February 18, 2020 10.09 am This story is over 19 months old

Almost 40 Lincolnshire flood alerts remain in Storm Dennis aftermath

The forecast seems to be improving

Over 30 flood warnings and alerts affecting Lincolnshire are in place in the aftermath of the heavy rain and winds of Storm Dennis which caused disruption in the county.

Although the weather is improving, 13 flood warnings and 25 flood alerts remain.

The Environment Agency removed flood warnings for the Wainfleet area on Monday afternoon. It said river levels were dropping, but they are continuing to monitor the situation. Coronation Hall on Wainfleet High Street opened on Monday night, with help from the police and a local flood action group.

Flood warnings

Thirteen flood warnings affecting Lincolnshire are in place, meaning flooding is expected and immediate action is required in the following areas:

  • River Trent at Carlton on Trent including Beck Cottage
  • River Trent at Caythorpe
  • River Trent at Collingham
  • River Trent at Farndon riverside properties including Dorner Avenue and Wyke and Marsh Lane area
  • River Trent at Fiskerton Mill including Rolleston Fields, Gorse and Nurseries area
  • River Trent at Gibsmere and Gipsy Lane at Bleasby
  • River Trent at Girton
  • River Trent at Gunthorpe
  • River Trent at Hoveringham
  • River Trent at Newark for riverside properties
  • River Trent at Newark Sugar Factory and Kelham Bridge
  • River Trent at Newark Tolney Lane and Riverside Marinas
  • River Trent at Shelford for Shelford Manor and The Holmes

Flood alerts

In addition, 25 flood alerts are 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
  • East and West Fens
  • East and West Glens
  • Fossdyke Canal and River Till
  • Holderness Drain
  • Lincoln Watercourses
  • Lower Glen and Bourne Eau System
  • Lower River Ancholme
  • Lower River Derwent
  • Lower River Witham
  • Lower Welland
  • Minor Watercourses in North Kesteven
  • River Foulness and Market Weighton catchment
  • River Idle in Nottinghamshire
  • River Steeping
  • River Trent from Cromwell Weir to Gainsborough
  • River Trent in Nottinghamshire
  • River Wreake in Leicestershire
  • South Forty Foot Drain
  • Tidal River Aire catchment
  • Welland Valley
  • Witham in North Kesteven
  • Witham in South Kesteven

Click here for the latest updates regarding flood warnings and alerts affecting Lincolnshire.

Weather forecast

The forecast in Lincoln is expected to be cloudy over the next few days, according to the Met Office, with rain showers possible.

Lincoln weather forecast for Tuesday, February 18. Photo: Met Office

Lincoln weather forecast for Wednesday, February 19. Photo: Met Office

Lincoln weather forecast for Thursday, February 20. Photo: Met Office

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