Flood Alert Info - Upper River Tamar

Area Description

Bude, Helebridge, Bridgerule, Canworthy Water and Yeolmbridge.
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

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

Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2020 12:32
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding remains possible of low-lying land and roads. Levels on the River Tamar remain high and are continuing to rise following overnight rainfall. River levels are forecast to peak around mid-afternoon today, with levels expected to drop below flood alert criteria later today. The weather outlook is an improving picture, with showery rain forecast. We are continuing to monitor the situation and we expect to update this message later today, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2020 14:25
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible from midnight tonight. Following several days of wet weather a heavy band of rainfall is forecast to track across Cornwall overnight tonight. River levels are forecast to rise. Expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from midnight tonight. No flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Oct 2020 12:00
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible . Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall and the river levels are high. Further heavy rain is forecast through the weekend. Expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river . We expect the river to remain high throughout Saturday and into Sunday though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow Sunday 12:00 midday or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2020 12:01
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible from 10pm this evening Friday the 30th of October and throughout the weekend. Following several days of wet weather a heavy band of rainfall is forecast to track across Cornwall from 6pm on Friday. River levels are forecast to rise. Expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from 10pm tonight and into the weekend. No flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated midday 12:00 Saturday or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 17:48
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this evening, Monday 5th October, and into tomorrow morning. The river level on the Tamar at Tamarstone Bridge has been falling throughout the day, but remains high. The catchment is saturated and further showers are forecast so we expect the rate of fall in river level to be gradual over the next 24 hours. All Flood Warnings for this catchment have been removed. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 09:35
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible today, Monday 5th October. The river level on the Tamar at Tamarstone Bridge remains high following yesterday’s rainfall. The river level peaked overnight and is gradually falling, however the catchment is saturated and a further 10mm of rain is expected today which could cause the river to rise again. A Flood Warning remains in force for the River Tamar from Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Monday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 17:41
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this evening, Sunday 4th October, and into Monday morning. Persistent rain has caused river levels to rise throughout the day and a further 20-30mm of rain is expected this evening. River levels on the Tamar at Tamarstone Bridge and on the Rivers Strat and Neet are high and continue to rise. Flood warnings have been issued and further warnings may be required River levels on the Tamar are currently expected to peak at around 9pm tonight and could remain high for several hours afterwards. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Monday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 11:06
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible today, Sunday 4 October and into Monday morning. River levels have fallen over the last 24 hours but heavy and persistent rainfall is forecast to spread across the area during Sunday with between 20 and 40mm expected, particularly in the North Cornwall and Devon area. As a result, river levels on the River Tamar at Tamarstone will rise again and are currently forecast to peak at around midnight tonight. It is possible that a flood warning may be issued later this evening for the River Tamar and we are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This message will be updated this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2020 18:49
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible throughout the remainder of Saturday evening and all day Sunday. River levels have begun to stabilise, although catchments remain wet and the level of the River Tamar at Tamarstone remains high. Rainfall intensity is forecast to weaken during the remainder of Saturday evening and Sunday morning, before further heavy and persistent rain is forecast to spread westwards across the region during Sunday afternoon. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2020 11:31
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible throughout today, Saturday 3rd October, and through to Sunday. Catchments are saturated and the river level on the River Tamar at Tamarstone has risen in response to the recent rainfall. Further heavy and persistent rainfall is forecast to spread westwards across the region today, continuing into the early hours of Sunday morning before easing. Further spells of rain or showers are likely through the rest of Sunday. Levels are currently expected to peak this afternoon and are likely to stay high for several hours afterwards. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Saturday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 11:16
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding to low lying land is possible this afternoon and evening, Friday 28th August. River levels on the River Tamar, between Tamarstone and Crowford Bridge remain high following the overnight rainfall. Localised, heavy, thundery showers are forecast for today, with a band of heavy and slow moving rain this afternoon and evening. River levels on the River Tamar are predicted to remain high in response to this rainfall. Take care near low lying areas prone to flooding. We will continue to monitor conditions and this message will be updated this evening, or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the Gov.uk website


Flood Alert issued on 27 Aug 2020 20:17
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
The river levels on the River Tamar at Tamerstone have risen in response to today’s rainfall. More rain will follow overnight, Thursday 27th August and tomorrow Friday 28th August. These showers will become heavy in places by mid-morning on Friday, with the possibility of thunderstorms and isolated, heavy showers through the day. This has the chance to increase the river levels and may cause flooding to low lying land. The rain will ease and clear during Friday evening. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Aug 2020 17:13
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible overnight tonight and through to the morning of Tuesday 25h August. A band of persistent heavy rainfall is due over the region this evening and overnight. Catchments are wet as a result of rainfall totals over the past days and river levels are expected to respond to this rainfall. Levels are set to peak in the early morning and stay high for several hours afterwards. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible at these times. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2020 15:03
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Very heavy showers have fallen today Wednesday 17th June and some rivers are now rising in response to this rain. Further heavy showers are forecast through the remainder of this afternoon. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river this afternoon. The main area of concern is the River Kensey in Launceston where river levels are rising very quickly. We expect the river to remain high throughout this afternoon, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2020 14:47
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels are rising quickly on the River Kensey in Lunceston


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 07:50
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible later this morning and this afternoon Sunday 15th March. A band of sometimes heavy rain is currently affecting the area. River levels are rising in response to this rainfall. The persistent rain is forecast to clear by late morning and be followed by scattered showers which are expected to persist throughout Sunday afternoon. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible from late Sunday morning and into the afternoon. We expect the river to remain high for the rest of today, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Monday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 10:10
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels are currently falling, but catchments are wet and responsive to further rainfall. Wintery showers are forecast for today, with a band of rain this evening and over-night. River levels are predicted to rise again in response to this rain. Take care near low lying areas prone to flooding as there may be standing water for several days. We will continue to monitor conditions and this message will be updated on Monday, or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the Gov.uk website.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 10:56
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels have risen in response to overnight rainfall. The worst of the rain has now passed, but heavy showers are forecast for Saturday. River levels remain steady or are beginning to fall, but will remain high throughout the day. Take care near low lying areas prone to flooding as there may be standing water for several days. We will continue to monitor conditions and this message will be updated on Sunday, or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the Gov.uk website


