Flood Alert Info - River Thames from Hurley to Cookham

Area Description

River Thames from Hurley to Cookham including Harleyford, Bisham, Marlow and Bourne End.
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

Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 20:05
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of 16/12/19. No further rainfall is forecast. 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 refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.

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 20 Nov 2019 18:03
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are now falling slowly on the River Thames in the Marlow area following high river levels upstream after the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, no further flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. The weather forecast is mainly dry overnight and tomorrow (21/11/19). 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 (21/11/19), or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 08:55
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of high river levels upstream following the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is still expected to continue today (20/11/2019) . The forecast is for a dry day. 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 afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 16:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of high river levels upstream following the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is still expected to continue this evening (19/11/2019) into tomorrow morning (20/11/2019) . The forecast for this evening and overnight is dry. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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 (20/11/19), or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 08:41
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of high river levels upstream following the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is still expected to continue today 19/11/19. The forecast for the day is dry. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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 afternoon 19/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 18:00
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of high river levels upstream following the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is still expected to continue today 18/11/19 and overnight into tomorrow morning 19/11/2019. The forecast for this evening and tomorrow morning is dry. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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, 19/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 09:11
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of high river levels upstream following the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is still expected to continue today 18/11/19 and this afternoon. The forecast for today is dry. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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 afternoon, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 17:14
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of high river levels upstream following the recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue this evening 17/11/19 and overnight. This evening is forecast to be dry with possible showers overnight. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 09:05
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue today (17/11/2019). The forecast is mostly day. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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 afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 17:59
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue overnight. The forecast is mostly dry for tonight (16/11/19) and tomorrow. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly as water travels through the river systems. 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, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 09:35
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue today (16/11/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. The forecast is for a mostly dry day. 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, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 18:30
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue overnight. Further showers are forecast overnight with a drier day tomorrow (16/11/19). 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, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:00
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today (15/11/19). The weather is to remain mostly dry today with the odd isolated heavy shower this afternoon. 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 afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 20:48
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames in the Marlow area as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight and into tomorrow (15/11/19). There is no further rainfall forecast tonight, with a few showers possible tomorrow. 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 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 19:50
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising slowly throughout the day in response to recent rainfall.. It is expected to be relatively dry overnight and into tomorrow morning. Levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is possible tonight (07/12/2018), especially in the Hurley 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 and Sea levels in England for current levels. This message will be updated by the end of tomorrow morning if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2018 10:44
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high but have been very slowly falling throughout the night. Showers are forecast for today, some of which may be heavy. Further flooding of low lying land and roads is not expected however water may remain in the flood plain. 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 this evening (08/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high but have been very slowly falling throughout the day. Showers are forecast overnight and into Sunday, some of which may be heavy. Although levels are falling, flooding of low lying land and roads may continue. 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 (08/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 10:55
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high but have been very slowly falling overnight. We are expecting a clear afternoon in most places with further rain showers as we move into Sunday. Although levels are falling, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river level. 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 (07/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:45
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high but have begun very slowly falling. We are expecting some rain showers as we move into Saturday afternoon. Although levels are falling, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. 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 (07/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 09:52
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high but have been very slowly falling overnight. We are expecting a dry day today with some rain showers as we move into Saturday afternoon. Levels are expected to continue to fall today however they will stay high for the next few days, although levels are falling, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. 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 if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 18:47
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have stabilised but remain high. Therefore flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Dry weather is forecast for tonight and tomorrow. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (06/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 11:13
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high following recent rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Dry weather is forecast for today and tomorrow. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated this evening (05/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:25
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high following recent rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. The majority of rainfall has now cleared with dry weather forecast for tomorrow. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (05/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 11:12
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high in response to recent rainfall. Scattered showers are forecast for today, some of which may be heavy at times. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated this evening (04/04/18).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 20:49
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have risen but are stabilising in response to recent rainfall. It will be dry night tonight. Scattered showers are forecast tomorrow, some of which will be heavy at times. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:49
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have risen but are stabilising in response to recent rainfall. Scattered showers are forecast tonight and further showers are forecast tomorrow. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:59
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have risen but are are stabilising in response to recent rainfall. Scattered showers are forecast tonight and further showers are forecast tomorrow. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 14:09
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have risen but are stabilising in response to recent rainfall. It will be a mixture of dry spells and scattered showers this afternoon, with further outbreaks of rain likely this evening. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 21:28
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have risen but are now starting to stabilise in response to recent rainfall. A band of heavy widespread rain will move in later tonight, which will clear by Monday evening. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 13:10
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have risen but are stabilising in response to recent rainfall. It will be a dry day today with some scattered showers forecast this evening. Rain is also forecast for Monday, which will be heavy at times. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. 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 this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 20:40
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising slowly throughout the afternoon in response to recent rainfall. Showers will clear overnight leaving a dry day on Sunday. Further rain is forecast on Sunday night into Monday, which could turn heavy in places. Levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected overnight and into tomorrow. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 14:16
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising steadily throughout the day in response to recent rainfall. Further rainfall is not forecast for today, however we are expecting further showers tomorrow. Levels are expected to continue to rise today and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected this afternoon (22/01/2018). 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.