Flood Alert Info - Stoke Trent

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Norton Green and Darlaston on the River Trent and on the Lyme Brook and Ford Green Brook.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2020 16:29
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight, 17/06/20. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/06/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2020 16:25
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight, 16/06/20. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/06/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 07:30
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Brindley Ford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 7:00 Sunday 23/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. Stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:59
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen on the River Trent and on the Lyme Brook and Ford Green Brook as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis and are expected to remain high for the next few days. Consequently, the flooding of low lying property, roads and land is expected to continue. Further potentially heavy rainfall is forecast through to midday, Sunday 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in the afternoon, Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 01:04
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are rising at the Stoke river level gauge as a result of the continued rainfall from Storm Dennis. Further, potentially heavy, rainfall is forecast until around midday (16/02/20). Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight and into the morning. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Please stay aware in case Flood Warnings are issued that may warn of possible property flooding. We are closely monitoring the situation and actively checking river levels. Please 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 Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 12:39
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stoke river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected later this afternoon and overnight. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. We are issuing this flood alert now to give as much notice as possible. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. The risk of flooding from Storm Dennis is high. Please stay aware in case further flood warnings are issued that may warn of possible property flooding. We are closely monitoring the situation and actively checking river levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 17:05
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible until tomorrow, Tuesday 11/02/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further rain showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted, but still pose a flood risk. 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 tomorrow morning, Tuesday 11/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 08:03
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until later today, Monday 10/02/20. 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 this afternoon, Monday 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:30
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels rising at the Stoke river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further heavy showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday, 10/02/20. 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 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 07:57
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are rising at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding of low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook is possible later today. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours and we expect river levels to rise until this evening, Sunday 09/02/20. 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 this afternoon, Sunday 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 16:37
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are expected to rise as a result of forecast heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible. Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight Saturday 08/02/20 into, and throughout Sunday 09/02/20. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas as a result of this rainfall. 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. and stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:20
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels remain high in the Liverpool Road area of the River Trent at Stoke. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. No further rainfall is forecast, for the remainder of the weekend. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon (27/10/2019) or as the


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 19:57
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are peaking, or are starting to fall, in the Staffordshire and Dudley areas and are generally high but steady in the Rugeley area. The river levels are still rising in the Lower Trent area as the flood water moves down the river catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. No further rainfall is forecast, for the remainder of the weekend. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 08:16
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding may be affecting low-lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue to rise 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 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 this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 12:35
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
This Flood Alert is being issued as a precautionary measure following the forecast of heavy persistent rainfall, with the possibility of isolated heavier downpours across this area. This is expected to occur from this afternoon (Friday 25th October) and overnight until Saturday afternoon (26th October). However, there is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 19:12
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Newcastle under Lyme river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Sep 2019 07:48
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are rising at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 22/09/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later this afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Aug 2019 18:10
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are forecast to rise at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall due tonight. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 04:00 and 10:00 tomorrow morning, 09/08/2019. We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure because we expect river levels to begin rising at 02:00 tomorrow morning 09/08/2019. 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Aug 2019 17:05
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this evening. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook betweeb Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location and timing of these thunderstorms. Thunderstorms are forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise this evening 01/08/2019.. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 02/08/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 12:28
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Stoke river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening 31/07/19. 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 this evening, 31/07/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jul 2019 18:05
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stoke river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur this evening and overnight, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. More rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may cause river levels to rise further. 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 tomorrow morning, 31/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 11:08
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen and are forecast to continue to rise at the Stoke river gauge due to rainfall last night and today. As a result, flooding of roads and farmland has occurred this morning. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. The amount of rain expected and the exact location and timing of this rainfall is uncertain. More rain is forecast today and over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the forecast. Please stay aware in case further alerts or warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2019 18:03
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Stoke river gauge due to rainfall today and further rain forecast overnight. As a result, flooding of roads and farmland may start at around 6am tomorrow 28/07/2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. The amount of rain expected and the exact location and timing of this rainfall is uncertain however and there is a potential for property flooding and a precautionary flood warning will be issued for the River Trent at Stoke on Trent. More rain is forecast on Sunday. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the forecast. Please stay aware in case further alerts or warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 15:35
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area overnight (in the early hours of Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 16:00
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of yesterdays (11/06/2019) persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain steady this afternoon and potentially rise throughout the evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels, the weather forecast and checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 20:07
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and tonight 11/06/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. We expect river levels to rise over night and into the early hours of tomorrow, 12/06/2019. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jun 2019 08:04
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
Further rainfall has fallen overnight and will continue to do so for the next few hours of today, Saturday 8 June 2019. River levels on the River Trent and its tributaries are likely to rise in response to this rain. Flooding of property is not currently expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4PM on 08/06/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jun 2019 19:56
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stoke river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall which has been falling today and will continue overnight. Consequently, flooding of some roads is possible overnight and into tomorrow, Saturday 8th June 2019. Further heavy rainfall and showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise overnight and into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8AM on Saturday 8th June or before then if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Apr 2019 09:46
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and are expected to continue falling, with no further rise forecasted. 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 this afternoon, 28/04/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Apr 2019 19:52
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 20:00 today, 27/04/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 7 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 10:00 tomorrow, 28/04/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 28/04/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 08:39
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
River levels have risen at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of overnight persistent rain and localised heavy showers. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated if and when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 18:31
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution based on the forecast. Over the last 12 hours heavy persistent rain has fallen over the Stoke Trent catchment which has resulted in river levels rising. Further heavy rain overnight and into tomorrow (Monday 15th October) has been forecasted. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads tomorrow (Monday 15th October) in this area. No flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Remain vigilant as this additional overnight rain may lead to further rises in the river levels and increased flood risk. We will continue to monitor the river levels in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 15:06
Ford Green Brook, Lyme Brook, River Trent
Heavy rain has fallen within the River Trent and on the Lyme and Ford Green Brooks catchments today (Thursday the twentieth of September). This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect the rain to continue throughout the evening and for river levels to rise. However, at this time, no flooding of properties is expected. Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.