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 12:24
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible from late Friday through to the morning of Saturday 29th February, with river levels remaining high throughout the day. Heavy and persistent rainfall, as a result of storm Jorge, is expected this evening and overnight clearing to the East throughout the day on Saturday. Rivers are expected to rise quickly in response to this rainfall. This may cause flooding of low lying land and roads. Take care near the areas of concern and keep up to date with your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Saturday, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:09
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible through the afternoon and evening of Monday 24th February, due to heavy rain passing through the region and falling onto saturated catchments. This is causing river levels to rise in the Upper River Tamar area. Levels are expected to peak between 4pm and 10pm and stay high for several hours afterwards. Areas primarily at risk include low lying land and roads. The heaviest rainfall is expected to have cleared the area by around 1pm, leaving a drier end to Monday. However further frequent showers, some of which may be heavy, are then expected to arrive during the early hours of Tuesday and continue throughout the day. Rivers will remain very responsive. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:04
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Sunday afternoon, the 16th of February and overnight into Monday. River levels remain high, particularly on the River Tamar, Ottery and Kensey following heavy rainfall on Saturday afternoon and overnight into Sunday. There is a continued risk of flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river for the rest of today, Sunday 16th February and into Monday. The persistent rain has passed but scattered showers are expected on Sunday afternoon and overnight into Monday which may cause river levels to remain high. Take care near the areas of concern, and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Monday morning, the 17th of February or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:43
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels have risen in response to recent rainfall causing flooding of low lying land and roads. Whilst the heaviest of the rain has now passed, rainfall in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 16th February, is causing river levels to remain high. River levels are expected to peak this afternoon. Take care near the areas of concern and keep up to date with your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. This message will be updated by 18:00 on Sunday 16th February, or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 01:49
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels have risen in response to this rainfall causing flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river throughout the night and continuing through Sunday. The Met Office have issued a weather warning for Storm Dennis to bring persistent and heavy rain which is forecast to continue until Sunday afternoon 16th February. River levels are currently forecast to remain high through to Sunday evening on 16th February. Flood warnings may need to be issued based on the current forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and keep up to date with your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff ready to respond as required. This message will be updated by 11:00 on Sunday 16th February, or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 14:22
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
From midday Saturday 15th February the Met Office have issued a weather warning for Storm Dennis to bring persistent and heavy rain. Persistent, and at times, heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis is now affecting the area and is forecast to continue until Sunday afternoon 16th February. River levels are rising in response to this rainfall and are likely to cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from Saturday afternoon and continuing through Sunday. River levels are currently forecast to be at their highest between 8am and 1pm on Sunday 16th February. Flood warnings may need to be issued based on the current forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and keep up to date with your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated by 15:00 on Sunday 16th February, or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 14:57
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
From midday Saturday 15th the Met Office have issued a weather warning for Storm Dennis to bring persistent and heavy rain. Once Storm Dennis arrives, river levels will rise and flooding is expected to affect the area from Saturday evening 15th February through to Monday morning 17th February. Currently water levels in the River Tamar and the surrounding rivers have dropped following Thursdays heavy rain. Patchy rain through Friday will continue into Saturday 15th February. River levels may rise again in response to this rain, but flooding of low lying land and roads is not currently expected until Storm Dennis arrives on Saturday. Take care near the areas of concern and keep up to date with your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated by 15:00 on Saturday 15th February, or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 16:47
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Water levels in the River Tamar and the surrounding rivers are now steady or dropping slowly after the heavy rain through Thursday morning. The wet autumn and winter have caused soils to become waterlogged. Where flooding has occurred on low lying land and roads, expect water to drain away slowly. The forecast for the weekend indicates that Storm Dennis will bring significant further rain to the area through Saturday and Sunday. The Met Office have issued a Weather Warning. We anticipate further flooding and to issue Flood Warnings over the weekend. Take care near the areas of concern and keep up to date with your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated by 17:00 on Friday 14th or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 09:19
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels have risen quickly in response to heavy rain overnight and early this morning. The main band of rain has now passed. River levels are continuing to rise and flooding to low lying land and roads is possible this morning and into this afternoon. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated later today or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 15:30
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible for the evening of Tuesday 14th of January and overnight into Wednesday due to frequent heavy bursts of rainfall passing through the area. These are causing river levels to rise in the Upper River Tamar area. Areas particularly at risk include low lying land and roads. A drier day on Wednesday is forecast, however further rain is forecast for Thursday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Wednesday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 10:17
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels are peaking and are expected to fall throughout today. Overnight rain has now eased and high pressure is building from the south. The forecast is for predominantly dry and settled weather over the coming days and this will see the river levels continue to decrease. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to clear any blockages and operate flood defences if required. This message will be updated by Friday evening or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone, Bridgerule and Crowford Bridge can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 17:47
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible for the evening of Thursday 26th December and overnight into Friday. The persistent and heavy rainfall during the daytime of Thursday, falling on already saturated ground, has resulted in river levels rising in the River Tamar. Up to 6mm of further rainfall is expected overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible. Drier conditions are forecast from Friday morning. Areas particularly at risk include low lying land and roads along the River Tamar. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 12:29
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Saturday afternoon leading in to Sunday morning. River levels remain high and ground is saturated following rain over the last few days. A band of heavy rain is forecast on Saturday afternoon which may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads on Saturday and Sunday. A further band of rain is forecast to move across the region on Monday afternoon. Areas at risk include communities along the Upper River Tamar and tributaries. Take care near the areas of concern and be aware of your local weather conditions. Avoid walking and driving through floodwater. We are monitoring river levels and our staff have been checking for and clearing blockages in the area. This message will be updated on Sunday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the Gov.uk website.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 12:29
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible Friday afternoon leading in to Saturday morning. River levels remain high and ground is saturated following rain over the last few days. Heavy showers are expected to continue throughout Friday and into Saturday. This may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads where the heaviest rain falls. A further band of heavy rain is forecast on Saturday afternoon. Areas at risk include communities along the River Tamar and tributaries. Take care near the areas of concern and be aware of your local weather conditions. Avoid walking and driving through floodwater. We are monitoring river levels and our staff have been checking for and clearing blockages in the area. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the Gov.uk website.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 11:37
