Flood Warning Info - Shreen Water from Colesbrook to Bay Bridge

Area Description

Lodbourne, Bay Bridge and Colesbrook.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

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

Flood Warning issued on 31 Oct 2021 16:46
Shreen Water
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the Upper Dorset Stour, Shreen Water. Areas most at risk include Lodbourne, Bay Bridge and Colesbrook. The forecast is dry for this evening. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Colesbrook gauge. We are liaising with emergency services and local authorities. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. This message will be updated by 10:00 AM on 01/11/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Oct 2021 12:27
Shreen Water
River levels are rising rapidly on the Upper Dorset Stour, Shreen Water due to heavy rainfall. Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the Upper Dorset Stour, Shreen Water, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around Lodbourne, Bay Bridge and Colesbrook. Flooding is expected at Lodbourne, Bay Bridge and Colesbrook from 01:00 PM on 31/10/2021. The forecast is mainly dry for this afternoon. River levels are rising at the Colesbrook gauge. We are liaising with emergency services and local authorities. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Start acting on your flood plan if you have one Move family, pets and cars to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water if it is safe to do so. This message will be updated by 05:00 PM on 31/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Oct 2021 00:47
Shreen Water
River levels are rising on the Shreen Water due to heavy rainfall. Flooding is forecast to affect low lying land, particularly around Purns Mill Lane and Bay Road in Gillingham. Flooding of property is possible from 01:00 AM on 21/10/2021. Further heavy rainfall is forecast until 02:00. We will continue to monitor levels closely. Monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated by 10:00 AM on 21/10/2021, or as the situation changes.