Flood Warning Info - River Roding at Abridge

Area Description

The River Roding at Abridge.
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 22 Dec 2019 08:13
River Roding
Prolonged and heavy rain has fallen in the River Roding over the weekend. The River Roding has risen significantly and is expected to remain high. There is a small amount of rainfall forecast for this morning. Flooding to properties, roads and low lying areas around Abridge is still expected. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in the Abridge area. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. You may need to leave your property, so pack a bag with enough items for a few nights away. Include essential items including a torch with spare batteries, mobile phone and charger, warm clothes, home insurance information, water, food, first aid kit and any prescription medicines or baby care items you may need. We have staff in the area and we will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the weekend. This message will be updated this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 23:31
River Roding
Prolonged and heavy rainfall has fallen in the River Roding catchment over the last few days. River levels on the River Roding at Abridge are now beginning to fall, but remain high. Further rainfall is forecast overnight Saturday 21 December and the risk of flooding to properties remains. Flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens is expected to continue. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the weekend. Please remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. You should avoid walking or driving through flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 16:08
River Roding
Prolonged and heavy rain has fallen in the River Roding catchment yesterday and overnight into this morning. The River Roding has risen significantly and is expected to remain high. There is further rainfall forecast overnight into Sunday 22nd December. Flooding to properties, roads and low lying areas around Abridge is still expected. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in the Abridge area. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff in the area and we will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the weekend. This message will be updated in the morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 08:56
River Roding
Prolonged and heavy rain has fallen in the River Roding catchment yesterday and overnight into this morning Saturday 21 December. The River Roding has risen significantly and is expected to remain high throughout the day. Flooding to properties is still possible. Flooding to roads and low lying areas around Abridge is still expected. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We have staff in the area and we will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the weekend. This message will be updated this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 22:37
River Roding
Heavy rain has fallen in the Roding catchment over the past 24 hours. River levels have risen and are forecast to continue rising overnight into tomorrow morning, Saturday 21 December. Flooding is expected to properties and low lying areas in the Abridge area overnight on Friday 20 December into Saturday 21 Morning. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all 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.