Flood Alert Info - River Lark in Suffolk

Area Description

River Lark from Sicklesmere to Isleham.
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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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 21 Dec 2019 22:03
River Lark
River levels are high but falling at the Sicklesmere river gauge as a result of rainfall throughout Friday. While levels remain high the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Lark from Sicklesmere to Isleham. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, and we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 12:03
River Lark
River levels remain high at the Sicklesmere river gauge as a result of rainfall throughout Friday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Lark from Sicklesmere to Isleham. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, and we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:38
River Lark
River levels remain high at the Sicklesmere river gauge as a result of rainfall throughout Friday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Lark from Sicklesmere to Isleham. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight and into Saturday morning, and we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated Saturday morning 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 13:25
River Lark
River levels are rising at the Sicklesmere river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Lark from Sicklesmere to Isleham. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, Friday 20 December, or as the situation changes.