Flood Warning Info - River Don at Braithwaite

Area Description

Braithwaite including Low Lane, Pear Tree Close, Braithwaite Lane, Willow Bridge Lane and Top Lane.
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 16 Nov 2019 10:24
River Don
River levels remain high after the recent rainfall. No further significant rainfall is expected today, Saturday (16/11/2019). Levels at Kirk Bramwith have fallen overnight. However, there is potential for a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire tomorrow although we do not currently expect to see any significant impacts. We continue to monitor the situation closely and support the coordinated multi‐agency response in the affected areas and our Leeds incident room remains open. 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 18:30 on 16/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:28
River Don
This warning is still in force due to river levels remaining high overnight and into tomorrow (16/11/2019). No further significant rainfall is expected today (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 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 alongside partner organisations, to speak to those who have been affected by the recent flooding. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 10:30 on 16/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 18:29
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. 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 02:30 on the 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:44
River Don
This flood 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 18:45 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 02:57
River Don
River levels on the lower Don are rising due to the recent rainfall. River levels are forecast to peak around 9:00am on the 15th November and the peak is expected to be lower than those seen on the 7th and 8th of November. Further scattered showers are expected into Friday morning. Due to the recent rainfall and the large amounts of water still in the low lying areas of the catchment, this flood warning will remain in force. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open 24/7. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment so that we can reduce levels of water in the worst affected areas, and increase the capacity of our washlands for the coming days. This message will be updated by 10:55 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 18:22
River Don
River levels are continuing to fall in the Lower Don catchment. However a band of rain is currently moving across South Yorkshire, which will be followed by showers overnight and into tomorrow. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect local rivers to respond, rising steadily from around 18:00 this evening, overnight, peaking at around 11:00 tomorrow morning (15/11/2019). Due to the rainfall and the large amounts of water still in the low lying areas of the catchment, this flood warning will remain in force but we will review this after the rainfall has passed. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open 24/7. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment so that we can reduce levels of water in the worst affected areas, and increase the capacity of our washlands for the coming days. This message will be updated by 02:30 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 10:04
River Don
River levels have continued to fall overnight. This morning, Thursday, 14/11/2019, we are seeing a band of rain to start to move across South Yorkshire, followed by showers overnight and into tomorrow. Given the wet ground conditions, we expect local rivers to respond, rising steadily from late afternoon onwards. It is not expected to reach levels seen last week. Due to the forecast and large amounts of water in the low lying areas of the catchment, this flood warning will remain in force. We will review this after the rainfall has passed. We continue to support the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open 24/7. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment so that we can reduce levels of water in the worst affected areas, and increase the capacity of our washlands for the coming days. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 14/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 01:11
River Don
The river levels in the River Don at Kirk Bramwith are gradually dropping but remain high. Water levels will continue to through the morning but we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire through 14 November. This could be locally heavy from late afternoon into early evening. Given the wet ground conditions, there could be a response in the River Don later today and into 15 November. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff have deployed people, equipment and pumps. We are pumping in several locations to bring down water levels. 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 09:15 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:49
River Don
The river levels in the River Don at Kirk Bramwith are gradually dropping but remain high. We expect river levels to fall over the next 24 hours as no significant rainfall is forecast. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire overnight on Thursday 14/11/2109.. This could be locally heavy. Given the wet ground conditions, we should expect a response in the River Don. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff have deployed people, equipment and pumps. We are pumping in several locations to bring down water levels. 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 00:44 on 14/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 07:12
River Don
The river level in the River Don at Kirk Bramwith remains high. We expect river levels to fall over the next 24 hours as no significant rainfall is forecast. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire overnight on Thursday 14/11/2109.. This could be locally heavy. Given the wet ground conditions, we should expect a response in the River Don. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff have deployed people, equipment and pumps. We are pumping in several locations to bring down water levels. 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 15:15 on 13/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 22:53
River Don
The river level in the River Don at Kirk Bramwith remains high. We expect river levels to fall over the next 24 hours as no significant rainfall is forecast. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire overnight on 14th November. This could be locally heavy. Given the wet ground conditions, we should expect a response in the River Don. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. We are supporting 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 06:50 on 13/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 14:32
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remain high. We are expecting scattered showers today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any significant impact on river levels. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. 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 22:28 on 12/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 06:42
