Flood Alert Info - River Kennet from Thatcham down to Reading

Area Description

River Kennet from Thatcham down to Reading including Burghfield, Colthrop, Woolhampton, Aldermaston, Theale, Calcot and Southcote.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 21 Mar 2020 10:40
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for dry weather today (21/3/20), over the weekend and into the start of next week. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow 22/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Mar 2020 09:43
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for largely dry weather today (20/3/20) and over the weekend. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow 21/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Mar 2020 10:59
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for largely dry weather today (19/3/20) and for the rest of the week. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow 20/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2020 07:43
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for dry weather today, with the possibility of some showers this evening. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 18/03/2020, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2020 16:37
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for dry weather overnight. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/03/2020, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2020 09:19
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for dry weather today. Please see the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 17/03/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 16:46
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for dry weather for the next 24 hours. Please see the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/03/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 08:27
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains but is decreasing. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Please remain aware of your local surroundings and stay safe by avoiding contact with flood water. The forecast is for dry weather today. Please see the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (16/03/2020) or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 17:10
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for mainly dry weather overnight. Please see the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (16/03/2020) or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 09:00
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a band of rain to cross the area this morning (15/03/2020) before clearing this afternoon. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (15/03/2020) or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2020 18:02
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for mainly dry weather overnight. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (15/03/2020) or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2020 09:30
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for some scattered showers today. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (14/03/2020) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2020 17:40
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling very slowly on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for some showers or light rain overnight. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (14/03/2020) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2020 10:25
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling very slowly on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a mainly dry day today. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (13/03/2020) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 17:59
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the lower River Kennet in the Theale area, where the levels are into the floodplain. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a mainly dry night overnight. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (13/03/2020) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 08:39
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the lower River Kennet and rising slowly in the Theale area, where the levels are possibly into the floodplain. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Elsewhere the River Kennet is within banks at our monitoring locations. The forecast is for possible showers today. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (12/03/2020) or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 16:12
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the lower River Kennet and rising slowly in the Theale area, where the levels are possibly into the floodplain. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Elsewhere the River Kennet is within banks at our monitoring locations. It is forecast to be dry today with a chance of showers tonight. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 11:25
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the lower River Kennet and rising slowly in the Theale area, where the levels are possibly into the floodplain. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Elsewhere the River Kennet is within banks at our monitoring locations. It is forecast to be dry today (11/03/2020) with a chance of isolated showers tonight. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, 11/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 21:00
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale where the levels are at bank full and possibly into the floodplain. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. It is forecast to be mostly dry tonight and on Wednesday (11/03/20), with the chance of an isolated shower. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/03/20, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 11:40
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale where the levels are almost at bank full. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for further showers today which will clear this evening (10/03/20) We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 20:35
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale but levels are still falling. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for further showers tonight and throughout tomorrow morning which will clear Tuesday afternoon (10/03/20) We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 12:19
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale, but levels are still falling. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast for today (09/03/20) is for a dry morning. This afternoon a frontal system brings widespread rainfall to the area which will persist into this evening. We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 09/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 20:07
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale but levels are still falling. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast for tonight is to be mostly dry before more rain moves in tomorrow afternoon (09/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 10:53
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale but levels are now starting to fall. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. Todays forecast is for areas to be mostly dry with isolated showers possible throughout the day, clearing overnight (08/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 08/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 19:56
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale but levels are now starting to fall. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast for tonight is for heavier frontal rainfall before this gives way to isolated showers on Sunday (08/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 10:58
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet, particularly around Theale but levels are now starting to fall. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast for today is for isolated showers throughout the day with frontal rainfall bringing more rainfall overnight into Sunday (08/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 07/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 21:33
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale where the levels are at bank full. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a dry night (06/03/20), with the possibility of isolated light showers on Saturday during the day. We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 11:41
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale where the levels are at bank full. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast for the next 24 hours is for dry conditions. We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 21:16
