Flood Warning Info - Buxted

Area Description

River Uck, at Buxted, between Parsnage Wood and Hempstead Mill, including the Old Mill area.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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


Flood Warning issued on 5 Mar 2020 14:38
Uck
The River Uck is rising steadily in response to 17mm of rainfall this morning. A further 8mm of rainfall is forecast before the end of the day. Flooding is expected from 16:00 05/03/2020. Isolated riverside properties through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas around Hempstead Mill will be affected. Thursday evening and Friday will be relatively dry, so river levels should begin to fall from 01:00 on Friday 06/03/2020. However, further rain is forecast into next week and so levels may rise and flood risk could return again. Flood protection products are recommended to be installed in Buxted now if you have them, and take steps to reduce the impact of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 12:00 06/03/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:41
Uck
River levels are rising quickly in the River Uck following 30mm of rainfall due to Storm Dennis. A further 20 mm is possible by 15:00 16/02/2020. River levels are rising and property flooding is expected from 10:30 16/02/2020, as well as water affecting fields, gardens, and roads. Impacts will be similar to, but possibly greater than Christmas 2019. Locations could include: Riverside properties through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas around Hempstead Mill. Rain will ease Sunday afternoon. With only isolated showers through to midweek, river levels should begin to fall by early Monday morning 17/02/2020. Please install flood protection products, in Buxted now, if you have them. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 22:00 16/02/2020


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 16:25
Uck
River levels have returned to more normal levels following Friday’s heavy rain. However, more widespread rain is forecast from 17:00 21/12/2019 until 08:00 22/12/2019. Flooding could again be possible from 22:00 21/12/2019. Locations to be affected could include riverside properties through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas around Hempstead Mill. River levels will likely peak by 12:00 and then fall. Sunday and Monday should stay largely dry, but rain is forecast for Tuesday (24/12/2019), which may cause river levels to rise again. Flood protection products are recommended to be installed in Buxted now, if you have them and take steps to reduce the impact of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 12:00 22/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:16
Uck
River levels in Buxted are now much lower than their peak Friday morning (20/12/2019). Flooding impacts should have reduced. However a small amount of rain from showers early Saturday morning will be followed by more widespread rain between 17:00 Saturday 21/12/2019 and 08:00 Sunday 22/12/2019. While river levels may fall slightly further Friday night, should showers fall near Buxted, river levels will rise Saturday morning and by Saturday evening (21/12/2019) river levels will likely return to heights similar to Friday, if not higher. Flood impacts could return to riverside properties through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas around Hempstead Mill. Please keep flood protection products installed in Buxted, if you have them and take steps to reduce the impact of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 17:00 21/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 05:32
Uck
Following nearly a month’s rainfall over the past week and 20mm Thursday night, river levels are high and rising on the River Uck. Flooding is expected from 06:30 20/12/2019. Locations to be affected will include Riverside properties through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas around Hempstead Mill. The widespread rain should clear from 09:00 20/12/2019, leaving a largely dry day Friday, apart from isolated showers. Widespread rain will return from 15:00 Saturday 21/12/2019. River levels will continue to rise until 15:00 20/12/2019, but further increases should be expected Saturday evening 21/12/2019 following the next band of rain. Flood protection products are recommended to be installed in Buxted now, if you have them and take steps to reduce the impact of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 21:00 20/12/2019.