Flood Warning Info - River Don at Mexborough

Area Description

Mexborough including Pastures Road, Doncaster Road, Don View and Church 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


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 12:27
River Don
River levels at Mexborough Lock continue to fall. As levels are still high, this warning remains in force. We do not expect any further rainfall over Sunday 10/11/19, however, the forecast for the rest of the week is unsettled. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Please visit GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated at 20:25 on 10/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 04:19
River Don
River levels at Mexborough Lock continue to fall. As levels are still high, this warning remains in force. Although we are not expecting any further significant rainfall, our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Please visit GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated at 12:15 on 10/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 19:08
River Don
River levels at our Mexborough Lock river level gauge peaked on 08/11/2019 and have continued to fall through today, 09/11/19. Levels are expected to remain high throughout the weekend into Monday 11/11/19, with the catchment nearing capacity, so this warning remains in force. The weather should mainly be dry on Saturday and Sunday with no significant rain 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. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water. To report flooding impacts, please call 0800 80 70 60, and call the Floodline helpline for advice on 0345 988 1188. This message will be updated by 03:10, 10/11/19, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 11:07
River Don
River levels at our Mexborough Lock river level gauge peaked on 08/11/2019 and have continued to fall. Levels will remain high so this warning remains in force. 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. This message will be updated by 19:07 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 18:55
River Don
River levels are extremely high as a result of persistent rainfall and the catchment is at full capacity. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property and roads remains around Mexborough. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours however we do not expect this rainfall to cause any further impacts. We do expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow evening 09/11/19. Our incident response staff have been deploying pumps, people and equipment. We are operating all our flood risk assets to their maximum. 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 03:00, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 18:50
River Don
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected this evening, 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. The area most at risk is Mexborough. 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.