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale where the levels are at bank full. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast for the next 24 hours is for dry conditions. We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 11:38
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a mostly dry day (5/03/20) with a change of light showers. Tonight is forecast to be dry. We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 05/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 21:49
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. River levels are expected to remain high over the coming days and will be sensitive to further rainfall. The forecast is for a dry night (4/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 09:15
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. The forecast is showers breaking out through today (04/03/20), followed by a dry night. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. 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, 04/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 19:21
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. The forecast is for a dry night with rain, possibly heavy at times, expected from late morning tomorrow (04/03/20). Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. 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, 04/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 08:36
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. The forecast is for a predominantly dry day today (03/03/20) with the possibility of light showers, followed by a dry night. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. 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, 03/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 18:56
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but dropping on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. The forecast is for a dry night followed by a dry day tomorrow (03/03/20). Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. 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, 03/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 10:37
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but stable on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. The forecast is for any remaining showers to clear by mid-morning to leave a dry day followed by a dry night. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. 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, 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 19:39
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but now dropping on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. The forecast is for showers, at times heavy, overnight, clearing by morning to leave a dry day tomorrow (02/03/20). Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. 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, 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:40
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high and are slowly rising on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. The forecast is for a predominantly dry day today (01/03/20) with an occasional light shower. Heavier showers are expected overnight. River levels will be sensitive to further rainfall. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our operational staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 20:15
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high and are slowly rising on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. The forecast is for a predominantly dry night interspersed with light showers. Tomorrow (01/03/20) is predominantly dry with light showers in the afternoon. River levels will be sensitive to further rainfall. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our operational staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:22
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high and are slowly rising on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. The forecast is for persistent rain to clear this morning leaving showers through today (29/02/20) and overnight. River levels are rising slowly in response to today's rain and will be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our operational staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 19:02
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the majority of smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for persistent rain overnight, heavy at times. Persistent rain will clear early in the morning leaving showers through tomorrow (29/02/20). River levels are rising slowly in response to today's rain and will be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our operational staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 09:16
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following rainfall during and since Storm Dennis particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the majority of smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for persistent rain today (28/02/20), at times heavy. Lighter rain will continue through the night. River levels are generally stable but may be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our operational staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 20:27
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following rainfall during and since Storm Dennis, particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for a dry night followed by showers, heavy at times, developing throughout tomorrow (28/02/20). River levels are stable but may be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 11:12
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following rainfall from Storm Dennis particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for showers, at times heavy and wintry, clearing by late morning followed by a dry afternoon (27/2/20). River levels are falling but still pose a flood risk and may be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 17:37
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following rainfall from Storm Dennis particularly around Theale. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for showers, at times heavy and wintry, overnight, clearing late tomorrow morning (27/02/20). River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and may be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the River Kennet remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:15
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following rainfall from Storm Dennis particularly around Theale where the river is still close to being out of banks. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for light showers today (26/02/20) with heavier rainfall, possibly wintry, overnight. River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and may be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days, water levels in the rivers are remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 12:33
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following rainfall from Storm Dennis, particularly around Theale where the river is still close to being out of banks. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for some light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and may be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days, water levels in the rivers remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 11:10
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall from Storm Dennis, particularly around Theale where the river is still close to being out of banks. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and will be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days, water levels in the rivers remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 10:39
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall from Storm Dennis particularly around Theale where the river is still close to being out of banks. The risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. The forecast is for clouds and light rain this morning, Sunday, which will clear, we will receive further rain Monday morning. River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and will be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days, water levels in the rivers are remain particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 10:54
