Flood Alert Info - Upper Roding

Area Description

The Upper River Roding including Molehill Green, Dunmow, Ongar, Fyfield, High Ongar and Stapleford.
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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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


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 17:14
Roding
The River Roding remains high in the Shonks Mill Bridge area today, Thursday 14 December, following yesterday’s rain and snowmelt. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside gardens is possible today. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We recommend you monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. We expect the river levels to remain high overnight. The next couple of days should be mostly dry, with only a few light showers, so river levels should start to fall. We are constantly monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 09:41
Roding
The River Roding remains high in the Shonks Mill Bridge area today, Thursday 14 December, following yesterday’s rain and snowmelt. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside gardens is possible today. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We recommend you monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. We expect the river levels to remain high all day and then start to fall later this afternoon. The next couple of days should be mostly dry, so the river levels should continue to fall. We are constantly monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 21:51
Roding
We have issued a Flood Alert. Rain that has fallen today, Wednesday 13 December, and melting snow has caused the River Roding to rise. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside gardens is possible today and overnight. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We recommend you monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. We expect the river to remain high overnight as a result of further showers this evening. Tomorrow should be mostly dry. We are constantly monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.