Flood Warning Info - River Thames at Purley Village

Area Description

River Thames at Purley Village.
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 Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to very gradually fall on the River Thames in the Purley area. Therefore, the risk of flooding 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 07:23
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Thames in the Purley area, and levels are forecast to continue to fall over the coming days. Therefore, the risk of flooding 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). 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, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 18:38
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Levels are forecast to remain high at a similar level over the next few days as water moves through the river system. 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 09:53
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Levels are forecast to remain high at a similar level over the next few days as water moves through the river system. 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 18:51
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames 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).  We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly over the next few days as water moves through the river system. 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, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 07:43
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible today. We expect flooding to affect properties along River Gardens. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in November 2000. Today is forecast to be mainly dry before more rain moves in overnight tonight into Tuesday (24/12/2019). We expect river levels to continue rising very slowly over the next couple of days as water moves through the river system. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area today warning and informing residents. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated this evening, 23/12/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 20:02
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected tomorrow morning, 23/12/2019. We expect flooding to affect properties along River Gardens. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in November 2000. 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 continue rising over the next couple of days as water moves through the river system. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area today warning and informing residents. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/12/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 07:28
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected tomorrow morning, 23/12/2019. We expect flooding to affect properties along River Gardens. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in November 2000. The rain should clear this morning leaving a mostly dry day. We expect river levels to continue rising over the next couple of days as water moves through the river catchment. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area today warning and informing residents. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated this evening, 22/12/2019 or as the situation changes.