Flood Warning Info - The Mardyke from North Stifford to Purfleet

Area Description

Mardyke from North Stifford to Purfleet.
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 1 Feb 2021 17:09
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions over the rest of today, Monday 1st February and into tomorrow. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for dry conditions today, with further rain forecast for 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 1 Feb 2021 09:33
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions today, Monday 1st February and into tomorrow. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for dry conditions today, with more rain forecast for 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.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 16:55
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions overnight tonight, Sunday 31st January, and into tomorrow. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for no rain today 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 31 Jan 2021 09:00
Mardyke
This message has been sent because there may be some issues with surface water flooding, and difficult driving conditions, over the rest of today, Sunday 31st January, and into tomorrow. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are along the River Mardyke between North Stifford, and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for dry conditions today, which will allow river levels to start returning to normal. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 18:06
Mardyke
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 areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. 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 09:21
Mardyke
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 30th January. River levels are high in response to recent rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 09:10
Mardyke
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. River levels are high in response to recent rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jan 2021 08:36
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely over the rest of today and into tomorrow, Saturday 30 January. River levels are currently high due to recent rainfall. River levels are expected to remain high, and responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate and are monitoring river level response to overnight rain. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jan 2021 18:27
Mardyke
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely overnight tonight, Thursday 28th January. River levels are high in response to recent rainfall. Areas most at risk are those along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this evening, Thursday 28th January, 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 as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Jan 2021 18:35
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely tonight, Monday 18th January 2021 and through the rest of the week. River levels are dropping, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. The forecast is for rain to move across the region this evening followed by heavy and persistent rain from Tuesday evening through until Thursday morning. This is likely to cause the river levels to once again become elevated. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 09:00 Tuesday 19th January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Jan 2021 08:52
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely throughout today, Monday 18th January and for the next few days. River levels are remaining high and responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are working hard to resolve an issue with the sluice which is restricting the river draining out to sea through the Mardyke Sluice as quickly as expected. The forecast is for a dry day for most of Monday, but persistent rainfall will arrive Monday evening, throughout the night and into Tuesday morning. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Monday 18th January.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jan 2021 18:07
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely this evening, Sunday 17th January and through the coming week. River levels are currently high and responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are working hard to resolve an issue with the sluice which is preventing the river draining out to sea through the Mardyke Sluice as quickly as expected. The forecast is for dry conditions through until tomorrow afternoon when further rainfall is expected. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 11am on Monday 18th January.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Jan 2021 07:17
Mardyke
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely throughout today, and into this evening, Sunday 17th January. River levels are remaining high in response to the recent rainfall and snow melt. Areas most at risk are along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for dry conditions today and through until tomorrow afternoon where further rainfall is expected. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Sunday 17th January.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 17:33
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely tonight, Saturday 16th January 2021 and over the next few days. River levels remain high and remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. The forecast is for a dry day tomorrow, Sunday 17th January 2021, followed by further rainfall from Monday. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 09:00 Sunday 17th January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 07:02
Mardyke
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely throughout today, Saturday 16th January. River levels are currently high and will remain high over the next few days. Levels will further respond to the expected snow and rainfall today. Areas most at risk are along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for persistent rain and snow showers this morning, with more settled weather later today and tomorrow. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Saturday 16th January.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 17:48
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely today, Friday 15th January 2021 and over the next few days. The River Mardyke is rising steadily in response to recent rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. The forecast is for a cold dry night tonight, Friday 15th January 2021. Snow is expected to fall during tomorrow which could further elevate levels. Sunday and Monday are likely to remain dry before another weather front crosses the country on Tuesday. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 09:00, Saturday 16th January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 07:28
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely over the next few hours and into this evening, Friday 15th January. River levels are high, and continue to rise in response to the recent rainfall working its way through the system. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for dry conditions today, which will allow river levels to lower, however, further rainfall expected through Saturday. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Friday 15th January.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 15:28
Mardyke
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely through today, Thursday 14th January 2021. The River Mardyke is rising steadily in response to the rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. The forecast is for persistent rain through this evening, followed by more settled conditions on Friday but with further rainfall on Saturday. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 09:00, Friday 15th January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 16:43
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. River levels are stable but remain high and will be responsive to any further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. The forecast is for dry conditions overnight followed by light rainfall tomorrow, Tuesday 24th December 2019. River levels are stable but some standing water will remain on roads and fields. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:28
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside properties. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. The forecast is for Monday 23rd December 2019, is to be largely dry. River levels have dropped but some standing water will remain on roads and fields. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 09:15
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet.The forecast for today, Sunday 22 December 2019, is to be largely dry. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 06:59
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses. The River Mardyke is continuing to rise in response to yesterday's rainfall. Areas most at risk are areas along the River Mardyke between North Stifford and Purfleet. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for further showers this morning which could be heavy at times. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.