Flood Warning Info - Riverside properties on the River Colne in Colchester

Area Description

Riverside properties in Colchester, including the cricket ground.
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 30 Jan 2021 17:30
Colne
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions over the next few hours today, Saturday 30th January. River levels are high in response to recent rainfall. Areas most at risk are Riverside Walk around North Bridge and Causton Road. Lower Castle Park and the Cricket ground. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this afternoon but no further significant rain is forecast overnight or tomorrow. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 9am tomorrow.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 09:06
Colne
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions over the next few hours and into this afternoon, Saturday 30 January. The River Colne is reacting quickly and continuing to rise in response to the current rainfall. Areas most at risk are Riverside Walk around North Bridge and Causton Road. Lower Castle Park and the Cricket ground. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this morning and into the afternoon, with no further significant rain forecast tomorrow. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 6pm today.