November 11, 2019 9.53 am This story is over 31 months old

Almost 40 flood warnings and alerts in Lincolnshire

A yellow weather warning is scheduled for Thursday

Nearly 40 flood warnings and alerts affecting Lincolnshire are in place on Monday morning as high water levels continue to cause problems in the county.

According to the Met Office, spells of heavy rain are expected in Lincoln and other areas of the county on Monday and Tuesday. The Met Office has also issued a yellow warning for rain on Thursday, November 14, which will affect Lincoln and other areas of the county.

The warning will be in place between midnight and 11.45pm on Thursday, with risk of further heavy rain across areas which are experiencing ongoing flooding.

The heavy rain is also affecting some roads in the county, including the A16 just North of Burwell. Alford & Mablethorpe Police posted on its Facebook account on Monday morning saying the road is flooded across both lanes.

Flood warnings & alerts

Twelve flood warnings affecting Lincolnshire are currently in place at the time of writing.

This means flooding is expected and immediate action is required in the following areas:

  • Car Dyke, Billinghay Skirth and tributaries in the Billinghay area
  • Isolated properties and villages near to the River Ancholme from Bishopbridge to Brigg
  • Low Barlings and the Short Ferry Area
  • Patrington Haven on Winestead Drain
  • River Don at Moorends and Thorne
  • River Idle at Retford, Eaton and Gamston
  • River Idle at West Retford and Ordsall
  • River Trent at Carlton on Trent including Beck Cottage
  • River Witham and associated Fens from Chapel Hill to Boston
  • River Witham and associated Fens from Washingborough to Metheringham
  • River Witham and associated Fens from Woodhall Spa to Chapel Hill
  • Waithe Beck in the Hatcliffe Area

Several flood warnings are currently in place affecting Lincolnshire. Photo: Flood information service

25 flood alerts affecting Lincolnshire are also in place, meaning flooding is possible and to be prepared in the following areas:

  • Bain Catchment
  • Barlings Eau and Duckpool Catchwater
  • Burstwick and Keyingham Drains
  • Fossdyke Canal and River Till
  • Groundwater flooding south of the Humber Estuary
  • Holderness Drain
  • Humber Tributaries
  • Lincoln Watercourses
  • Louth Canal and Waithe Beck
  • Lower River Ancholme
  • Lower River Derwent
  • Lower River Witham
  • Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven
  • Rase and Upper Ancholme
  • River Foulness and Market Weighton catchment
  • River Idle in Nottinghamshire
  • River Maun in Nottinghamshire
  • River Trent from Cromwell Weir to Gainsborough
  • River Trent in Nottinghamshire
  • River Trent Tributaries in Nottinghamshire
  • River Wreake in Leicestershire
  • South East Holderness
  • Tidal River Ouse, Don and the Dutch River catchment
  • Witham in North Kesteven
  • Witham in South Kesteven

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