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Flooding updates - October 2023

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Flood warning signs

Update - Tuesday 24th October.

- Amber weather warnings for rain are no longer in place across Sheffield.

- A yellow weather warning for rain is place across parts of South Yorkshire towards the East Coast on Tuesday (24th) and Wednesday (25th). Further details on the Met Office website

- There is a low risk of river and surface water flooding on Tuesday (24th) and Wednesday (25th). See more details: Flooding risk map. 

Below is a list of all the latest updates in relation to the amber weather warning for rain across Sheffield and the surrounding areas which was in place on Friday (20th) and into the weekend. Sheffield City Council worked alongside Amey throughout the weather to mitigate risk of flooding.

Road closures

Any updates on road closures can be found on the Streets Ahead page.

Travel updates

For travel updates, please follow the below pages:

Helpful information

Sandbags: If your property floods and you require sandbags, please contact 0114 273 4567 and select option 1, then option 2. Full information on sandbags can be found here. Please do not turn up at Olive Grove Depot.

Power cuts: For the latest updates on potential power cuts: Power Cuts Home | Northern Powergrid (

Government flooding updates: You can sign up for flood warnings from the Government here.

How to stay safe in heavy rain: Please plan ahead and read the Met Office advice. They have produced 5 tips for staying safe in heavy rain.

How to report flooding: If you spot a flooded road or blocked drain please report it to us here

Parks & other community closures

All parks are now reopened but visitors are asked to remain cautious of flood-related damage. 

For updates, check Sheffield Parks & Countryside on Facebook


For an up to date status on rivers across Sheffield, please check here.