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible during Thursday and into Friday. Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has caused river levels to rise and ground is saturated. A further band of rain will move in from the South on Thursday, from mid-morning, clearing early Thursday evening, with further rain overnight into Friday. This will be locally heavy, particularly over South and South East facing hills. River levels are expected to remain high, with flooding of low lying land and roads possible throughout Thursday and overnight into Friday. Areas at risk include communities along the River Tamar and tributaries. Unsettled weather is forecast to continue over the weekend. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the Gov.uk website.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 18:07
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible during Wednesday evening and into Thursday. This afternoon, 15mm of rain, blown in by strong southerly winds, has fallen widely over Cornwall. The forecast is for 30-40mm falling this evening and overnight. Rainfall totals up to 70mm are expected on higher ground of Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor. The ground is saturated and river levels are responding. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible due to the further rainfall. The main areas of concern are the River Kensey and River Ottery. Unsettled weather is forecast for the next 5 days. We are monitoring river levels and expect to issue further alerts during this time. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 20:18
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Due to the drier weather over Saturday, river levels are falling in the River Tamar. Further rain is forecast tonight and into Sunday morning, which may include isolated and heavy showers. As catchments remain wet, river levels are expected to respond to further rainfall and flooding of low lying land and roads is possible. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to clear any blockages and operate flood defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated on Sunday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone, Bridgerule and Crowford Bridge can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 11:58
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following the rainfall overnight on Friday, river levels remain high. Water levels are still rising on the River Tamar at Crowford Bridge, but falling in the River Strat at Bush and the River Neet at Helebridge. The forecast for today is mostly dry, with further rain, and possibly heavy showers expected from later this afternoon. Ground conditions are wet. We are expecting river levels to respond to this rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to clear any blockages and operate flood defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated on Saturday evening or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone, Bridgerule and Crowford Bridge can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 21:45
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following this evenings rain, river levels have responded and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the night. Water levels are currently rising in the River Tamar at Tamarstone Bridge, the River Strat at Bush and the River Neet at Helebridge. Further isolated showers through the night will maintain high river levels. The weather is expected to be unsettled for the weekend, with further heavy showers and more persistent rain forecast on Saturday evening. It is likely that river levels will remain high over this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to clear any blockages and operate flood defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone, Bridgerule, Bush and Helebridge can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 17:12
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the Upper River Tamar area, with up to 16 mm falling throughout today, Thursday 12th December. Water levels in the River Tamar have risen at Tamarstone Bridge and are just below bankfull level this evening. The weather forecast is for further potentially heavy showers tonight, and throughout the day on Friday 13th December. As river levels are high, further rain may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. The weather is expected to be unsettled for the weekend, with further heavy showers and more persistent rain forecast on Saturday evening. It is likely that river levels will remain high over this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to clear any blockages and operate flood defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone and Bridgerule can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 12:41
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Rain is forecast across Cornwall from the south from late Friday morning. Rain will be persistent and heavy at times, particularly over south to south east facing up slopes. Rain is forecast to clear late Saturday. River levels remain high following yesterday’s rainfall. We expect river levels to rise again this evening and overnight in response to todays forecast rainfall. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Avoid low lying roads and footpaths, which may be flooded. The forecast outlook remains unsettled with further rain forecast for Sunday and Monday. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message on Saturday morning or when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:36
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible overnight tonight. Although today has been mostly dry, river levels in the area remain high but area reducing. We expect rivers to continue falling overnight and in to tomorrow morning, Saturday 16th November. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:01
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible throughout today, Friday 15th November. Over the last 24 hours we have seen persistent rainfall, followed by heavy showers in the area and rivers remain high. Most of the showers have now passed and today should be mostly dry. We expect rivers to remain high throughout today and overnight tonight. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels. This message will be updated by 5pm today or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:05
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels have risen in response to todays rainfall. Further rain is forecast throughout this evening and overnight tonight and rivers will remain high. This may lead to flooding of low lying land. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Friday 15th November or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 09:52
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels remain high after the rain yesterday evening, overnight and this morning. Further persistent rain is forecast throughout today, Thursday 14th November, with showers this evening. We expect river levels to rise in response to this. This may lead to flooding of low lying land throughout today into Friday. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:18
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
The band of persistant heavy rain which fell this afternoon Wednesday 13th November is now clearing the area. River levels are rising in response to the rainfall. Frequent and sometimes prolonged heavy showers are expected throughout the night and more persistant rain is forecast for tomorrow morning Thursday 14th November, before dying out later in the day. Due to recent wet weather and very wet ground, river levels will continue to respond to any further rainfall. This may lead to flooding of low lying land overnight tonight and into Thursday. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 17:57
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Saturday evening. River levels are high following heavy rainfall throughout Saturday. Further heavy showers are forecast through Saturday evening. Expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers from late Saturday afternoon. We expect rivers to remain high throughout Saturday evening and into Sunday, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Sunday Morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 10:05
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
A band of heavy rain has spread in from the west on Saturday morning. This band of rain will be followed by frequent and sometimes prolonged heavy showers throughout Saturday. Due to recent wet weather and very wet ground, river levels are likely to respond rapidly to any rainfall. There is a risk of flooding of low lying land where the heaviest rain falls throughout Saturday, and into the early hours of Sunday. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 18:04
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
A band of heavy rain is forecast to cross the area tomorrow morning Saturday 9th November. This band of rain will be followed by frequent and sometimes prolonged heavy showers throughout the afternoon. Due to recent wet weather and very wet ground, river levels are likely to respond rapidly to any rainfall. This may lead to flooding of low lying land from mid morning on Saturday, continuing into the early hours of Sunday. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 10:57
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Frequent heavy showers are forecast to cross Cornwall throughout the day, Thursday 7th November. Due to recent wet weather, river levels remain high and are likely to respond rapidly where heavy showers fall. This may lead to flooding of low lying land during Thursday. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Thursday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 17:21
