Flood Warning Info - River Rother at Catcliffe - New Street including the School on Rotherham Road

Area Description

Catcliffe including Catcliffe Primary School and the School Bungalow on Old School Lane and New Street.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 02:40
River Rother
River levels in the Rother at Catcliffe have fallen, but still remain elevated so this flood warning remains in force. The washland upstream of Catcliffe at Woodhouse Mill has now begun to drain slowly. We are operating all our flood risk assets to their maximum. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Monday, 11/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room remains open. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan journeys to avoid low lying roads. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 10:40 (11/11/19) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 18:48
River Rother
River levels in the Rother at Catcliffe have fallen throughout today, 10/11/19, but still remain elevated so this flood warning remains in force. The washland upstream of Catcliffe at Woodhouse Mill has now begun to drain slowly. We are operating all our flood risk assets to their maximum. Scattered showers are forecast this evening and overnight into Monday (11/11/19), however we do not expect this to have any significant impact on river levels. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room remains open. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan journeys to avoid low lying roads. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 02:45 (11/11/19) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 11:00
River Rother
River levels in the Rother at Catcliffe remain elevated; due to persistent high levels this flood warning will remain in force. The washland upstream of Catcliffe at Woodhouse Mill is at capacity. We are operating all our flood risk assets to their maximum. No significant rain is forecast for the rest of today, Sunday (10/11/19). Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room remains open. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan journeys to avoid low lying roads. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 19:00 (10/11/19) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 02:45
River Rother
River levels at Catcliffe are now falling. As levels in the surrounding washlands remain high or at capacity, this warning remains in force. Please take care around any standing water or debris. We do not expect any significant rainfall over the next 24 hours, but continue to monitor the situation from our incident room. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Visit GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flooding, please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 10:43 on 10/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 18:27
River Rother
River levels in the Rother at Catcliffe remain elevated; due to persistent high levels this flood warning will remain in force. The washland upstream of Catcliffe at Woodhouse Mill is at capacity. We are operating all our flood risk assets to their maximum. No significant rain is forecast for the rest of today or Sunday (10/11/19). Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room remains open. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan journeys to avoid low lying roads. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 02:30 (10/11/19) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 09:59
River Rother
The River Rother at Catcliffe remains elevated and due to these persistent high levels here this flood warning will remain in force. The washland upstream of Catcliffe at Woodhouse Mill is at capacity. We are operating all our flood risk assets to their maximum. The weather should mainly be dry on Saturday and Sunday. No significant rain is forecast on these days. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room remains open. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 18:00 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 21:27
River Rother
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall yesterday (07/11/2019) and throughout the night. The Rother catchment is at capacity and Woodhouse Mill washland is full and causing flooding upstream. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours however we do not expect this rainfall to cause any further impacts to the river levels and river levels are slowly falling. We do expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 09/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room is open. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 00:15, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 13:36
River Rother
Levels on the River Rother remain elevated due to the operation of the regulators, we do not currently expect the levels to increase but they will remain consistently high. This flood warning will remain in force until levels have peaked and start to recede. Please be aware that there may still be standing water and debris around so remain aware of your surroundings when in this area. Our incident room remains open. Any further showers today should not impact the river levels, as they are forecast to be relatively fast moving. This message will be updated in 8 hours’ time or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 21:57
River Rother
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of property and roads and is expected today, 07/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high until 09:00 on 08/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room is open. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.