Flood Alert Info - River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley

Area Description

River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley including Pangbourne, Whitchurch and Purley.

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:

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

Important information
Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2018 09:58
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is now falling. Rain is forecast for today, with the possibility of some heavier showers. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:23
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is now falling slowly. It is forecast to be dry for the remainder of today (Saturday) with heavy showers possible from the early hours of Sunday morning. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 09:51
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is now falling slowly. It is forecast to be mainly dry today (Saturday) with rain possible overnight. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (07/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:35
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. It is forecast to be mainly dry overnight, with the potential for heavy showers on Saturday morning. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (07/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 11:45
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. It is forecast to be dry overnight, and into Friday. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (06/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 19:50
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. It is forecast to be dry overnight, and into Friday. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (06/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 11:57
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Thursday is forecast to be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days. 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 (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:17
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains very high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some light showers are possible overnight tonight, but during the day Thursday will be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days at least. 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 (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 13:05
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains very high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Widespread showers are forecast today, some of which will be heavy at times. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days at least. 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 (04/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. 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 expected to continue and the river may rise further overnight 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 tomorrow morning (04/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:18
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some light showers are possible this morning but Tuesday will be a mostly dry day. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further overnight 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 (03/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:11
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The River Thames is now stable or rising slowly in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some further showers are possible this evening and these may turn heavy in places overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further overnight 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 tomorrow morning (03/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The River Thames is rising slowly in the Whitchurch area. Some light rain is expected this morning with further showers also possible this afternoon. These showers may turn heavy in places this evening and overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further 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 afternoon (02/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 19:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The River Thames remains stable in the Whitchurch area. Persistent rain is expected overnight tonight, with further showers and light rain possible on Monday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further 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 tomorrow morning (02/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 10:43
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames is stable in the Whitchurch area. 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 further 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 19:49
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. Any rainfall is now clearing to the east and it should be a largely dry night and into tomorrow morning (01/04/18). However, levels on the Thames are still responding to levels on its tributaries. Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is possible tonight, especially in the Pangbourne 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 tomorrow morning if not before.