Flood Warning Info - River Stort at Clavering and Manuden

Area Description

The River Stort at Clavering and Manuden.
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 14 Jan 2021 08:36
River Stort
Heavy rain has been falling overnight in the Stort catchment and will continue throughout Thursday (14th January). This is causing the River Stort to rise and is forecast to continue to rise through the day. Property flooding is possible. If the river continues to rise, properties and low lying areas around Clavering and Manuden will start to flood this morning on Thursday. River levels will remain high throughout the day and any flooding could continue for a number of hours. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now and monitor local water levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and we have staff available to clear any blockages in the river. This message will be updated this afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Oct 2020 02:53
River Stort
Heavy rain has been falling in the Stort catchment and further showers may follow on Sunday. This is causing River Stort to rise quickly. Properties and low lying areas around Clavering may start to flood first from 02:30am on Sunday. River levels are not currently rising further but could do so later if we see more heavy rainfall. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.