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
A band of frontal rain is forecast to cross Cornwall on the evening of Wednesday 6th November, followed by frequent and heavy showers. Due to recent wet weather river levels remain high and are likely to respond rapidly to the forecast rainfall. This may lead to flooding of low lying land from late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2019 17:03
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Scattered, heavy showers are forecast for this evening, Monday 4th November. Due to recent wet weather river levels remain high and are likely to respond rapidly to any additional rainfall. This may lead to flooding of low lying land in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Flood risk may be further increased by the significant leaf fall that has occurred over the past days which could cause drainage gullies to block. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 16:54
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River Levels are falling following this weekend’s rainfall. Larger Rivers, notably the Upper Tamar, remain high but are forecast to drop below alert criteria this evening. Further scattered, heavy showers are forecast this evening and into tomorrow. Catchments are wet and rivers will remain responsive to further rainfall. Take care near low lying areas prone to flooding and check your local weather conditions. We will be monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 11:17
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels have peaked following Saturdays rainfall. Larger rivers particularly the Upper Tamar remain high, but will gradually fall throughout today. Scattered, heavy showers will pass through Cornwall today. Catchments are wet and will remain responsive to further rainfall. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and check your local weather conditions. We will be monitoring the situation and update this message this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 16:26
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels remain high due to the recent rainfall in the past 24hrs. Although the heaviest of the rain has passed there is a potential for further localised heavy showers this evening and overnight. Catchments are wet and remain responsive to further rainfall. We will be monitoring the situation. There may be flooding to low lying land and road. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and check your local weather conditions. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 11:26
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
The rainfall overnight has seen widespread totals of 20-40mm across Cornwall. River levels have responded to this rainfall and are expected to remain high and a flood alert is still in force for the Upper River Tamar today, Saturday 02 November. Although the heaviest of the rain has passed, further bands of heavy showers are forecast throughout the day. Rain easing from Sunday morning, followed by heavy showers. There may be flooding to low lying land and road. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and check your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2019 15:23
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Heavy rain is forecast from the early hours of tomorrow morning, Saturday 2nd November, which will last throughout the day. This is likely to be widespread and persistent with the potential for surface water and river flooding throughout Saturday. Widespread totals of around 20-40mm of rain are expected. There is potential for localised totals of up to 80mm particularly on higher ground. The forecast is unclear on the precise location of these areas in Cornwall. Catchments are already wet from recent wet weather and are likely to react quickly to further rainfall. This will be accompanied by strong westerly winds which could lead to significant leaf fall, contributing to increased flood risk due to blocked drainage gullies. We will continue to monitor the situation, flood warnings may be issued on Saturday in response to the observed rainfall. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2019 16:01
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding of low lying land and roads is possible overnight on Wednesday and into the early hours of Thursday morning. Heavy and persistent rainfall has been forecast for Cornwall and Devon, with totals up to a maximum of 50mm. This weather system is expected to stall over Cornwall and West Devon. As the ground is saturated from the previous weeks of rain, rivers are expected to respond to this rainfall. As there is uncertainty on which specific areas of the counties will see the higher totals of rainfall, we are issuing this flood alert based on the weather forecast. The weather system is expected to pass the area by Thursday morning. However further rain is forecast for the weekend. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. We will update the message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 10:13
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
As the river levels are still high, this Flood Alert remains in place during Sunday daytime. No further rain is forecast over the next few days and river levels are slowly falling following the drier conditions. We are monitoring river levels and expect to remove this Alert later this afternoon or early evening. We will update this message by 6pm or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:44
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Rainfall has now cleared from the area. The forecast is for dry conditions over the next few days. River levels remain high and have been slow to fall, due to the prolonged rainfall of the last 24 hours. This Flood Alert remains in place overnight on Saturday as water levels in rivers and streams gradually fall. Flood warnings are also in place for the River Ottery at Yeolmbridge and Ham Mill and the River Tamar from Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge. We expect that water levels will return to normal levels during Sunday and we are expecting this Alert to be removed tomorrow.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 09:46
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
The rainfall overnight has seen widespread totals of over 20mm and locally over 40mm. This has increased river levels, which will remain high over Saturday. River levels on the River Tamar are particularly high and we will issue a flood warning if levels increase further. The rainfall is clearing around midday today and will follow with a period of dry weather. Smaller streams and river levels will start to fall throughout this afternoon and this evening. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 16:44
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
This is based on a forecast for heavy rainfall over this evening (Friday) through to mid-day Saturday with the potential for surface water and river flooding from the early hours of Saturday morning. There will be prolonged rainfall over this evening and throughout the night, with many places seeing 10-20mm of rain. Within this, there is a potential for localised intense periods of rainfall leading to 30-40mm falling over a few hours. The forecast is unclear on the precise location of these areas in Cornwall. Over higher moorland areas rainfall totals could reach 80-90mm. This rain is falling on wet ground, increasing the amount of surface water running off land and into streams and rivers. This rainfall will be accompanied by strong southwesterly winds which could lead to significant leaf fall, contributing to increased flood risk due to blocked drainage gullies. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Oct 2019 21:51
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this evening, Friday 18th October, and through into the early hours of tomorrow, Saturday, due to frequent heavy showers passing through the area. These are causing river levels to rise in the Upper River Tamar area. The expected peak river levels may cause isolated flooding of low-lying land and roads. Further showers, some of which may be heavy, are expected to continue during Saturday morning, before easing through the afternoon. River levels are therefore likely to remain high throughout this period. Thereafter we expect the situation to improve. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for, and clearing blockages. This message will be updated by 10am on Saturday, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2019 17:37
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following rainfall on Friday, further rain is likely to fall across the Upper River Tamar area through the evening and night. . Water levels in the Upper River Tamar remain high, and whilst levels have started to fall further overnight rainfall will mean they will remain around bankfull level overnight. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. The weather outlook is for further potentially heavy showers overnight, and more rain on Sunday morning. It is therefore expected that the river levels will remain high throughout Saturday night and into Sunday. We have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. Please contact Floodline to report flooding in your area. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 10 am 13/10/19 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 23:02
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following overnight rain early on Friday, further rain has fallen across the Upper River Tamar area through the day. Water levels in the Upper River Tamar remain high, reaching Alert levels at Tamarstone, Bridgerule and Crowford Bridge, remaining around bankfull level overnight. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. The weather outlook is for further potentially heavy showers overnight, and more rain on Saturday. It is therefore expected that the river levels will remain high throughout Saturday. We have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. Please contact Floodline to report flooding in your area. We are constantly monitoring river levels - search : ‘Environment Agency river level information’ at Tamarstone, Bridgerule or Crowford to view recent water levels on our website. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 5pm 12/10/19 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 07:03
