Flood Warning Info - River Dove at Doveridge and Sudbury

Area Description

River Dove at Doveridge and Sudbury including properties between A50 and Sudbury.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 17:31
River Dove
River levels are high but steady at the Doveridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting the A515 at Aston Bridge and properties to the north of the A50 at Doveridge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 06:53
River Dove
River levels are rising at the Doveridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Christophe. As a result, property flooding is possible between 07:00 and 12:00 today, Thursday 21 January 2021. Flooding is affecting the A515 at Aston Bridge and properties to the north of the A50 at Doveridge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water and plan travel routes ahead of time in case of flooding. Please move family, pets, possessions, valuables and cars to safety. Turn off gas, electric and water and stay aware for further updates. Activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated by 12:00 Thursday 21, January 2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 19:19
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Doveridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the past few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening, Saturday 26/10/19. Flooding is affecting the A515 at Aston Bridge and properties to the north of the A50 at Doveridge. No further rainfall is forecast for the rest of the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 18:43
River Dove
River levels are high but steady at the Doveridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting the A515 at Aston Bridge and properties to the north of the A50 at Doveridge. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning 01/08/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 01/08/2019.