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Following a steep rise in cases across the region, the whole of the North East has been named as an area that will receive additional support. You can read the latest statement from LA7 leaders. There are no additional restrictions on the area or residents but with cases of Covid higher than ever before everyone is asked to continue to act carefully and responsibly. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. See Covid-19 advice and information for advice on how to stay safe. Thank you for playing your part in helping to keep the North East open and protect others.

Flood warnings, help and advice


In this section you'll find emergency contacts, help and safety advice if you're being flooded, what's in place locally and what you can do to reduce the risk and impact of flooding.

If you are in immediate danger call 999 or see our emergency contacts information.

Current flood alerts

Report flooding

Report a flood, or a blocked road drain or gulley, or find more information on who is responsible for different types of flooding issues

Get sandbags

Are you at risk of flooding? In certain circumstances you can ask for sandbags to help.

Service disruptions and / or closures

Check how local services are being affected on the disruptions, closures and warnings page.

Flooding safety advice

Keep your family, personal property or business safe by following our flooding safety advice. Or download and print our  Icon for pdf Guide to flooding (PDF, 1.6mb) .

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