Flood Warning Info - River Don at Kirk Sandall

Area Description

Kirk Sandall including roads off Doncaster Road, Moor and Sandall Lane. Includes Kirk Sandall and Guildhall Industrial Estates. Long Sandall including Works on Thorn Lane. Doncaster including roads off Wilberforce Road. Edenthorpe including Thorne Road.
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 15 Nov 2019 17:28
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). We are monitoring this situation closely and we continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response, with our incident room open 24/7. A team of our officers have been on site in Fishlake this morning, alongside partner organisations, to speak to those affected by the recent flooding, and we continue pumping operations in the wider area. 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 01:30 on the 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 09:43
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). A team of our officers will be in Fishlake this morning, alongside partner organisations, to speak to those who have been affected by the recent flooding. 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 17:30 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 01:18
River Don
A band of rain has now moved across South Yorkshire and scattered showers are forecast overnight tonight moving into the morning of Friday 15th November. River levels in the Lower Don are currently rising in response to this rain and are forecast to peak at around 9am on the 15th of November. River levels are expected to peak much lower than those seen on the 7th and 8th of November and are not currently forecast to result in further overtopping of river banks and defences. The Leeds incident room remains open and we will be closely monitoring the situation. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. This message will be updated by 09:20 on the 15th of November, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:24
River Don
River levels in the Lower Don continue to fall, although there is reduced floodplain capacity, and more rain is currently falling across South Yorkshire. 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 00:15 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 04:43
River Don
River levels in the Lower Don continue to fall, although there is minimal floodplain capacity, and more rain is expected across South Yorkshire later today. 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 12:45, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 20:41
River Don
River levels continue to drop today, 13/11/19, however standing water may remain for the next few days. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire from approximately 22:00 on Thursday, 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 continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 04:40 on 14/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 15:11
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days. We are expecting scattered showers today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have significant impact on river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. 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. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 23:07 on 13/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 05:36
River Don
River levels in the River Don 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 13:35, 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 21:35
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days. Today’s scattered showers have largely passed through and we do not currently expect any further significant effects overnight. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. 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 and are monitoring the forecast closely. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 05:35 on 13/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 12:51
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days. We are expecting scattered showers today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have significant impact on river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. 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. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 21:00 on 12/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 04:35
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days and we expect levels to continue to remain high resulting in continued risk to properties and impacts on access routes. We are expecting scattered showers today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have significant impact on river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. 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. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 12:30 on 12/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 22:03
River Don
Though river levels are dropping, standing water may remain for the next few days and we expect levels to continue to remain high resulting in continued risk to properties and impacts on access routes. We are expecting scattered showers overnight (Monday, 11/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any significant impact on river levels. 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. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 06:01 on 12/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 13:20
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days and we expect levels to continue to remain high resulting in continued risk to properties and impacts on access routes. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Monday, 11/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have further significant impact on river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. 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. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 21:20 on 11/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 10:04
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days and we expect levels to continue to remain high resulting in continued risk to properties and impacts on access routes. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Monday, 11/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have further significant impact on river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. 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. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 11/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 02:08
River Don
River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days and we expect levels to continue to remain high resulting in continued risk to properties and impacts on access routes. 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. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 10:10 on 11/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 17:51
River Don
This Severe Flood Warning has now been downgraded to a Flood Warning as the risk to life has passed. River levels are dropping, however standing water may remain for the next few days and we expect levels to continue to remain high resulting in continued risk to properties and impacts on access routes. There may be scattered showers this evening and overnight into Monday, 11/11/19, however we do not expect this to have any significant impact on river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please do not walk or drive through floodwater. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 01:30 on 11/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 11:50
River Don
This Severe Warning remains in force today (10/11/19) due to high river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. Due to high river levels in Doncaster the Severe flood warning remains in place. Helplines for advice and information is available from Floodline 0345 988 1188 and Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 19:48 on 10/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 07:46
River Don
This severe warning has been issued due to high river levels. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room remains open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. Due to high river levels in Doncaster the Severe flood warning remains in place. Helplines for advice and information is available from Floodline 0345 988 1188 and Doncaster Council hotline 01302 735 688. This message will be updated by 15:45 on 10/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 05:10
River Don
Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall area. River levels rose as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall was anticipated and residents were asked to consider evacuation. River levels remain high. However, we do not expect further heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours allowing river levels to drop. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 0130 2735 688. This message will be updated at 1300 on 10/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 20:46
River Don
Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall Area. River levels rose as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall was anticipated and residents were asked to consider evacuation. River levels remain high. However, we do not expect further heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours allowing river levels to drop. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. For advice and information please call Floodline 0345 988 1188 or the Doncaster Council hotline 0130 2735 688. This message will be updated at 05:00 (10/11/19) or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 12:58
River Don
Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall Area. River levels rose as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall was anticipated and residents were asked to consider evacuation. River levels remain high. However, we do not expect further heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours allowing river levels to drop. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. Helplines for advice and information is available from Floodline 0345 988 1188 and Doncaster Council hotline 0130 2735 688. This message will be updated at 21:00 or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 06:25
River Don
Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall Area. River levels rose as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall was anticipated and residents were asked to consider evacuation. River levels remain high. However, we do not expect further heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours allowing river levels to drop. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. Helplines for advice and information is available from Floodline 0345 988 1188 and Doncaster Council hotline 0130 2735 688. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 04:24
River Don
This Severe Warning was issued as a response to the River Don overtopping following the recent persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall Area. River levels rose as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall was anticipated and residents were asked to evacuate. River levels remain high. However, we do not expect further heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours which will allow river levels to drop. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 17:58
River Don
This Severe Warning was issued as a response to the River Don overtopping following yesterday’s persistent, heavy rainfall. Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall Area. River levels have rose as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall was anticipated, 08/11/19 and residents were asked to evacuate. River levels remain high. However, we do not expect further heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours which will allow river levels to drop. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 07:31
River Don
Flooding has caused significant impacts in the Kirk Sandall Area. River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of properties and roads across Kirk Sandall is expected this morning, 08/11/19 and residents are being asked to evacuate. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Please stay away from fast moving water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 00:09
River Don
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today. Flooding of property and roads is expected. 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.