Flood Alert Info - River Thames from Mapledurham to Sonning

Area Description

River Thames from Mapledurham to Sonning, including Mapledurham, Reading, Caversham, Playhatch and Sonning.

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 8 Apr 2018 09:58
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are now falling . Rain is forecast for today, with the possibility of some heavier showers. River levels are not currently expected to rise and no further flooding of low lying roads and land 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 (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:23
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are 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 09:50
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level on the River Thames are 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 on the River Thames remains high but has now stabilised. 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 on the River Thames remains high but has now stabilised. It is forecast to be dry today (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 20:06
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level on the River Thames is still high but has stabilised. 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 12:00
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are continuing to rise very slowly in response to rainfall over the past few days. Thursday is forecast to be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to 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 (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:20
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are continuing to rise very slowly in response to rainfall over the past few days. Some light showers are possible overnight tonight, but during the day Thursday will be dry. Levels are expected to continue to rise very slowly and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected especially in the Caversham and Sonning areas. 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 13:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are continuing to rise very slowly in response to rainfall over the past few days. Widespread showers are forecast today some of which will be heavy at times. Levels are expected to continue to rise very slowly and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected especially in the Caversham and Sonning areas. 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. Levels on the River Thames are continuing to rise very slowly in response to rainfall over the past few days. Some showers are possible overnight tonight with widespread showers and some longer periods of rain forecast on Wednesday. Levels are expected to continue to rise very slowly and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected especially in the Caversham and Sonning areas. 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. Levels on the River Thames are continuing to rise very slowly in response to rainfall over the past few days. Some light showers are possible this morning but Tuesday will be a mostly dry day. Levels are expected to continue to rise very slowly and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected especially in the Caversham and Sonning areas. 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 19:03
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising today in response to recent rainfall. Some further showers are possible this evening and these may turn heavy in places this evening and overnight. Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected (02/04/2018), especially in the Caversham and Sonning areas. 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.