[44] The Environment Agency issued a flood warning for Retford and moved pumps into the Redtford Beck area in an attempt to prevent the flooding of homes. [81][82], On 14 November in Sambourne, near Coughton, in Warwickshire vehicle drivers had to be rescued from flood water. [104] River levels were very high, especially along the River Don, resulting in some minor riverside flooding in the Lower Don Valley between the city centre and Meadowhall. [71] A landslip led to the closure of the B4234 between Kerne Bridge and Walford. 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Enter a postcode or place to find your nearest station. Fifty homes across North Lincolnshire were flooded, according to figures released by North Lincolnshire council. Video, How a little Ant became a financial giant, Vienna shooting: Gunman hunted after deadly 'terror' attack. More than seven roads were closed in the Nottinghamshire area. [125][126], On 21 February Prince Charles visited Pontypridd and met with local residents. Monitoring station where flooding is possible. GOV.UK uses cookies to make the site simpler. [84] In Stratford-upon-Avon, temporary flood barriers were installed near the town centre. We will bring you the latest on the roads and floods in Worcestershire and Herefordshire in the blog below, including regular updates on road closures. The River Calder rose to very high levels but did not break its banks in Todmorden, Hebden Bridge or Mytholmroyd, unlike the previous weekend, and only minor surface water flooding was reported across Calderdale in general. Three years in three minutes. The Environment Agency said areas around the River Avon in Worcestershire and Warwickshire were expected to be affected by flooding until Monday. Video, Well, that was wild. [29] The floods resulted in the closure of 39 roads in the Doncaster area on 11 November. [70] The Environment Agency issued flood warnings for Stratford-upon-Avon, Evesham, Bidford-on-Avon, Warwick, and Leamington Spa. By [110] Hundreds of people were evacuated from Nantgarw. You're missing out. Pumps were deployed to protect the town of Retford from flooding. [30], On 15 November Doncaster Council issued a list of 26 roads still closed due to the flood. The bridge has since been closed to traffic. [64] Parts of the A38 were closed in both directions at Stoke Heath because of flooding. [49] The rail service between Shirebrook and Worksop, on the Robin Hood Line was also disrupted. [76], On 14 November West Midlands Trains' services between Worcester and Birmingham were cancelled because of flooding in Bromsgrove. Evesham, Worcestershire, England 9:06am Thursday 29 October 2020 River and sea levels are regularly checked by a network of monitoring stations. The washlands help protect 7,000 homes and businesses in and around Lincoln. The Sheffield to Leeds (via Moorthorpe) route was also suspended. Check the long term flood risk for an area in England. Fishlake local resident, Grant Berry appeared on BBC News stating, "The village had not flooded in over 100 years" as he evacuated his home. [93][94] Twelve roads remained closed on 17 November, with the B4234 at Kerne Bridge being closed due to a landslip. Flood barriers have been put up in the town for the first time since they were introduced in 2017. Both the New River Ancholme (constructed in 1635) and the Old River Ancholme had over-topped their banks flooding parts of Brigg. Postcode or town Apply Show all warnings in England. Three years in three minutes. Surface water flooded sliproads onto the Sheffield Parkway in Handsworth, which then had to be closed as a car became stranded in the water. Here you can view the latest on flooding in Worcestershire. .css-8h1dth-Link{font-family:ReithSans,Helvetica,Arial,freesans,sans-serif;font-weight:700;-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;color:#FFFFFF;}.css-8h1dth-Link:hover,.css-8h1dth-Link:focus{-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}Read about our approach to external linking. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk). US election 2020 polls: Who is ahead - Trump or Biden? [97] Trains operated by Southeastern between Maidstone West and Strood, and between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings, were suspended as a result of downed trees, track damage and electricity failures. On 17 November the Met Office reported its Sheffield weather station had recorded its wettest ever autumn, "With 15 days [of November] still to go, the site has already recorded 427.6 mm of rain. [26] About 30 residents were evacuated from the Short Ferry Caravan Park near to Bardney, which is close to the Barlings Eau. [47] In Mansfield the heavy rain also caused a mudslide which resulted in 35 homes being evacuated. When CRT engineers visited the sluice gate they refused to enter the building housing the sluice, saying the building was 'unsafe'. Early on 8 November, heavy and prolonged rainfall[4] fell on these saturated catchments across the southern Peak District causing flash floods and rivers to burst their banks. The Environment Agency described the flooding across parts of the West Midlands as "unprecedented", and warned that excess runoff from the upper reaches of the Severn in Wales meant that the flooding in the lower Severn valley would likely be prolonged for at least three days. He said he packed some belongings and called for help. [106], In the London area, adverse weather conditions resulted in the postponement of the Women's FA Cup football matches between Arsenal and Lewes and between Crystal Palace and Brighton & Hove Albion; the latter is contested as the M23 derby. [103], By daybreak on 16 February, severe flooding was reported across the East Midlands, including Ilkeston and Lowdham; a major incident was declared by the local council in the latter village. Use of Internet Explorer requires version 9 or later to access maps. Map of Evesham (Worcestershire) postcodes and their flood risks. [46], Residents of mobile homes in Newark were evacuated on 9 November over fears that the River Trent would burst its banks. [115] In Hereford, the River Wye reached its highest level in recorded history, and the major incident declaration was subsequently expanded to cover Herefordshire and Shropshire. Large-scale evacuations of villages in the River Usk and River Wye floodplains were co-ordinated by emergency services on 16 February in anticipation of serious flooding. Riverhead pumping station, operated by Associated British Ports attempted to pump as much of the Freshney's water into Alexandra Dock as was possible using all three Archimedes screws at the pumping station simultaneously. [104][105] There was also some minor flooding from the River Derwent in Derby itself, including at the Derby Rugby Club. Further isolated flooding incidents were reported in December and January, before the second main wave of flooding, caused by Storms Ciara and Dennis, occurred in February 2020.