Flood warnings and information

Flood warnings and information

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With the current heavy rainfall, certain areas in the district are at an increased risk of flooding. If you’re in an affected area (or know someone who is) please follow the below.

Any flood warnings and/or road closures will be listed on this page as we get them

Flood Warnings

Use the Flood Warnings Information Service to find information for your location.

Road Closures

Check Area Traffic Control on Twitter or use the AA Traffic News website. BBC Radio Leicester will also have updates.

Leicestershire County Council also have a map with road closures.

Before travelling, check any roads both in the district or across the county to see if any roads have been closed because of excess water.


We have a limited supply of sandbags and can only use them to protect:

  • Life and important buildings such as hospitals or substations
  • The elderly, disabled and vulnerable residents
  • Access for emergency vehicles

If your scenario is not covered above please buy sandbags from DIY stores or building merchants.

You can also prepare for any flooding by using the Bluepages Independent Flood Directory.

In a flooding emergency contact us on 0844 736 9545.


If you are at risk of flooding we strongly recommend moving any valuables you have upstairs, or as far away from any potential flood damage as possible.