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall from Storm Dennis, particularly around Theale where the river is either out of banks or close to being so, the risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. Today will be mostly dry with the potential for a few showers, we will receive rain overnight and into tomorrow. River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and will be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the rivers are remaining particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 10:45
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Kennet following recent rainfall from Storm Dennis, particularly around Theale where the river is either out of banks or close to being so, the risk of flooding remains. In other parts of the River Kennet and the smaller watercourses that flow into it, the rivers are back to flowing within banks. No further rain is forecast today (21/02/20). Light rain is forecast to cross the area overnight with showers on Saturday. River levels are stable but still pose a flood risk and will be sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. Water levels in the rivers are remaining particularly high due to high groundwater levels in the area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated on Saturday (22/02/20), or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 13:09
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are falling but remain high on the River Kennet following Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Theale area. Further showers are expected today before clearing overnight 20/02/20. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk and are expected to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area checking defences and clearing trash screens. 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, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 16:03
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are falling but remain high on the River Kennet following Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Theale area. Property flooding is no longer expected in the Theale area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, and while rainfall totals are expected to be low, rivers remain very sensitive. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk and are expected to remain high over the coming days. 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 tomorrow, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:49
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but continue to fall on the River Kennet following Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Theale area. Further rainfall, which could be heavy at times, is forecast this afternoon before clearing later this evening (18/02/20), leaving a largely dry night. 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 tomorrow, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 20:20
River Kennet
Property flooding is possible at Theale. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Kennet following Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Theale area. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further rainfall showers are forecast over the next 12 hours, but rainfall totals are forecast to be low. 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 tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 09:28
River Kennet
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high along the River Kennet, levels have risen overnight as the water from Storm Dennis moves down the river. Levels are expected to be particularly high around Theale and Burghfield where we expect property flooding to have occurred. The speed that the water levels have been rising has slowed this morning. Flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. The forecast is for a mostly dry day with a chance of some heavy showers, 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, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:34
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and rising on the River Kennet as a result of Storm Dennis, especially in the Theale area. The forecast is for a drier evening (16/2/20) with a chance of overnight showers. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. 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, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:50
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and rising on the River Kennet as a result of Storm Dennis. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, therefore we expect water levels to continue to rise throughout today along the whole River Kennet especially in the Theale area, we are keeping a close eye on this. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 16:50
River Kennet
River levels have started to rise on the River Kennet as a result of Storm Dennis. They are forecast to continue rising overnight, particularly in the Theale area. Flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is therefore expected tonight and remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. No property flooding is expected tonight (15/02/20), however should we receive the highest totals in the rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours a flood warning may need to be issued for properties closest to the River Kennet between Shenfield Mill, Theale and Reading town centre. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 16:23
River Kennet
Property flooding is possible. River levels have started to rise on the River Kennet as a result of Storm Dennis. They are forecast to continue rising overnight. River levels are forecast to be out of banks in the early hours of Sunday, particularly in the Theale area. No property flooding is currently expected, but flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2020 18:54
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have now fallen. Therefore, no further flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected. The forecast is for settled, mainly dry, weather this week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2020 11:56
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet remain but are now starting to fall slowly. Therefore, no further flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected. The forecast for today is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of this week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 20/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 18:43
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet remain high following recent rainfall, but are now starting to fall slowly. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. The forecast for the next couple of days is mainly dry. 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, 20/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 11:15
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet remain high following recent rainfall, but are now starting to fall slowly. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. The forecast for today is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of next week. 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, 19/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 19:38
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet remain high following recent rainfall, but are now starting to fall slowly. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. A flood warning is in place for properties closest to the river in the Burghfield area. The forecast for this weekend is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of next week. 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, 19/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 11:34
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet remain high following recent rainfall, but are now starting to fall slowly. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. A flood warning is in place for properties closest to the river in the Burghfield area. The forecast for this weekend is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of next week. 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, 18/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 18:36
River Kennet
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have been high following recent rainfall. We expect levels to rise slightly today following yesterday's rainfall before they start to fall again. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. A flood warning is in place for properties closest to the river in the Burghfield area. The forecast for this evening and overnight is for mostly dry weather. 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 tomorrow morning, 18/01/20, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 10:31
River Kennet