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the Upper River Tamar area, with upto 20 mm falling overnight. This has meant that water levels in the River Tamar have risen overnight at Tamarstone Bridge and are around bankfull level this morning - further river level rises will result in flooding to low lying land and roads. The weather outlook is for further potentially heavy showers through the day. It is expected that the river will remain at a high level and may rise further, and if the heaviest showers fall over the Tamar catchments Flood Warnings may be issued later today. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 5pm or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone and Bridgerule can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 09:44
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following heavy rainfall over the weekend, river levels are slowly receding but remain high and a flood alert is still in force for the River Tamar today, Monday 30 September. Flooding continues to remain likely throughout Monday and overnight into Tuesday. A band of rain associated with a frontal system will move eastwards across the area from late morning, clearing during Monday evening. Rain will be persistent and heavy at times, particularly over higher ground and flood warnings may be required this evening. Showers are expected to develop behind the frontal system into Tuesday. There may be flooding to low lying land and road. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and check your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Monday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 10:21
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible for the remainder of today through to Monday morning. Following rainfall over the last few days river levels have risen and catchments are wet. The heaviest rain has passed the area but showers are forecast throughout the day. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Monday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 17:03
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 14:48
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey


Flood Alert issued on 26 Sep 2019 12:00
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible throughout today into this evening. Following rainfall over the last few days river levels remains high but the heaviest rainfall has passed and river levels are forecast to drop. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. Further rain is forecast on Friday and over the weekend. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Sep 2019 15:32
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible until Wednesday evening. Following rainfall over the last few days river levels are slowly dropping. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads continues this evening. Further rain is forecast overnight followed by showers on Thursday, this is not forecast to cause further flooding. Take care near the low lying areas prone to flooding and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Sep 2019 18:19
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 14:35
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following heavy rainfall this morning, Tuesday 12th March, river levels are rising quickly and flooding is possible this afternoon and into this evening. River levels are expected to peak this afternoon. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. The most persistent rainfall has now passed through the area and heavy showers are forecast for the rest of the day. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 17:47
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible in the early hours of tomorrow morning, Wednesday 6th of March. Heavy rain is forecast to continue overnight, with the highest accumulations across south facing upslopes and high ground. Rain and showers will clear to the east during the morning, with some further heavy showers following. Forecast river levels suggest that there will be some minor flooding of roads and other low lying areas in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2019 08:05
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on the Upper River Tamar area this morning, Sunday 10th February following heavy rainfall last night. River levels are rising, and are expected to remain high with further heavy rain showers expected throughout Sunday. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring the river levels and have staff in the area checking and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2019 09:13
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on the Upper River Tamar this morning, Wednesday 6th February following heavy rainfall last night. River levels are rising and the flood alert criteria has been met. We expect river levels to peak by 11am today. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. Take care near the areas of concern. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2018 10:38
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following rainfall over the weekend, river levels continue to remain high. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. The situation is currently improving and no further significant rainfall is forecast. It is likely that river levels will fall throughout the day. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message this afternoon, Monday 24th December. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2018 11:18
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following the overnight rain today, Sunday 23rd December, river levels are high. Further bands of rain are forecast through this afternoon. River levels can be expected to remain high today. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2018 15:14
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
During the early hours of Sunday morning 23rd December a band of moderate frontal rain, perhaps turning locally heavy at times, will spread in from the west, easing later in the morning. Based on the forecast the rivers are expected to meet Flood Alert criteria in the early hours of Sunday morning. Where the ground is wet and river levels are high, this may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2018 15:53
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following heavy rainfall overnight on Thursday, river levels are high. The weather forecast is improving and no further significant rainfall is forecast this afternoon or this evening, however river levels are expected to remain high throughout the night on Friday and into Saturday 22 December 2018. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2018 10:10
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following heavy rainfall overnight, river levels are high. The weather forecast is improving and no further significant rainfall is forecast today, Friday 21st December 2018, however river levels are expected to remain high throughout the day. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2018 12:27
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Heavy bands of rain are forecast to impact the area this evening, Thursday 20th December and into the morning of Friday 21st December. Based on this forecast the rivers are expected to meet Flood Alert criteria in the early hours of Friday morning. The catchment is already wet and this may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 16:46
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following the heavy rainfall today, Tuesday 18th December, river levels are high. The weather forecast is improving but river levels are expected to remain high this evening and overnight with scattered showers forecast tomorrow. The catchment is already wet and this may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 10:27
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Heavy bands of rain are forecast to impact the area throughout today Tuesday the 18th of December. Strong force 7, locally gale force 8, Southerly winds will focus highest rainfall accumulations over high ground. Based on this forecast the rivers are expected to meet Flood Alert criteria today. The catchment is already wet and this may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. Scattered showers are forecast tomorrow. This is likely to cause river levels to remain high. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 15:25
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
The heaviest rain has now cleared and no significant rain is forecast for this area. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the night. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Saturday morning (8th December).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2018 16:52
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Due to further heavy rain forecast overnight tonight, Thursday 6th December, flooding is possible from early morning on Friday 7th December. River catchments are wet are responding quickly to rainfall. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers. The heaviest rain is forecast to clear the area by mid-morning on Friday 7th December. However, we expect river levels to remain high throughout the day, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2018 16:03
