Flood alert – River Foulness and Market Weighton catchment

Flooding is possible – be prepared

This information was last updated at 3:11pm Tuesday 19 January 2021

The flood alert for the River Foulness and Market Weighton catchment has been issued due to high river levels on the River Foulness. Flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible today, Tuesday 19/01/2021. The river level at Welham Bridge is rising in response to recent rainfall. Persistent and heavy rain is forecast to continue through until Thursday 21/01/2021 and we expect river levels to rise further. Please avoid riverside paths and roads that might be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours’ time or as the situation changes.