River Witham and associated Fens from Washingborough to Metheringham

Flood warning

Heavy rain fell over the River Witham catchment last week and further heavy rainfall is forecast today, Wednesday 20th January, through until tomorrow. We expect properties along the River Witham and associated Fens from Washingborough to Metheringham to continue to be affected. Low lying properties near the river are most at risk. River levels are expected to remain high throughout this week. Stay safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid contact with flood water, riverside paths and river embankments. Our staff are out in the area to check the flood defences, clear blockages, operate our assets and assist the Emergency Services and Council. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Thursday 21st January, or as the situation changes

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 8:58am, Wednesday 20th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Witham and associated Fens from Washingborough to Metheringham, including Washingborough Fen, Heighington Fen, Branston Booths, Branston Fen, Potterhanworth Booths, Potterhanworth Fen, Bardney, Nocton Fen, Dunston Fen and Metheringham Fen

Counties covered: Lincolnshire

Watercourses covered: River Witham, South Delph

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 Witham and associated Fens from Washingborough to Metheringham.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

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

Lower River Witham
Lower River Witham from Lincoln to Boston. Tributaries may also affect Woodhall Spa, Coningsby, South Kyme, and Bardney

Low Barlings and the Short Ferry Area
Areas near the Barlings Eau and River Witham in the Low Barlings and Short Ferry Area

No current or recent warnings.

Stainfield Beck in Stainfield
Stainfield including the area near to the road bridge in Stainfield

No current or recent warnings.

Heighington Beck in Heighington
Areas near Heighington Beck including the High Street, Beck Lane, Park Lane and Hawthorne Close

No current or recent warnings.

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