Flood Warning Info - Ea Beck at Thorpe Marsh and Almholme

Area Description

Almholme and surrounding area including Almholme Lane, Common Lane and Fordstead 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

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 18 Nov 2019 11:29
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force as water levels in Ea Beck remain relatively high . Levels in the adjacent River Don continue to fall which will help improve the rate of drainage from Ea Beck. No significant rainfall is forecast this week. Our 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 floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Check https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks for road closures. Visit GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 19:30 on 18/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Nov 2019 02:52
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to on-going high river levels. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh area, and Fordstead Lane is flooded. Levels on the River Don will continue to fall and will gradually reach levels low enough for Ea Beck to start to drain more quickly. No significant rainfall is forecast today, 18/11/2019. Our 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 floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Check https://www.doncaster.gov.uk/services/transport-streets-parking/current-roadworks for road closures. Visit GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. To report any flood impacts call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 10:45 on 18/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 18:57
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to on-going high river levels. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh area and Fordstead Lane is flooded. Levels on the River Don will continue to fall and will gradually reach levels low enough for Ea Beck to start to drain more quickly. Tonight will see further scattered showers, occasionally heavy, but we do not expect to see significant river response. Our 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 floodwater 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 0200 on 18/11/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 10:35
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force today due to ongoing high river levels. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh area and Fordstead Lane is flooded. Levels on the River Don will continue to fall and will gradually reach levels low enough for Ea Beck to start to drain more quickly. Today will see scattered showers, occasionally heavy, but we do not expect to see significant river response. Our 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 17/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 02:30
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force today due to ongoing high river levels. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh area and Fordstead Lane is flooded. Levels on the River Don will continue to fall and will gradually reach levels low enough for Ea Beck to start to drain more quickly. No further significant rainfall is currently forecast but we continue to monitor the situation closely. Our 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 10:45 on 17/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 19:29
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to ongoing high river levels. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh area and Fordstead Lane is flooded. Levels on the River Don will continue to fall and will gradually reach levels low enough for Ea Beck to start to drain more quickly. No further significant rainfall is currently forecast but we continue to monitor the situation closely. Our 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 02:45 on 17/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 10:45
Ea Beck
This flood warning remains in force today (16/11/2019) due to ongoing high river levels. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh area and Fordstead Lane is flooded. Levels on the River Don will continue to fall through today and will gradually reach levels low enough for Ea Beck to start to drain more quickly. No further significant rainfall is currently forecast but we continue to monitor the situation closely. 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 18:45 on 16/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:10
Ea Beck
This Warning is still in force due to high river levels after the recent heavy rainfall. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh, and is likely to continue to do so overnight and into Saturday morning (16/11/2019). No further significant rainfall is expected overnight and into tomorrow (16/11/2019). 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. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Stay away from embankments holding back flood water and if you spot any issues, please report these using our Incident Hotline 0800 80 70 60. Visit GOV.UK for the latest information on flood warnings in force, river levels, and 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 10:15 on 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 18:17
Ea Beck
This Warning is still in force today (15/11/2019) due to high river levels following last night’s rainfall. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, spilling water into Thorpe Marsh, and is likely to continue to do so throughout the day. No further significant rainfall is expected over today and tomorrow. 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. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Stay away from embankments holding back flood water and if you spot any issues, please report these using our Incident Hotline 0800 80 70 60. Visit GOV.UK for the latest information on flood warnings in force, river levels, and 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 02:15 on 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:35
Ea Beck
This Warning is still in force today (15/11/2019) due to high river levels following last nights rainfall. Norwood spillway is operating as designed, water spilling into Thorpe marsh area, and is likely to do so through the day. No further significant rainfall is expected over today and tomorrow. 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 and our incident room is open 24/7. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. Stay away from embankments holding back flood water and if you spot any issues, please report these using our Incident Hotline 0800 80 70 60. Visit Gov.UK for the latest information on flood warnings in force, river levels, and five day flood forecast.’ This message will be updated by 18:30 on the 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 02:04
Ea Beck
River levels in the Lower Don and Ea beck catchments are rising due to the recent rainfall. River levels are forecast to peak around 9:00am tomorrow 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 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 10:00 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 17:45
Ea Beck
River levels are continuing to fall in the Lower Don catchment, including Ea Beck. 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 08:00 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 01:30 on 15/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 09:38
Ea Beck
River levels have continued to steadily fall overnight in the Lower Don catchment, including Ea Beck. This morning, Thursday, 14th November, 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. Due to the forecast 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 15:30 on 14/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 23:20
Ea Beck
Ea Beck at Thorpe Marsh and Almholme 680 River levels on Ea Beck remain high today, 13/11/19, and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed pumps to Thorpe Marsh. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire from approximately 14:00 on Thursday, 14/11/19, into 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 are monitoring the situation closely. Our incident room remains open. Please avoid walking or driving through flood water, and 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 at 07:15 on 14/11/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 15:19
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed pumps to Thorpe Marsh. We are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on 14 November, from early evening. This may be locally heavy and given the wet ground conditions we expect local rivers to respond later on 14 and into 15 November. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated 23:17 on 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Nov 2019 05:43
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed pumps to Thorpe Marsh. We are expecting a band of rain to move across South Yorkshire on 14 November, from early evening. This may be locally heavy and given the wet ground conditions we expect local rivers to respond later on 14 and into 15 November. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Our incident room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated 13:45, 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 21:44
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels which are beginning to fall. Low lying roads and Farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed pumps to Thorpe Marsh. 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 room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 05:42 on 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 13:06
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed pumps to Thorpe Marsh. 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 room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 21:00 on 12/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Nov 2019 04:48
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. We are expecting scattered showers throughout today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any further significant impact on river levels. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed two 12-inch pumps to Thorpe Marsh. 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 room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 12:50 on 12/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 22:22
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. 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. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed two 12-inch pumps to Thorpe Marsh. 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 room remains open. 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 13:29
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. 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. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed two 12-inch pumps to Thorpe Marsh. 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 room remains open. 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 12:44
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high, especially in the lower catchment. Thorpe Marsh reservoir is at capacity. 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. Property and farmland may still flood. 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. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 20:45 on 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Nov 2019 04:45
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck 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. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed two 12 inch pumps to Thorpe Marsh. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 12:45 on 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 21:04
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck 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. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and have deployed two 12 inch pumps to Thorpe Marsh. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 05:00 on 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 12:47
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is now at capacity. We do not expect there to be any further significant rainfall over Sunday 10/11/19, however, the forecast for the rest of the week is unsettled. River levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 20:45 on 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Nov 2019 04:41
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck remain high and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is now at capacity. Although we do not expect there to be any further significant rainfall in the next 24 hours, river levels will remain high - especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. Property and farmland may still flood. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room remains open. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 12:39 on 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 20:35
Ea Beck
Levels on Ea Beck continue to remain high as a result of the heavy, persistent rainfall across the catchment and Thorpe Marsh reservoir is now at capacity. No significant rainfall is forecast in the next 24 hours, however we expect river levels to remain high especially in the lower catchments of Ea Beck. There is still a potential risk of flooding to property and farmland. 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 04:30 on 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Nov 2019 12:32
Ea Beck
River levels on Ea Beck have been high but steady and we have now received reports of the Ea beck overtopping into Thorpe Marsh today (9/11/19). Flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Thorpe Marsh and Almholme. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 20:30, or as the situation changes. The weather should mainly be dry for Saturday and Sunday with no significant rain is forecast on these days, but river levels will remain high until today.