Flood Warning Info - River Kennet from Denford down to Marsh Benham

Area Description

River Kennet from Denford down to Marsh Benham including Kintbury.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2019 19:55
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet particularly in the Denford to Marsh Benham area following recent rainfall, but have shown some decline in thepast 48 hours. The risk of flooding to properties is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast today (25/12/19). There is the potential for further showers, which may be heavy at times, throughout tomorrow (26/12/19). We expect river levels to remain high throughout this week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 26/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2019 07:30
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but continue to fall on the River Kennet following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding to properties is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast today (25/12/19), although there is the potential for further showers, which may be heavy at times, throughout tomorrow (26/12/19). River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 18:37
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet as a result of sustained rainfall last week. Levels are currently stable and will likely slowly fall further over the next 24 hours but will be responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a dry evening (24/12/2019) and clear Christmas Day (25/12/2019) with potential for heavy showers on Boxing Day (26/12/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 09:52
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet as a result of sustained rainfall last week. Levels are likely to slowly fall further over the next 48 hours but will react very gradually to further rainfall. Todays forecast is for thundery showers this morning, clearing this afternoon (24/12/2019). It will be dry tomorrow for Christmas Day (25/12/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 24/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 18:50
River Kennet
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Kennet as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property close to the river is possible. Rain is expected overnight into Tuesday (24/12/2019). River levels are beginning to fall slowly, but are expected to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 07:43
River Kennet
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on this River Kennet as a result of sustained rainfall last week. Therefore, flooding of property is possible today although levels are now stabilising. Today is forecast to be mainly dry before more rain moves in overnight tonight into Tuesday (24/12/2019). We expect river levels to remain high for several days in this location but levels have now started to fall upstream in the Marlborough area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 19:04
River Kennet
Property flooding is possible. River levels are continuing to rise slowly on the River Kennet as a result of sustained rainfall last week. Therefore, flooding of property is possible from tomorrow. Further heavy rain is not forecast today (22/12/19) or tomorrow, but there is a chance of showers which may be heavy at times on 24/12/19. We expect river levels to remain high for several days in this location but levels have now started to fall upstream in the Marlborough area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.