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remain high. We are expecting scattered showers today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any significant impact on river levels. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. 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 14:45 on 12/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 22:17
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remain high. 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. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. 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 12/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 13:30
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remain high. 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 are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. 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 21:30 on 11/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 12:06
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remain high. 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 are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. 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 20:00 on 11/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 03:55
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith remain high. 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 are supporting 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 11:55 on 11/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 19:48
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith remain high. 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. We are supporting 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 03:47 on 11/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 11:47
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith remain high. We do not expect any further rainfall over Sunday 10/11/19, however, the forecast for the rest of the week is unsettled. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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 19:47 on 10/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 03:58
River Don
River levels at Kirk Bramwith remain high. We do not expect any further significant rain in the next 24 hours. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. 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 11:59 on 10/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 18:39
River Don
The River Don at our Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remains elevated. Due to these persistent high levels this flood warning will remain in force. No significant rain is forecast for the rest of today or Sunday (10/11/19). We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our response staff are closely monitoring the 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 on 10/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 10:25
River Don
The River Don at our Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remains elevated and due to these persistent high levels here this flood warning will remain 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 18:25 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 19:52
River Don
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today and remain high. Consequently, the risk of flooding to property and road remains this evening, 08/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 09/11/19. The area most at risk is Braithwaite. 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 03:50 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 19:30
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 Braithwaite. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 08:35
River Don
This flood warning remains in force as river levels remain high: water continues to drain from low-lying land next to the lower River Don; and tides are forecast to peak on 29 October between 0700 and 0800. The Leeds Incident Room remains open and our operational staff continue to check river banks and structures next to the River Don. As no significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days, we expect the situation to improve and we will review this warning later today.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 00:00
River Don
This Flood warning remains in force as the river levels will remain high for at least the next 24 hours, due to the high tides between now and Tuesday evening, 29/10/19. Although levels have dropped through the day, we expect a rise in levels again with the next high tide at 06:44 28/10/19. Consequently flooding of low lying lands and roads is possible. The Environment Agency will have operational staff checking defences tomorrow, 28/10/19. Please remain vigilant. If you have flooding concerns, put your flood plan in to action and contact the emergency services. The Leeds incident room remains open and the incident response staff will continue to monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 0800 tomorrow, 28/10/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 15:58
River Don
This Flood warning remains in force as the river levels will remain high for at least the next 24 hours, due to the high tides between now, 16:00 27/10/19 and Tuesday evening, 29/10/19. Although levels have dropped slightly through the day, we expect a rise in levels again with the next high tide at 19:00 27/10/19. Consequently flooding of low lying lands and roads is possible. The Environment Agency will have operational staff checking defences today, 27/10/19. Please remain vigilant. If you have flooding concerns, put your flood plan in to action and contact the emergency services. The Leeds incident room remains open and the incident response staff will continue to monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by midnight tonight or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 08:00
River Don
This Flood warning remains in force as the river levels remain high for at least the next 24 hours, due to the high tides between now, 08:00, 27/10/19 and Tuesday evening, 29/10/19. The Environment Agency will have operational staff checking defences today, 27/10/19. We would ask people to remain vigilant and contact the emergency services if you have any immediate flooding concerns. The Leeds incident room remains open and the incident response staff will continue to monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 16:00 today, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:37
River Don
This flood warning was issued based on trigger levels being met. The Environment Agency have had operational staff on site and can confirm that there has not been any overtopping of the embankments. This Flood Warning will remain in force as the river levels remain high throughout the night. We would ask people to remain vigilant and contact the emergency services if you have any immediate flooding concerns. The Leeds incident room remains open and we will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated in the next 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 19:54
River Don
River levels are continuing to rise following persistent rainfall last night. The trigger level for the Flood Warning has been met, however, evacuation is currently not expected. Please contact the emergency services if you have any immediate flooding concerns. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast in the incident room and we are sending operational staff to inspect the embankments. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the next 8 hours or as the situation changes.