Flood Warning Info - River Don at Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill

Area Description

Fosterhouses including Pinfold Lane, Millfield Road, Hayes Lane, Geeseness Lane. Wormley Hill including Wormley Hill Lane and Cowick Road.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 18 Nov 2019 13:28
River Don
This flood warning remains in force. Although levels across the River Don are falling, they remain high and pumping of floodwater will continue this week. We have operatives pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi-agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. No significant rainfall is forecast through the week which will help with drainage operations. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents. Check https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks for road closures. Visit GOV.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 21:30 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Nov 2019 04:56
River Don
This flood warning is still in force as river levels remain high. No significant rainfall is forecast throughout today, 18/11/2019. We have operatives on site, pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi-agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents .Please avoid contact with floodwater, stay away from embankments holding back floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Check https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks for road closures. Visit GOV.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 13:00 on 18/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 20:48
River Don
This flood warning is still in force as river levels remain high. We do not, however, expect to see any further significant river response as a result of any further showers tonight. We have been on site, pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi-agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents Please avoid contact with floodwater, stay away from embankments holding back floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Visit GOV.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 0500 on 18/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 12:44
River Don
This flood warning is still in force as river levels remain high. Today will see scattered showers, occasionally heavy, but we do not expect to see significant river response. We are on site, pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents. Please avoid contact with floodwater, stay away from embankments holding back flood water and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Visit Gov.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 19:45 on 17/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 04:35
River Don
This flood warning remains in force as levels will remain high. No further significant rainfall is forecast and river levels upstream at Doncaster are steadily falling through today. We are on site, pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents. Please avoid contact with floodwater, stay away from embankments holding back flood water and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Visit Gov.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 04:45 on 17/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 20:43
River Don
This flood warning remains in force as levels will remain high. No further significant rainfall is forecast and river levels upstream at Doncaster are steadily falling through today. We are on site, pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents. Please avoid contact with floodwater, stay away from embankments holding back flood water and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Visit Gov.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 04:45 on 17/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 12:37
River Don
This flood warning remains in force as levels will remain high throughout today (16/11/2019). No further significant rainfall is forecast and river levels upstream at Doncaster are steadily falling through today. We are on site, pumping an Internal Drainage Board drain into the River Don and New Junction canal. We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. For information on Doncaster Council Community Recovery Hubs please visit: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/News/flooding-faqs-and-advice-for-residents. Please avoid contact with floodwater, stay away from embankments holding back flood water and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Visit Gov.UK for the latest information on the situation and forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 20:30 on 16/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 04:55
River Don
This warning is still in force due to river levels remaining high throughout today (16/11/2019). No further significant rainfall is expected today (16/11/2019) and levels will gradually fall, however there is potential for a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on Sunday (17/11/2019). We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. Please check: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks for details of local road closures, and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 1:00pm on 16/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 20:59
River Don
This warning is still in force due to river levels remaining high throughout today (15/11/2019). No further significant rainfall is expected today and tomorrow (16/11/2019) and levels will fall, however there is potential for a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on Sunday (17/11/2019). We are monitoring this situation closely and continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. Please check: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks for details of local road closures, and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 05:00 on 16/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 13:06
River Don
This warning is still in force due to river levels remaining high throughout today (15/11/2019). No further significant rainfall is expected over today and tomorrow (16/11/2019) and levels will fall, however there is potential for a heavier band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on Sunday (17/11/2019). Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 21:00 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 04:26
River Don
A band of rain has now moved across South Yorkshire with scattered showers forecast during the morning of Friday 15th November. The River Don has risen in response to the rain and is forecast to peak at around 09:00, although levels are not expected to result in further overtopping of rivers banks and defences. The Leeds incident room remains open and we will be closely monitoring the situation and the need to maintain this flood warning. A 5 day flood forecast can be seen on the GOV.UK website. Our staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads which may be affected. This message will be updated by 12:30 on the 15th November or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:33
River Don
River levels in the Lower Don have fallen through today. Rain is falling across the South Yorkshire catchment and is forecast to continue until approximately 22:00 this evening, Thursday 14/11/2019, this will be followed by showers overnight into tomorrow, Friday 15/11/2019. There is reduced floodplain capacity and given the wet ground conditions, we expect the River Don and its main inflows to rise later today and into 15 November although levels are not currently forecast to result in further overtopping of rivers banks and defences. The Leeds incident room remains open and we will be closely monitoring the situation and the need to maintain this flood warning. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. This message will be updated by 03:30 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 13:40
River Don
This warning remains in force. The River Don levels continue to fall however washlands in the lower catchments are still in operation and pumps are slowly emptying these. We are seeing a band of rain move across South Yorkshire today (14/11/2019), with showers continuing overnight. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect river levels to respond, rising throughout this afternoon and overnight. Levels are expected to be significantly lower than those seen at the end of the last week (7/11/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open 24/7. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and call 0800 807060 to report any flood impacts. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads, and check before you travel. https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 21:30pm on 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 04:04
River Don
This warning remains in force. The Lower River Don levels have dropped however washlands in the lower catchments are still in operation. A further band of rain is expected to move across South Yorkshire from the afternoon / overnight on the 14th of November. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect local rivers to respond, however forecast rainfall is not expected to reach similar totals to those seen on the 7th and 8th of November. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open 24/7. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and call 0800 807060 to report any flood impacts. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads, and check before you travel. https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 11:50 on 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 19:24
