Experts give Doncaster the all clear as latest flood alert ends

Environment experts have sounded the all clear over latest flooding concerns in Doncaster

Wednesday, 12th February 2020, 10:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 18th February 2020, 10:55 am

The Environment Agency (EA) has dropped its flood alert on the Lower River Don catchment – a section of river running through Doncaster.

The EA lifted the alert for that stretch of the river just before 9am today.

It stated: “This flood alert is no longer in force for the River Don between Doncaster and Thorne. The river level continues to fall. There is some rain forecast overnight (13/02/2020) but we do not anticipate a significant river level response.

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High water levels this week at Thorpe in Balne, which was given a flood warning

“Low-lying land around the river will continue to be affected by standing water. Our Leeds incident room remains open: we are monitoring the situation in relation to rain expected on 15/02/2020 and 16/02/2020; and our operations teams continue to assess conditions on the ground. Please see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast, and for weather forecasts see the Met Office.”

High water levels this week at Thorpe in Balne, which was given a flood warning