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have been high following recent rainfall. We expect levels to rise slightly today following yesterday's rainfall before they start to fall again. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. A flood warning is in place for properties closest to the river in the Burghfield area. Further light showers are possible today (17/01/20) but more settled weather is expected from this weekend. . 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, (17/01/20), or as the situation changes"


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 19:39
River Kennet
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have been high following recent rainfall, and, although they are have started to fall, they remain sensitive to further rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. A flood warning is in place for properties closest to the river in the Burghfield area. Further heavy showers are forecast this evening (16/01/20) but more settled weather is expected from this weekend. 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, (17/01/20), or as the situation changes"


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 11:09
River Kennet
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have been high following recent rainfall, and although they are now starting to fall slowly levels remain sensitive to further rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. A flood warning is in place for properties closest to the river in the Burghfield area. Further heavy showers are forecast today (16/01/20) but more settled weather is expected from this weekend. 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, (16/01/20), or as the situation changes"


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 20:19
River Kennet
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have been rising steadily following recent rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is expected to continue. The forecast is for further rain showers overnight and tomorrow, which may be heavy, with more settled conditions later in the week. 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, (16/01/20), or as the situation changes"


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 10:31
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Lower Kennet have been rising steadily following recent rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, footpaths and land is possible from today (15/1/20). The forecast is for a drier day today (15/1/20), some further rain tomorrow, with more settled conditions later in the week. 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, (16/01/20), or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2019 17:29
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but continue to slowly fall on the River Kennet at Theale following a period of sustained rainfall and high groundwater levels upstream. Therefore, the risk of flooding is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast tonight (28/12/19) or tomorrow (29/12/19). We expect river levels to fall below the flood risk threshold tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2019 07:55
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall again on the River Kennet following a period of sustained rainfall causing high groundwater levels and high river levels upstream. Therefore, the risk of flooding is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 28/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 17:52
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Kennet as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 09:35
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high in the Theale area but continue to fall on the River Kennet following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads is reducing. No rainfall is forecast today (27/12/19) or tomorrow (28/12/19) and so we expect river levels to continue to gradually fall over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 27/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 17:53
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high in the Theale area but continue to fall on the River Kennet following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads is reducing. Further rainfall is forecast over night into the early hours of Friday morning (27/12/19) though this will not significantly impact river levels. Friday will be mostly dry. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 11:01
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high in the Theale area but continue to fall on the River Kennet following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads is reducing. Rainfall is forecast today (26/12/19) which may be heavy at times, with further heavy and possibly persistent rainfall forecast over night into the early hours of Friday morning (27/12/19). We expect river levels to be responsive to further rainfall today. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 19:28
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 low lying land and roads is reducing No rainfall is forecast tonight (25/12/19), although there is the potential for further showers, which may be heavy at times, throughout tomorrow (26/12/19). We expect river levels to start falling over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 26/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 08:07
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 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 expect river levels to continue falling over the coming days. 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 Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 19:19
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are falling but remain high in the Lower Kennet, particularly in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land and footpaths continues and the river 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 if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 11:00
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high in the Lower Kennet, particularly in the Theale area. But they are slowly falling. The risk of flooding of low-lying land and footpaths continues. 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 if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 10:38
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high in the Lower Kennet but have now started to slowly fall in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land and footpaths continues. Today is forecast to be mainly dry before more rain moves in overnight tonight into Tuesday (24/12/2019). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over coming days. 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, 24/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 11:30
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high in the Lower Kennet but have now started to slowly fall in the Theale area. The risk of flooding of low-lying land and footpaths continues. Further spells of rain are forecast for today (22/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into the start of next week. 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, 23/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 20:08
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen but started to stabilise on the River Kennet in the Theale area. Therefore, the risk of flooding of low-lying land and footpaths is possible. Levels are forecast to slowly start to fall overnight and into tomorrow. There is a chance of some further showers overnight tonight (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed and trash screens. 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, 22/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 09:47
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen in response to last nights rainfall on the River Kennet in the Theale area. Therefore, the risk of flooding of low lying land and footpaths is possible. Levels are forecast to slowly start to fall later today as flows have peaked further upstream. We are expecting further showers this morning, followed by a band of rainfall this afternoon (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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 afternoon, 21/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 21:03
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen in response to last nights rainfall on the River Kennet in the Theale area. Therefore, the risk of flooding of low lying land and footpaths is possible. We are expecting heavy showers overnight through to Saturday morning (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed and trash screens. 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, 21/12/2019, or as the situation changes..


