Flood Alert Info - The River Crouch from Noaks Bridge to Runwell

Area Description

The River Crouch from Noaks Bridge to Runwell, including Wickford.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

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

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

Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 15:03
River Crouch
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next few hours and into this evening, Sunday 16th February 2020. The Rivers are starting to rise in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for further rainfall during today, Sunday 16th February. 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 Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 12:36
River Crouch
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions. The rivers are reacting quickly and rising sharply in response to the rainfall. The forecast is for further light rain during today, Friday 20 December 2019. Further showers are forecast for tomorrow, but these are not expected to be heavy. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 08:53
River Crouch
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next few hours and into this afternoon, Sunday 6th October 2019. The River Crouch is reacting quickly and rising sharply in response to the rainfall overnight and this morning. The forecast is for heavy rainfall throughout today and into this evening. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message when necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2017 17:15
Crouch
This message has been issued because of the persistent heavy rainfall that is currently affecting this area. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise for the next couple of hours this afternoon. The forecast is for continued rainfall until early evening although it should start to ease very soon We are expecting river levels to peak and begin to drop later this evening but remain responsive to any further rainfall There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We have teams on the ground checking rivers.