Flood Warning Info - Kidbrooke Stream at Forest Row

Area Description

Kidbrooke Stream at Forest Row, including Priory Road, Swans Ghyll, Riverside and Blenheim Fields.
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 15 Nov 2020 07:26
Kidbrooke Stream
We believe there is a possibility of flooding for along Priory Road, Swans Ghyll, Riverside and Blenheim Fields. Heavy rainfall has triggered local Environment Agency rainfall alarms, we believe that based on the intensity and amount of rainfall, properties are at immediate risk of flooding. If you have them, activate your property protection measures now. Flooding is expected to start between 08:30 and 09:30 on Sunday 15 November.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 18:35
Kidbrooke Stream
River levels are rising due to persistent rain today. We believe there is a possibility of flooding along Priory Road, for Swans Ghyll, Riverside and Blenheim Fields. Heavy rainfall has triggered local Environment Agency rainfall alarms, we believe that based on the intensity and amount of rainfall, properties are at immediate risk of flooding. If you have them, activate your property protection measures now. Flooding is possible from now to tomorrow, 10/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to remain high tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated at 10:00 tomorrow, 10/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 00:30
Kidbrooke Stream
Levels in the River Medway are falling and so it is likely that levels in the Kidbrooke Stream and other local watercourses should be returning to normal. However, further showers are forecast for Saturday 21/12/2019 which could see a return to flood conditions. We continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 14:56
Kidbrooke Stream
Levels in the River Medway are now falling and so it is likely levels in Kidbrooke Stream and other local watercourses should also begin to fall shortly. Further showers are possible for the rest of Friday 20 December and so the risk of flooding to property remains. The forecast for Saturday 21 December is for further heavy rainfall which could see a return to flood conditions. We continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 09:05
Kidbrooke Stream
Persistent rain with embedded heavy showers has led to river levels in the local water courses in Forest Row rising swiftly. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Beech Green Lane and Rogues Hill, near the river at Hartfield. Properties on and around London Road and Station Road, near the river. Properties on and around Beech Green Lane and Rogues Hill. Homes and businesses where property level protection measures are fitted should check and deploy those measures now. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling the catchment. This message will be updated later today.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Jun 2017 22:30
Kidbrooke Stream
Heavy rainfall has triggered local rainfall alarms. A further 20 mm of rain is forecast overnight. The Environment Agency believes that based on the intensity and amount of rainfall, properties are at immediate risk of flooding along Priory Road, Swans Ghyll, Riverside and Blenheim Fields. If you have them, activate your property protection measures now. Flooding is expected imminently.