River Don
River levels in the Lower River Don remain high today (13/11/19). Higher spring tides for the remainder of this week will work to hold river levels up. In addition we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire from approximately 22:00 14/11/19 to the early hours of 15/11/19. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect local rivers to respond, however forecast rainfall is not expected to reach similar totals to those seen on the 7th and 8th of November. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open 24/7. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and call 0800807060 to report any flood impacts. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads, and check before you travel as local roads may be impassable. https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 03:15 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 14:38
River Don
River levels in the Lower River Don will remain high today (13/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Higher spring tides for the remainder of this week will work to hold river levels up. In addition we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire from early evening/overnight on 14 November. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect local rivers to respond. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and call 0800 80 70 60 to report any flood impacts. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads, and check before you travel as local roads may be impassable. https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 22:34 on 13/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 05:18
River Don
River levels in the Lower River Don will remain high today (13/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Higher spring tides for the remainder of this week will work to hold river levels up. In addition we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire from early evening/overnight on 14 November. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect local rivers to respond. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and call 0800 80 70 60 to report any flood impacts. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads, and check before you travel as local roads may be impassable. https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 13:15 on 13/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 20:56
River Don
River levels in the Lower River Don will remain high today (12/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Today’s scattered showers have largely passed through and we do not currently expect any further significant effects overnight. We are moving into spring tides and are monitoring this closely. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the East on Thursday night. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and call 0800 80 70 60 to report any flood impacts. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads, and check before you travel as local roads may be impassable. https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 04:55 on 13/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 12:15
River Don
River levels in the Lower River Don will remain high today (12/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. There may be scattered showers today. We will be monitoring these closely but do not currently expect any significant effects. We are moving into spring tides and are monitoring this closely. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 20:15 on 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 04:17
River Don
River levels on the River Don will remain high today (12/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. There may be scattered showers today. We will be monitoring these closely but do not currently expect any significant effects. We are moving into spring tides and are monitoring this closely. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 12:15 on 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 21:57
River Don
River levels on the River Don will remain high overnight (11/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. There may be scattered showers overnight. We will be monitoring these closely but do not currently expect any significant effects. We are moving into spring tides and are monitoring this closely. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 05:45, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 13:46
River Don
River levels on the River Don will remain high throughout Monday (11/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Whilst Monday's high tides will slow the rate of river levels dropping, we do not expect this to cause river levels to rise further. There may be scattered showers throughout today. We will be monitoring these closely but do not currently expect any significant effects. We are moving into spring tides and are monitoring this closely. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 21:45, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 09:55
River Don
River levels on the River Don will remain high throughout Monday (11/11/19). There is still a risk around Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Whilst Monday's high tides will slow the rate of river levels dropping, we do not expect this to cause river levels to rise further. There may be scattered showers throughout today. We will be monitoring these closely but do not currently expect any significant effects. We are moving into spring tides and are monitoring this closely. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of frontal rain to move across the catchments from the west on Thursday night. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads: https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks. This message will be updated by 18:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 02:12
River Don
River levels on the Don will remain high. Areas most at risk are properties in Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Hushells Lane is flooded. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Monday, 11/11/19) however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant effects. Put your flood plan into action. Plan your journey to avoid low-lying roads, and avoid contact with floodwater. Visit GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. This message will be updated at 10:10 on 11/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 17:36
River Don
River levels on the Don will remain high. Areas most at risk are properties in Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Hushells Lane is flooded. There may be scattered showers this evening and overnight into Monday (11/11/19) however we do not expect this to have any significant effects. Put your flood plan into action. Plan your journey to avoid low-lying roads, and avoid contact with floodwater. Visit GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. This message will be updated at 01:40 on 11/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 09:41
River Don
No significant rainfall is forecast over Sunday 10/11/19, however, the forecast for the rest of the week is unsettled. River levels on the Don will remain high. Areas most at risk are properties in Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Hushells Lane is flooded. Put your flood plan into action. Plan your journey to avoid low-lying roads, and avoid contact with floodwater. Visit GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. This message will be updated at 17:40 on 10/11/2019 , or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 01:18
River Don
Although no further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, river levels on the Don will remain high. Areas most at risk are properties in Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Hushells Lane is flooded. Put your flood plan into action. Plan your journey to avoid low-lying roads, and avoid contact with floodwater. Visit GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. This message will be updated at 09:15 on 10/11/2019 , or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 17:01
River Don
River levels on the Don have risen today (9/11/19). Although no further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, we expect river levels to remain high throughout today. Areas most at risk are properties in Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Hushells Lane is flooded, please plan your journey to avoid low lying roads and avoid contact with flood water. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. This message will be updated at 01:00 (10/11/19), or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 13:23
River Don
River levels on the Don have risen today (9/11/19). Although no further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, we expect river levels to remain high throughout today. Areas most at risk are properties in Fosterhouses and Wormley Hill. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. This message will be updated at 21:15, or as the situation changes.