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 08:44
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen in response to further rainfall overnight on the River Kennet in the Theale area. Therefore, the risk of flooding of low lying land and footpaths is possible. We are expecting persistent and at times heavy rainfall to continue this morning (20/12/19), followed by heavy showers from this afternoon through to Saturday morning (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 21:21
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Kennet at Theale following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding is reducing. No heavy rain showers are forecast overnight, although there might be some light showers in a few places - most places will remain dry. However, from tomorrow evening (18/12/19), through Thursday 19/12/19, Friday 20/12/19 and the weekend we are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 11:51
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Kennet following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast today 17/12/19. 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 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, 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 21:40
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are rising on the River Kennet as a result of high river levels upstream, exacerbated by high groundwater levels in the upper catchment. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. Some light showers are forecast over the next 12 hours, but rainfall totals are expected to be low and most places will remain dry throughout the night. 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 and have been 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 tomorrow morning, 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 12:01
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Kennet following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast today. 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 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, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 19:43
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen again on the River Kennet following further recent rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is possible from later this evening 15/12/19 in the Theale area. Further rainfall, which could be heavy at times, is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the coming week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and have been 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 tomorrow morning, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 20:08
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Kennet following heavy rainfall and raised groundwater levels. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall, which may be heavy in isolated locations, is forecast over the next 12 hours. River levels may rise in reaction to tonight's rainfall, but we expect river levels to begin falling from tomorrow afternoon, 15/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and have been 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 tomorrow morning, 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 08:58
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Kennet as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast this morning (14/12/19), before clearing to leave a dry afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend. 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, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 20:32
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Kennet as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible overnight and into the early hours of tomorrow morning 14/12/19. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall, which could be heavy in isolated areas, is forecast overnight and through tomorrow morning. We believe that river levels have now peaked at Theale, but levels will remain high over the coming days due to high groundwater levels and further rainfall over the weekend. 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 tomorrow morning, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 11:16
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet are stable in the Theale area. Some showers are possible overnight tonight with widespread showers and some longer periods of rain forecast on Wednesday. Flooding of low lying roads and land is possible overnight and into tomorrow but proprty flooding is not expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:08
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet are stable in the Theale area. Some showers are possible overnight tonight with widespread showers and some longer periods of rain forecast on Wednesday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible overnight and into tomorrow but property flooding is not expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 10:28
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet are stable in the Theale area. Some light showers are possible this morning but Tuesday will be a mostly dry day. Levels may rise further and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected today (03/04/2018). Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:04
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet have been rising steadily throughout the day. Some further showers are possible this evening and these may turn heavy in places overnight. Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected overnight (02/04/2018), especially in the Theale area. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 10:47
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet have been falling slowly overnight around Theale. Sunday is forecast to be a mostly dry day with further rainfall overnight into Monday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise again overnight and on Monday but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 20:16
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet have been rising steadily throughout the day in response to recent rainfall. Any rainfall is now clearing to the east and it should be a largely dry night and into tomorrow morning (01/04/18). Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is possible, especially in the Theale area. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 14:12
River Kennet
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Kennet have been rising steadily since yesterday in response to recent rainfall. Further showers - sometimes heavy in places - are expected across the area today (31/03/18) before clearing later in the evening. Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise today and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected this afternoon, especially in the Theale area. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated by the end of today if not before.