Flood Warning Info - Smestow Brook at Hinksford

Area Description

Smestow Brook at Hinksford including Hinksford Park, Greensforge, Flatheridge Cottage and Greensforge Lane.
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 16 Feb 2020 18:52
Smestow Brook
River levels remain high at the Swindon river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property remains. River Levels are expected to drop tomorrow Monday 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges 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 morning, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 11:28
Smestow Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Swindon river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high Monday, 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 03:13
Smestow Brook
River levels have risen at the Swindon river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property is expected imminently. Further, potentially heavy, rainfall is forecast through to midday (16/02/20). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges 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 morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:13
Smestow Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Swindon river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood 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 26 Oct 2019 10:58
Smestow Brook
River levels are rising at the Swindon river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. We expect river levels to continue rising today (26/10/19 We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and checking defences. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.