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Heavy rainfall earlier today, Wednesday 05th December, is causing river levels to rise. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from around 8pm tonight. The persistent rain has now moved through the area and showers are forecast for the remainder of the day. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the rest of Wednesday and into Thursday morning 6th December, though no flooding to properties is currently expected. Further persistent heavy rainfall is forecast to cross the area on Thursday night into Friday morning. This may lead to further flood alerts being issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2018 16:12
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels remain high after last night’s rainfall. A further band of moderate to heavy rain will move across the area this evening Saturday 01st December, and overnight into the early hours of Sunday morning. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river on Sunday from around 4am until midday. Further heavy showers are forecast to affect the area throughout Sunday, however, no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2018 16:10
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels remain high after rainfall yesterday. Frontal bands of rain will move across Cornwall overnight tonight into Saturday morning 1st December and again Saturday evening into Sunday morning, with further frontal rain expected on Tuesday 4th December. Widespread moderate to heavy rain is forecast, becoming persistent at times and heaviest over high ground. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river in the early hours of Saturday morning from around 6am, with floodwater rising again into the evening and overnight into Sunday. We expect the river to remain high throughout this period, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2018 11:40
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels remain high after rainfall yesterday Thursday 29th November. Further frontal bands of rain will move across Cornwall overnight into Saturday morning 1st December and again Saturday evening into Sunday morning with a further frontal band of rain on Tuesday 4th December. Moderate to heavy rain is forecast, becoming persistent at times and heaviest over high ground. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river on Saturday morning from around 9am, with floodwater rising again into the evening and overnight into Sunday. We expect the river to remain high throughout this period, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2018 16:33
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this evening Thursday 29th November and potentially overnight. River levels on the River Tamar continue to remain high following the heavy rainfall today and last night. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river on Thursday evening. Further heavy showers are forecast for the rest of Thursday and also into Friday 30th November. We expect the river to remain high throughout this period, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on the morning of Friday 30th November or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2018 11:26
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this afternoon Thursday 29th November. River levels on the River Tamar are rising following heavy overnight rainfall. This may cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river on Thursday afternoon and into the evening. Further heavy showers are forecast for the rest of Thursday and also Friday 30th November. We expect the river to remain high throughout this period, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2018 17:17
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following rain on Friday and Saturday river levels remain high. Bands of heavy showers will continue overnight. The ground is saturated and river levels in smaller watercourses may rise quickly in response to localised heavy rain. Minor flooding of roads and low lying properties adjacent to the river is possible. Blocked drains increase the risk of surface water flooding. Following the strong winds and rain owners of properties at risk of surface water flooding may wish to take steps before the overnight rain to check that nearby drains and gullys are clear of debris such as litter, leaves and branches. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have teams in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 10am Sunday 11th November or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2018 12:17
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels remain high following the heavy rainfall yesterday. Further showers are forecast throughout Saturday. Following Friday’s rainfall, the ground is saturated and therefore in smaller watercourses river levels can rise quickly in response to localised heavy rain. Minor flooding of roads and low lying properties adjacent to the river is possible. Blocked drains may also increase the risk of surface water flooding. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 8pm or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 11:55
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible during Friday afternoon and evening. A deep area of low pressure will bring a band of heavy rainfall which tracks east during the day. Rainfall will be highest over areas of high ground, particularly across the Moors. Expected levels suggest that there will be some minor flooding of roads near Woolstone Mill and other low lying areas. Properties at Helebridge will need to deploy flood gates and stops logs. Strong winds will cause increased autumnal debris, which could block drains and result in localised surface water flooding. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 16:03
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible in the early hours of Wednesday 7th November. Heavy rainfall is forecast for this evening (Tuesday 6th November) and into the morning of Wednesday 7th November. Rivers are now starting to rise in response to the rainfall and may continue throughout the night. Expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers in the early hours of Wednesday 7th November. The main areas of concern are Bude, Helebridge, Tamarstone Bridge, Bridgerule, and Canworthy Water & Yeolmbridge. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Wednesday Morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 11:26
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
A flood alert remains in force for your area based on the rainfall forecast for the next 24 hours. River levels are now falling following yesterday’s heavy rainfall. The rain has now become more showery in nature and no further impacts are expected today Saturday 13th October. However, further persistent heavy rain is forecast to cross the area from the early hours of tomorrow morning, Sunday 14th October, through until midday. This is likely to cause river levels to rise again tomorrow morning and possibly into the early afternoon. Some localised riverside flooding is possible in and care should be taken when in and around these locations. We are closely monitoring river levels and will advise you as the situation changes. We have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences as and when required.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 15:30
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
A flood alert has been issued for your area based on the rainfall forecast for the next 24 hours. River levels in Cornwall have risen quickly following heavy rainfall this morning, Friday 12th October. Although the rain has become lighter this afternoon, further heavy rain may cross the area overnight tonight and throughout Saturday 13th October. Some localised riverside flooding is possible in and care should be taken when in and around these locations. We are closely monitoring river levels and will advise you as the situation changes. We have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences as and when required.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 11:46
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following last night’s heavy rainfall, rivers have responded and continue to rise. Levels in the Upper River Tamar are expected to remain high throughout Monday and further isolated heavy showers are possible in this area. This Flood Alert therefore remains in force and will be updated when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 12:04
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Heavy rain is forecast for this afternoon, continuing overnight, before turning more showery through Monday morning. River levels in the River Tamar are expected to rise, causing flooding of low lying areas. At this stage however, no property flooding is forecast. As catchments are saturated, river levels are likely to remain at a high level over this period. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated if the situation changes. River levels on the River Tamar can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 10:42
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels in the main River Tamar continue to rise slowly this morning but are expected to steady during Saturday afternoon. Over the next 12 to 18 hours further low intensity rainfall is forecast to cross Cornwall and although this is not expected to cause any significant issues, this will keep catchments responsive to further significant rainfall expected to fall later on Sunday and into Sunday night and potentially into Monday. Although precise details are not yet known, this rainfall may lead to flooding of property from rivers, although at this stage this is possible rather than expected We are continuing to monitor river levels and rainfall forecasts and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This message will be updated again before 20:00 on Saturday.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 18:04
