River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill

Flood warning

Heavy rain fell over the River Witham catchment last week and further heavy rainfall is forecast for today, Wednesday 20th January, through until tomorrow. We expect properties along the River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill 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 9:00am, Wednesday 20th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill including Blankney Fen, Martin Fen, Martin Dales, Timberland, Walcot Fen, Tattershall Bridge, Dogdyke, Chapel Hill and Billinghay Dales

Counties covered: Lincolnshire

Watercourses covered: River Witham

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 Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill.

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

Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven
Heighington, Dunston, Blankney Becks, Billinghay Skirth and River Slea. Tributaries may also affect Dunston, Scopwick, Digby, Ruskington, South Kyme, Sleaford, Ancaster, Wilsford, and Kelby

Car Dyke, Billinghay Skirth and tributaries in the Billinghay area
Car Dyke, Billinghay Skirth and tributaries in the Billinghay area, including the village of Billinghay and isolated properties in the Digby, Dorrington and Ruskington Fen areas

No current or recent warnings.

River Bain in Coningsby and Tattershall
Areas near to the River Bain in Coningsby and Tattershall, including Tattershall Caravan and Leisure Park

No current or recent warnings.

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