working with our partners. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Friday Morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 06:53
River Idle
Levels are high in the River Idle due to persistent rainfall. Affecting Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas. River levels are steady. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and working with our partners. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message by Thursday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 19:19
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are expected to remain high throughout tonight (Wednesday 04 April). As a result flooding will affect the A631, roads in the Bawtry Viaduct area and Mission West and East areas. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are working with our partners and closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Thursday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 14:49
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are expected to remain high throughout today (Wednesday 04 April). As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are working with our partners and closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Wednesday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 08:58
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are expected to remain high throughout today (Wednesday 04 April). As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Wednesday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 22:20
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are high but stable. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Wednesday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 10:10
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are high today (Tuesday 03 April), but stable. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas are expected to continue. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Tuesday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:58
River Idle
Levels are high and rising in the River Idle due to recent heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas, the A631, roads in the Bawtry Viaduct area and Mission West and East areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:59
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle have remained steady overnight as previous heavy rainfall drains from the area. Further rainfall is expected today. River levels are expected to rise again this afternoon and be at their highest overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Monday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 18:29
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle have remained steady throughout today as previous heavy rainfall drains from the catchment. Levels are expected to remain stable overnight and into tomorrow morning (Monday 02 April). Further heavy rainfall is expected tonight. River levels are expected to rise again in the early morning - levels will be at their highest late tomorrow evening. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We have teams on the ground checking defences, clearing channels and operating structures. We will endeavour to update this message on Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 10:35
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle have risen overnight in response to previous rainfall. Levels are expected to remain stable over lunchtime and start falling this afternoon. Further heavy rainfall is expected overnight (Sunday 01 April evening into Monday) and levels are expected to rise again tomorrow afternoon. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible this morning. River levels will be at their highest tomorrow evening (Monday 02 April). We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message on Sunday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 11:04
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are continuing to slowly rise in response to heavy rainfall last night. Levels are expected to be at their highest this evening around midnight (Saturday 31 March). As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmland in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible starting today around 2.30 PM. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 17:48
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are likely to rise in response to intense showers, which will continue until tomorrow. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible starting tomorrow at around 9am. River levels will be at their highest until Sunday 1st April. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 09:51
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle remain steady, Friday 16th March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Friday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 07:51
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are steady but are expected to rise throughout the day, Friday 16th March as further rainfall is forecasted. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Friday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 12:13
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle will remain steady throughout the day, Thursday 15th March but further rainfall is forecasted for Friday. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Thursday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 16:10
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle will remain steady throughout the day, Wednesday 14th March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Thursday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 18:03
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle will remain steady throughout the night, Thuesday 13th March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Wednesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 10:12
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle will remain steady throughout the day, Thuesday 13th March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible. River levels will be at their highest around 3 PM, Tuesday 13th of March. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 20:42
River Idle
Levels on the River Idle are rising in response to heavy rainfall which will continue throughout tonight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Goose Moor Lane at Ordsall, farmlands in the Gamston and Eaton areas is possible starting this evening. River levels will be at their highest around 7 AM, Tuesday 13th of March. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.