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Over the next 12 hours heavy rainfall is forecast in the Upper Tamar Area. The main impacts are expected overnight from 01:45 in the early hours of tomorrow morning Saturday the 31st march. We expect the River Tamar to rise. Currently the main area of concern is Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge including Boyton, Bridgerule and the A3072 where there may be flooding to low lying land and roads around the river. It is expected that the river will remain at a high level and may rise further, though at this stage no property flooding is forecast. After this band of rain the weather outlook is for further heavy rain on Sunday the 1st and Monday the 2nd of March. Further impacts are expected during this period. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by tomorrow 10am or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 10:35
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following heavy rainfall on Wednesday night, river levels have risen and will remain high for most of Thursday. Further isolated and possibly heavy showers are forecast for Thursday afternoon, so the flood alert will remain in place and will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 17:05
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this evening Wednesday 14th March into tomorrow morning. Heavy frontal rain is forecast throughout today and the Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning for rain, highlighting surface water flood risks. https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/warnings Catchments are very wet, leading to flooding of low lying land and roads this afternoon and throughout the night. Expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday. With a strong south easterly wind highest rainfall totals will be on south facing slopes. Flood Warnings may be issued throughout the evening and night. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This message will be updated when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2018 15:19
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this afternoon Wednesday 14th February. Moderate rain has been falling from early this morning, and is forecast to continue until this evening, with heavier bursts possible. Rivers are rising steadily and have reached flood alert level. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the rivers. The main areas of concern are between Tamarstone and Druxton, including Bridgerule and Boyton. Persistent rain is forecast to move through the area by around 6pm today. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Wednesday night into Thursday morning, but no flooding to properties is currently forecast. More settled weather conditions are forecast for Thursday into the weekend. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2018 18:01
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following the rain on Tuesday 13th February river levels remain high and will rise again quickly with the next band of rain. This Flood Alert therefore remains in place. Further frontal rain is expected to sweep across Cornwall through most of Wednesday 14th February. With saturated ground conditions run-off from fields can be expected, river levels will rise through the day and flooding of low lying land and roads is likely. However, no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2018 16:01
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible in the early hours of Tuesday 13th February. Heavy rain is forecast between 1am and 6am on Tuesday morning which is predicted to cause river levels to rise quickly and possibly reach flood alert level. This may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. The main areas of concern are Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge, including Boyton and Bridgerule. The rain is forecast to move through the area by 6am, this will be followed by heavy showers on Tuesday morning. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Tuesday. Further heavy rain is forecast on Wednesday 14th February which may lead to further flood alerts being issued, however, no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2018 11:53
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible over Saturday afternoon and into the evening. Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall and the River Tamar is now rising. Further rain is forecast throughout Saturday. Expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river around the Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge area from around 12pm on Saturday. We expect the river to remain high throughout Saturday, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Sunday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 15:34
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
This Flood Alert remains in force. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall which has caused river levels to rise. Levels currently remain high as catchments are saturated. Scattered showers are forecast over Wednesday evening and into Thursday. However, no further significant rainfall totals are expected, so rivers will gradually start to fall. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message tomorrow, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 18:00
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
This Flood Alert remains in force. Frontal rain will move in from the north-west early Wednesday morning. Rainfall on the leading edge of the front, expected to arrive around 6am, may be intense for a short period of time. Persistent, but less intense rainfall may then be expected from around 8am until late morning, with showers following for the remainder of Wednesday. This catchment is currently saturated and rivers remain very reactive to rainfall - therefore further rises in river levels may be expected. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message tomorrow, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 12:52
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
This Flood Alert continues to remain in force. River levels remain high after overnight rain. The unsettled theme continues and further heavy showers are forecast to move in from the west during the early hours of Tuesday and to have cleared the region by late morning. Rivers remain very reactive to rainfall in this catchment and further rise in river levels may be expected in response to relatively low accumulations. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message tomorrow, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 20:01
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
This Flood Alert continues to remain in force. An area of frontal rain will spread in from the west during the early hours of Monday morning. Rainfall will be persistent, with some locally heavy pulses, which may cause river levels in the area to rise. The rain is forecast to have cleared the region by late Monday morning. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 10:53
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
This Flood Alert continues to remain in force. Some localised heavy rainfall may still be expected in this area through the remainder of today, Sunday 21st January, which may cause river levels to rise. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message later this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2018 18:10
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Some flooding is possible tomorrow, Sunday 21st January. We expect to see persistent heavy rainfall across the region throughout the day. The Upper River Tamar is likely to rise tomorrow morning and to stay high through into Monday. At present, the anticipated river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads near the river, however no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2018 22:31
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Wednesday evening into Thursday Morning. Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall and the Rivers Neet, Strat, Tamar and Kensey are now rising. Further heavy rain is forecast throughout Wednesday night, expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the rivers. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout Wednesday night and into Thursday morning, though no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:19
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels in the area remain elevated this afternoon (Thursday 4th January) but continue to fall slowly. River levels are not expected to react significantly to this evening forecast rainfall. There is a still a risk of flooding to low lying land and roads. We will continue to monitor and provide updates should the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 06:22
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible this morning Thursday 4th of January 2018. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall and rivers are now rising. There will be flooding to low lying land and roads. Take extra care near rivers and low lying areas. Most of the rainfall has now past but river levels will continue to rise over the next few hours. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 16:52
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible from late on Saturday evening and through Sunday morning due to prolonged heavy rainfall which is expected to cause river levels to rise in the Upper River Tamar area. At present the expected river levels suggest that primarily there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. The main areas of concern are Bush, Stratton and Helebridge. Further showers, some of which may be heavy, are then expected throughout Sunday and into New Year’s Day. River levels are therefore likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Sunday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 11:41
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Overnight heavy rainfall means that the river levels in the Upper River Tamar remain high. Flooding to low lying land and roads remains possible throughout Wednesday. The main areas of concern are Tamarstone Bridge and Crowford Bridge. We expect rivers to remain high throughout Wednesday and Thursday. From Friday, further unsettled weather is forecast which may cause rivers to rise again. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 17:32
