Info - Rivers Lark and Kennett in Suffolk

Area Description

River Lark from Fornham St. Martin to Isleham and the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham in Suffolk.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Currently in Force

There are no s currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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History

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Historical Messages for this Area

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Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:55
Lark, Kennet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the Rivers Lark and Kennett are currently falling. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Lark and Kennett. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:48
Lark, Kennet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Rivers Lark and Kennett are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are the Rivers Lark and Kennett. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:12
Lark, Kennet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the Rivers Lark and Kennett are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Lark from Fornham St. Martin to Isleham and the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham in Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:04
Lark, Kennet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting there to be standing water on low lying areas for several days. Locations most at risk are Rivers Lark from Fornham St. Martin to Isleham and the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham in Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 11:59
Lark, Kennet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 12 hours. This means that the Rivers Lark and Kennet are rising. The forecast is for light rain this afternoon. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Lark from Fornham St. Martin to Isleham and the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham in Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.