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 Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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


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.