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding remains possible on Tuesday evening and overnight into Wednesday. Over the last 9 hours we have seen heavy rainfall, and levels in the Rivers Tamar, Strat and Neet remain high. Further heavy showers are forecast in the early hours of Wednesday morning and expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads. The main areas of concern are Bush, Stratton and Helebridge. We expect rivers to remain high throughout Wednesday morning. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 10:35
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Tuesday afternoon and overnight into Wednesday. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall and levels in the Rivers Tamar, Strat and Neet remain high. Further rain is forecast on Tuesday afternoon, and expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads. The main areas of concern are Bush, Stratton and Helebridge. We expect rivers to remain high throughout Tuesday and overnight into Wednesday morning and there is potential for levels to reach Flood Warning Thresholds along these rivers. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Tuesday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2017 19:10
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Monday evening and overnight into Tuesday. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall and the Rivers Tamar, Strat and Neet are now rising quickly. Further rain is forecast throughout Monday evening, and expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and road. The main areas of concern are Bush, Stratton and Helebridge. We expect the river to remain high throughout Monday evening, and there is potential for levels to quickly reach Flood Warning Thresholds along these rivers. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 10:16
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels are dropping but there is a possibility of further squally showers throughout the rest of Thursday. The catchment is saturated, so further increases in river level remain possible. This Alert and Floodline will be updated as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 17:28
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following continued showers, river levels are responding quickly. The forecast is for further showers tonight and into tomorrow. River levels are currently high. It is expected that the river will remain at a high level and may rise further, though at this stage no property flooding is forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2017 12:41
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
We have been closely monitoring the River Tamar since early Sunday morning. Following the rain overnight, river levels on the River Tamar have risen. Levels remain high. Further isolated showers are forecast for this afternoon, though no significant totals are expected. This additional rain could lead to increased river levels on the River Tamar, and tributaries, throughout the rest of the day and into the evening. At this stage no property flooding is expected. We will continue to monitor the levels and will update the message as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2017 21:44
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible from late evening Monday 27th November until the morning of Tuesday 28th November. Over the last 24 hours we have seen steady rainfall on already wet catchments and the River Tamar is now rising. Further rain is forecast in the early morning of Tuesday 28th November, expected levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river Tamar. We expect the river Tamar to remain high throughout Monday night and into Tuesday, though no flooding to properties is currently expected. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 16:15
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Wednesday evening into Thursday morning. Heavy showery rain is forecast during Wednesday evening. Expected river levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river and around the bridge at Bridgerule overnight. There is a risk of standing water due to leaf debris blocking drains. We expect the river to remain high throughout Thursday, although no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing river blockages. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2017 10:09
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following further rainfall over Saturday night, river levels in the River Tamar remain high. Flooding in areas of low lying land and roads around Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge including Boyton and Bridgerule may still be possible. The weather forecast for today is mostly dry with showers. Rivers are not expected to react and so, river levels will gradually fall throughout the day. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This message will be updated if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2017 18:29
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
River levels in the River Tamar are still high in response to the heavy rain from Friday night and Saturday morning. The main area of concern is Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge including Boyton and Bridgerule. Levels suggest there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. A further band of rain is forecast into Saturday evening. River levels are expected to remain high overnight and into Sunday morning. At this stage no property flooding is forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 10am Sunday morning or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2017 09:33
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Overnight we have seen heavy rainfall in the Upper River Tamar Area. River levels in the River Tamar are now rising. Currently the main area of concern is Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge where levels suggest there may be flooding to low lying land and roads around the river. Further heavy rain is forecast this afternoon and into this evening. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the day and may rise later in response to further rainfall. At this stage no property flooding is forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 6pm or earlier if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Sep 2017 10:49
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Rivers levels are high following heavy rainfall yesterday and this morning. Slow moving and locally heavy showers are forecast during today and persist into the morning of Sunday 17th September. The main impacts are expected this evening Saturday 16th and overnight. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible where repeated showers occur. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Sep 2017 16:34
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Rivers levels are high following heavy rainfall today. Scattered heavy showers are forecast for this evening and overnight into Saturday morning. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible where repeated showers occur. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Further heavy showers are expected for Saturday evening and overnight. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Sep 2017 10:48
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible from Friday morning and into the afternoon. Rivers are rising following heavy showers over this area. Where repeated showers occur, there is the possibility of flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Further scattered heavy showers are forecast for tomorrow Saturday the 16th September. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jul 2017 17:02
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Heavy rainfall is forecast for this evening Saturday 29th July and overnight in the Upper River Tamar Area. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected, the main impacts are predicted between 8 pm and 12 pm. Currently the main areas of concern are Helebridge, Bridgerule and Yeolmbridge where levels suggest there may be flooding. The weather outlook is for heavy potentially thundery showers tomorrow Sunday 30th July. However the situation is very changeable and difficult to predict. It is expected that the river will remain at a high level and may rise further, though at this stage no property flooding is forecast. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This Alert and Floodline will be updated by 8pm or earlier if the situation changes. River levels at Tamarstone and Woolstone Mill can be viewed on our website.’


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jul 2017 15:49
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Following heavy rain overnight and this morning, river levels have now dropped. However, scattered heavy rainfall is forecast for your area over the weekend. This Flood Alert remains in force, we will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates if the situation changes. Listen to local radio and weather forecasts, be aware of conditions where you are. We have staff checking and clearing screens across the area.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jul 2017 11:12
River Tamar, River Strat, River Neet, River Ottery, River Kensey
Flooding is possible on Friday 21st July. Following heavy rain overnight and this morning, a band of heavy rain is moving east across Cornwall. Rain will be heavy at times particularly on high ground. River levels are rising quickly and are forecast to peak by 4pm. Rivers and surface water may cause flooding to low lying roads and land. If rain becomes slow moving or more intense than forecast, there may be some property flooding. Rain is expected to clear the area by 4pm, further rain is forecast over the weekend and into next week. Listen to local radio and weather forecasts, be aware of conditions where you are. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates if the situation changes. We have staff checking and clearing screens across Cornwall.