Witham in North Kesteven

Flood alert

We have seen heavy rainfall in the North Kesteven area over the past 36 hours. This means that the River Witham is rising, leading to continued flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from today onwards. We expect the river to remain high throughout today, Wednesday 20 January. We are expecting further rainfall in the North Kesteven area today. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are constantly monitoring river levels, and have staff in the field checking for blockages and clearing weedscreens. This message will be updated on Thursday 21 January, or as the situation changes

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 11:05am, Wednesday 20th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Witham and its tributaries from Claypole to Lincoln

Counties covered: Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire

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 Witham in North Kesteven.

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

Isolated properties and villages near the River Witham and River Brant from Claypole to Lincoln
Isolated properties and villages near the River Witham and River Brant from Claypole to Lincoln including, Sutton, Beckingham, Stapleford, Bassingham, Thurlby, Brant Broughton, North Hykeham and Bracebridge

No current or recent warnings.

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