Flood Warning Info - River Don at Lower Sprotbrough

Area Description

Sprotbrough including Nursery Lane from Sprotbrough Bridge to Tower Cottages.
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 13 Nov 2019 15:02
River Don
River levels continue to fall and we are keeping this warning under review. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on Thursday night, 14/11/19. This rainfall may be locally heavy. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect that local rivers will respond and our incident staff are monitoring the forecast closely. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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 22:59 on 13/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 05:37
River Don
River levels continue to fall and we are keeping this warning under review. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on Thursday night, 14/11/19. This rainfall may be locally heavy. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect that local rivers will respond and our incident staff are monitoring the forecast closely. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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 13:40, 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 21:29
River Don
River levels are gradually falling. Today’s scattered showers have largely passed through and we do not currently expect any further significant effects overnight. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the East on Thursday night, 14/11/19. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond, and are monitoring this forecast closely. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please avoid contact with floodwater 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 05:30 on 13/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 12:34
River Don
River levels at Sprotborough continue to fall. We are expecting scattered showers today (12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. This will be locally heavy, particularly for high ground exposed to the south and south-east. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. 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 20:30 on 12/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 04:28
River Don
Whilst river levels at Sprotborough continue to fall, levels remain high and as such this warning remains in force. We are expecting scattered showers today (12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. This will be locally heavy, particularly for high ground exposed to the south and south-east. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. 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 12:30 on 12/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 22:38
River Don
Whilst river levels at Sprotborough continue to fall, levels remain high and as such this warning remains in force. We are expecting scattered showers overnight, however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. This will be locally heavy, particularly for high ground exposed to the south and south-east. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. 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 05:30 on 12/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 13:21
River Don
Whilst river levels at Sprotborough continue to fall, levels remain high and as such this warning remains in force. We are expecting further scattered showers throughout today (11/11/19). We do not currently expect this to have any further significant effects but we will be monitoring the situation very closely. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across the catchments broadly from the east on Thursday night. This will be locally heavy, particularly for high ground exposed to the south and south-east. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. 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 21:20 on 11/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 09:25
River Don
Whilst river levels at Sprotborough continue to fall, levels remain high and as such this warning remains in force. We are expecting further scattered showers throughout today (11/11/19). We do not currently expect this to have any further significant effects but we will be monitoring the situation very closely. Our incident response staff are monitoring the forecast from our incident room. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of frontal rain to move across the catchments from the west on Thursday night. This will be locally heavy, particularly for high ground exposed to the south and south-east. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. 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 17:25 on 11/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 01:46
River Don
Whilst river levels at Sprotborough continue to fall, levels remain high and as such this warning remains in force. We are expecting further scattered showers throughout today (Monday, 11/11/19). We do not currently expect this to have any further significant effects but we will be monitoring the situation very closely. 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 09:50 on 11/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 17:20
River Don
River levels at Sprotborough continue to fall. As levels are still high, this warning remains in force. 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. 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 01:25 on 11/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 09:25
River Don
River levels at Sprotborough 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 17:25 on 10/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 01:08
River Don
River levels at Sprotborough continue to fall. As levels are still high, this warning remains in force. Although we do not expect 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 08:57 on 10/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 16:17
River Don
River levels at our Sprotborough river level gauge peaked on 08/11/2019 and have continued to fall since then. Levels will remain high so this warning remains in force. The weather should be mainly 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. Helplines for advice and information is available from Floodline 0345 988 1188. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 01:10 (10/11/19).


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 08:27
River Don
River levels at our Sprotbrough river level gauge peaked on 08/11/2019 and have continued to slowly fall since then. 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. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 16:25.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 01:38
River Don
River levels continue to remain high as a result of the persistent rainfall over the last couple of days. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property and roads across Lower Sprotbrough remains. Currently the weather looks to improve for at least the next 24 hours and any showers are not expected to cause any further impacts to the river levels. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 17:07
River Don
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall yesterday (07/11/2019) and throughout the night. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property and roads across Lower Sprotbrough remains. 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 until around 07:00 on 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 7 Nov 2019 19:41
River Don
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of property and roads across Sprotborough 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. 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.