Flood Alert Info - Bourne Brook (Tamworth)

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Shenstone and Fazeley.
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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 16:11
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hints river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, 11/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 06:42
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 10/03/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 16:57
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Hints river level gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may still be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation and 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, 03/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 09:24
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Hints river level gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may still be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation and 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, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 17:07
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high and steady at the Hints river level gauge but are expected to fall throughout today, Sunday 01/03/2020. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may still be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Some isolated scattered showers are possible this evening and over the next few days. 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, 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:07
Bourne Brook
River levels are high and steady at the Hints river level gauge but are expected to fall throughout today, Sunday 01/03/2020. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may still be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further scattered showers are possible during today. 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, Sunday 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 18:26
Bourne Brook
River levels are high and steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of the persistent overnight rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. 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 have deep standing water. This message will be updated Sunday, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:55
Bourne Brook
River levels are high and steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of the persistent overnight rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. River levels are expected to continue to remain high and steady today, Saturday 29/02/2020. Further scattered showers are forecast throughout the day. 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 have deep standing water. This message will be updated later today, Saturday 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 15:27
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin this afternoon and into the evening, 28/02/20. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast overnight until tomorrow morning, 29/02/20. 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 tomorrow morning, 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 09:06
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high at the Hints river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding is still affecting Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Rainfall is forecast to ease throughout today (27/02/20) and further heavy rainfall is expected tomorrow (Friday, 28/02/20). 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. Stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated Friday morning, 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:11
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but steady at the Hints river gauge, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high but steady overnight. 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. This message will be updated Thursday morning, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 16:11
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but steady at the Hints river gauge, as a result of heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high but steady overnight. 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. This message will be updated Wednesday morning, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 10:13
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Hints river gauge. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and possibly overnight. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 16:43
Bourne Brook
River levels are continuing to rise at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is continuing. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Scattered showers are forecast for the rest of today. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today Monday 24/02/2020. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning Tuesday 25/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 09:28
Bourne Brook
River levels are starting to rise again at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is continuing. Flooding is still affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today 24/02/2020. 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. This message will be updated later today, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 17:00
Bourne Brook
River levels are high and steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is continuing. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours some of which may fall as snow. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 23/02/20. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 08:31
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 23/02/20. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 17:56
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy and persistent rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding is remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. The forecast is improving, with light and scattered showers expected over the next few days. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, 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 tomorrow, Tuesday 18/02/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 12:45
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rain showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, 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, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:26
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain overnight. 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, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 11:50
Bourne Brook
River levels are rising on the Bourne 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 15 Feb 2020 15:02
Bourne Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain has been forecast for this area today 15/02/2020. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of the heavy rain. 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 9 Jan 2020 08:24
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 08:00 today and midday tomorrow, Friday 10/01/2020. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until midday on Friday 10/01/2020. 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, Thursday 9/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 09:31
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen again at the Hints river gauge as a result of the showery rain overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Today, Sunday 22 December 2019, and most of tomorrow should be dry before more rain overnight on Monday 23 December 2019. We expect river levels to remain high. 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. This message will be updated later today, 21 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:34
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall today, Friday 20 December 2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. No further heavy rainfall is forecast, only showers this evening and over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high and continue to rise with the rain today. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 21 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:55
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of yesterday’s heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high overnight, Friday 15/11/16. 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, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 05:06
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. The weather outlook is improving, however the risk of property, roads and farmland flooding throughout today remains. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 17:58
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening/overnight, 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 18:17
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hints river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/11/Y19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 09:03
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Monday, 11/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated this afternoon, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 16:40
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high Monday morning, 11/11/19. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 07:09
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. No further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high into Monday, 11/11/19. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:43
Bourne Brook
River levels are falling in the Upper Tame area but are peaking or still rising in the Middle Tame are and on the River Anker. River levels continue to rise in the Lower Tame area as the flood water moves down the river catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. No further rainfall is forecast. 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
Bourne Brook
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 12:27
Bourne Brook
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 29 Sep 2019 16:41
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. 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, 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 07:40
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Sunday Morning, 29/09/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday morning 30/09/19. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 19:11
Bourne Brook
River levels are rising at the Hints river gauge as a result of today's heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight, 28/07/2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne 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, 29/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 15:38
Bourne Brook
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 13 Jun 2019 17:08
Bourne Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the last 48 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads is expected to continue throughout today 13/06/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 08:33
Bourne Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected today, 13/06/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 07:05
Bourne Brook
Heavy rain has fallen within the Bourne Brook catchment yesterday. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area this morning and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Further showers are forecast during the week so please remain vigilant. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are currently monitoring the situation and talking to our professional partners.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:38
Bourne Brook
River levels will remain high for the rest of the day. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Showers are expected tomorrow. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:15
Bourne Brook
The Bourne Brook at Tamworth is steadily rising. Overnight rainfall will see that levels will continue to rise throughout this morning and may remain high for the remainder of today (Monday 2nd April). There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Remain vigilant as further rain is expected throughout today, which may lead to further flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. At the time of this statement, no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 21:39
Bourne Brook
Levels on the Bourne Brook near Tamworth have fallen during today (Saturday 31st March). There may still be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Tomorrow, Sunday 1 April is expected to be dry but remain vigilant as more persistent rain is expected on Monday 2 April which may lead to further flood risk. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:07
Bourne Brook
River levels have risen on the Bourne Brook near Tamworth as a result of a band of heavy showery rain passing through the catchment yesterday afternoon and evening. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area today, Saturday 31st March. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Remain vigilant as further rain is expected on Monday 2 April which may lead to further flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 17:17
Bourne Brook
Heavy rain has fallen within the Bourne Brook catchment over the last 24 hours. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area, and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. The level in the Brook has now peaked and is starting to fall. We will continue to monitor the situation and update our website with any developments in the forecast. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 08:13
Bourne Brook
Heavy rain has fallen within the Bourne Brook catchment last night (Tuesday 26 December 2017). This has resulted in river levels rising in this area, and we have issued the flood alert, as there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Further rainfall is expected this morning. We will continue to monitor the situation and update our website with any developments in the forecast. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website