Flood Alert Info - Upper River Loddon

Area Description

Upper River Loddon including Basingstoke, Old Basing, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Chineham and Meadow Park.

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 30 Apr 2018 11:08
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the Upper River Loddon have remained high in response to recent rainfall and high groundwater levels. There will be heavy rainfall across the area from this morning through until early Tuesday morning. Although levels on the River Loddon have been gradually falling over the last few days, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible. 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 the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (30/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 29 Apr 2018 19:40
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected, however, there will be widespread, persistent, heavy rain early Monday morning and all day. If we receive this forecasted rainfall, water levels on the Upper River Loddon will be expected to rise quickly throughout the morning and afternoon in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. 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 the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:17
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Loddon have stabilised but remain high in response to recent rainfall. Unsettled weather is expected to continue over the next few days. There is the potential for isolated heavy showers in places. Therefore 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 tomorrow morning (12/04/18) if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 09:20
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Loddon have been rising quickly throughout the morning in response to recent rainfall. Heavier rainfall than forecasted was received overnight, however showers are forecast to clear throughout the day. Levels are expected to continue to rise today and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. 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 this evening (11/04/18) if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 09:11
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Loddon rose overnight in response to recent rainfall and have now stabilised. Showers are forecast to continue through Tuesday morning, some of which may be heavy. Therefore levels may continue to rise today and flooding of low lying land and roads may occur. 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 (10/04/18) if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Apr 2018 20:18
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Showers are forecast overnight and into Tuesday, some of which may be heavy. If we receive this forecasted rainfall, water levels on the River Loddon will be expected to rise throughout the night in response. 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 (10/04/18) if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:59
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the upper River Loddon 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 tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 14:09
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the upper River Loddon 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 20:48
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. A band of heavy widespread rain will move in later tonight, which will clear by Monday evening. If we receive this forecasted rainfall water levels on the Upper River Loddon will be expected to rise steadily throughout the night and early morning in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. 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 30 Mar 2018 20:07
River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the upper River Loddon have been rising quickly this evening in response to todays rainfall. Most of the rain has now cleared, but there is still potential for showers overnight. Levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected tonight (30/03/2018). 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 tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 19:08
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the Upper River Loddon have been rising quickly throughout this afternoon in response to recent rainfall. Heavy rainfall has moved through the area today and it is expected to be dry overnight and into tomorrow. Levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected this evening (24/01/2018). 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 tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 19:13
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Loddon have been rising throughout the afternoon in response to recent rainfall. Levels are expected to continue to rise this evening and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. Most areas are forecast for dry weather tonight and tomorrow (28/12/17). 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 27 Dec 2017 15:47
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Loddon have been rising quickly throughout the afternoon in response to recent rainfall. Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise today and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected this evening (27/12/17). Rain should clear this afternoon leading to a dry afternoon and night. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jul 2017 14:42
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Thunderstorms are likely throughout today, especially this afternoon and could continue into the early hours of Friday. If we receive this forecasted rainfall water levels on the upper River Loddon will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. Heavy rain brings the risk of surface water flooding. 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 5 Jul 2017 19:56
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Heavy thundery showers are forecast from early Thursday morning and throughout the day until late afternoon. If we receive this forecasted rainfall water levels on the upper River Loddon will be expected to rise steadily throughout the morning and afternoon in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. Heavy rain brings the risk of surface water flooding. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2017 16:25
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Property flooding is not currently expected. Heavy and showery rain is expected on Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday morning. Localised torrential downpours are possible, but it is very uncertain where this rain will fall. If we receive this forecast rainfall, water levels in the Basingstoke, Old Basing, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Chineham and Meadow Par areas would be expected to rise quickly throughout the night in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. 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 by tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2017 16:41
River Loddon, Upper River Loddon
Potentially heavy, thundery showers are possible this evening and into the early hours of tomorrow morning. If we receive this forecast rainfall, water levels in the Basingstoke, Old Basing, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Chineham and Meadow Park areas may rise quickly over night in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible and surface water may remain in these areas during tomorrow. 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.