River Levels
River Levels

River Devon and Smite in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire

Flood alert

River levels are rising at the Woolsthorpe river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening, 22/05/24. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads around Easthorpe, Bottesford, Belvoir Lane and the Woolsthorpe to Belvoir road in Woolsthorpe, Church Lane and Main Street in Muston and Easthorpe and Bottesford may be affected by flood water. Agricultural areas and roads around the River Smite may also be affected.
Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 23/05/2024.
We are closely monitoring the situation.
Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.
To check the status of road closures online, please visit the One Network live map.
This message will be updated by 16:00 tomorrow, 23/05/24, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 4:15pm, Wednesday 22nd May.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Devon, Smite and tributaries from Knipton to the River Trent at Newark on Trent

Region: East Midlands

Country: England

Counties covered: Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire

Watercourses covered: River Devon

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for River Devon and Smite in Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Devon at Bottesford, Easthorpe, Muston and Woolsthorpe
River Devon at Bottesford including Easthorpe, Muston and Woolsthorpe

No current or recent warnings.

River Smite at Aslockton and Whatton
River Smite at Aslockton and Whatton including the Dark Lane, the Recreation Ground and the Whatton Prison

No current or recent warnings.

River Smite at Shelton Lodge and Port Grange Farms
River Smite at Shelton Lodge and Port Grange Farms

No current or recent warnings.

River Trent at Hoveringham
River Trent at Hoveringham including farms around the Causeway Dyke

No current or recent warnings.

River Trent at Gibsmere and Gipsy Lane at Bleasby
River Trent at Gibsmere and Gipsy Lane at Bleasby including riverside farms

No current or recent warnings.

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