Flood Alert Info - River Amber in Derbyshire

Area Description

River Amber in Derbyshire.
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 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

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Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 18:13
River Amber
River levels are high but steady at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 09:50
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 16:40
River Amber
River levels are high but steady at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of rainfall this morning and further rainfall forecast overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 07:56
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise this morning on 23/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:59
River Amber
River levels are high but steady at Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. The heaviest of the rain has fallen, however further light rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tonight and tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:58
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. The heaviest of the rain has fallen, but further showers are forecast throughout the today, Sunday 16/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 21:02
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy, persistent rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from approximately 03:00 tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. The heaviest of the rain is expected to fall between 21:00 this evening, 15/02/2020, and 06:00 tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 16:27
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy, persistent rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from approximately midnight tonight, 15/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. The heaviest of the rain is expected to fall between 21:00 this evening, 15/02/2020, and 06:00 tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses and communities. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 17:52
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of forecasted heavy rainfall tomorrow morning. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from early hours tomorrow morning, 13/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 17:28
River Amber
River levels are falling at the Wingfield Park river gauge, however, river levels may rise again tonight, 10/02/2020. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue until tomorrow morning, 11/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 09:18
River Amber
River levels are falling at the Wingfield Park river gauge. However, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue until this afternoon, 10/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further light rainfall is forecast today, 10/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:43
River Amber
River levels continue to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels will begin to fall in the early hours of tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue this evening, 09/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further more isolated rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:49
River Amber
River levels continue to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall is forecast throughout Sunday 09/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this afternoon, 09/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this afternoon, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 17:05
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight Saturday 08/02/20 into, and throughout Sunday 09/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible to begin tomorrow morning, 09/02/2020. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 06:19
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We expect river levels to peak mid-morning today, Thursday 09/01/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 09/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 16:07
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise overnight at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this evening and into Thursday morning. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We expect river levels to rise overnight and then to begin to fall around mid-morning on Thursday 09/01/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:19
River Amber
This is a pre-emptive flood alert. River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall through this evening into tomorrow morning, 20/12/19. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. Check the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 09:33
River Amber
This is a pre-emptive flood alert. River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall today and tomorrow. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours which may cause river levels to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. Check the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this evening, 19/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 16:03
River Amber
This is a pre-emptive flood alert. River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this evening and overnight. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours which may cause river levels to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. Check the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 22:30
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin tonight, 12/12/19, and into tomorrow morning, 13/12/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise until tomorrow morning, 13/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 17:45
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin tonight, 12/12/19, and into tomorrow morning, 13/12/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise until tomorrow morning, 13/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 12/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 13:06
River Amber
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. 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 this evening, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 01:27
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from approximately 18:00 on the evening of 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further light rainfall with isolated heavy showers is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this morning, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. 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 this morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 17:03
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from approximately 18:00 this evening, 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 05:32
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further heavy rainfall is forecast from Monday onwards. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 16:59
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge, in response rainfall overnight. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this evening, 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 03:00
River Amber
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon, 09/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later this morning, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 10:53
River Amber
River levels remain high at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated this evening, 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 20:04
River Amber
River levels remain high at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 07:32
River Amber
River levels are rising at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmlands is possible from this afternoon onwards. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. The rainfall is forecast to continue into this evening although there is uncertainty over the intensity and exact location of the rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 07/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 17:06
River Amber
This is a pre-emptive alert. River levels may rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of forecast heavy rainfall expected overnight into the early hours of tomorrow morning (Thu 07 November). Consequently, flooding of roads and farmlands is possible early tomorrow morning. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Persistent heavy rainfall is forecast to continue to midday tomorrow (Thu 07 November). We expect river levels to remain high into tomorrow evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:24
River Amber
River levels remain high but will soon begin to fall at the Wingfield Park river gauge. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. No further rainfall is forecast in the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 02:01
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from 10:00 this morning, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Rainfall is forecast to continue until this afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 15:54
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin around 3:00am tomorrow, 26/10/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 07:14
River Amber
River levels are high but steady at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 06/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 20:55
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and tomorrow morning, 06/10/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further heavy rainfall is forecasted this evening and early hour’s tomorrow morning, 06/10/2019. We expect river levels to begin rising late this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 13:36
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall in the early hours of Sunday morning. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising on 06/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 05/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 19:05
River Amber
River levels are high but steady at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 10:22
River Amber
River levels are high but steady at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/10/19, or as the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:35
River Amber
River levels are forecast to continue to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of further heavy rainfall tonight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains throughout this evening and tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until on 01/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 10:09
River Amber
River levels remain high at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible this morning into this evening, 30/09/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further heavy rainfall is forecast this afternoon into tonight, 30/09/19. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow evening, 1/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 16:34
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and overnight, 29/09/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Rainfall is expected to clear overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 17:25
River Amber
River levels are forecast to rise at the Wingfield Park river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin around 05:00 tomorrow morning, 29/09/19. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours. We expect river levels to rise until midday on 29/09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 17:21
River Amber
"River levels are forecast to rise on the River Amber as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible overnight , 05/03/2019. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Amber around Ambergate . Heavy rainfall is forecast for the area this evening, and into the early hours of Wednesday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:58
River Amber
Levels are high and rising in the River Amber due to heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Tuesday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 12:31
River Amber
Levels on the River Amber are expected to respond to recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast throughout today. River levels are likely to be at their highest early this evening (Monday 02 April). As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate is possible starting this afternoon. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 21:10
River Amber
Levels on the River Amber are steady and expected to fall throughout tonight Saturday 31st March. Flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Sunday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 10:46
River Amber
Levels on the River Amber are rising in response to heavy rainfall levels will continue to rise over today Saturday 31st March. Further light showers may fall over the day. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate is possible. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday evening or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 17:50
River Amber
Levels on the River Amber are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate is possible starting in the early hours of tomorrow morning. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 20:20
River Amber
Levels are high on the River Amber due to heavy rainfall over the last 12 hours. Flooding will continue throughout the remainder of Monday 12th March and into Tuesday 13th March and will affect low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 15:29
River Amber
Levels on the River Amber are rising in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue throughout today, Monday 12th March. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Ambergate is possible starting this afternoon. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Monday evening or as the situation changes.