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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:38
River Roding
Persistent rain associated with Storm Dennis fell over the weekend. The water levels within the Upper Roding catchment remain high. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside gardens is possible overnight on Monday 17th February and into Tuesday 18th February. 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 are monitoring rainfall and river levels. We will update this message in the morning, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 15:46
River Roding
Persistent rain associated with Storm Dennis fell over the weekend. The water levels within the Upper Roding catchment remain high. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside gardens is possible on Monday 17th February. 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 are monitoring rainfall and river levels. We will update this message this evening, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 06:53
River Roding
Rain associated with Storm Dennis, has fallen over the weekend. The water levels have risen overnight, Sunday 16 February on the River Roding. Scattered showers are expected throughout Monday 17 February. Flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside gardens is possible in the River Roding catchment 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 are continuing to monitor rainfall and river levels. We will update this message on Monday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 15:54
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Further moderate rain is possible tomorrow, Tuesday 24 December. River levels are falling slowly, with flooding to roads and low lying land still possible. Flooding from surface water, where water gathers and flows off road surfaces, could also occur. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 10am tomorrow or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:36
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Further moderate rain is possible tomorrow, Tuesday 24 December. River levels are falling slowly with flooding to roads and low lying land possible. Flooding from surface water, where water gathers and flows off road surfaces, could also occur. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm today or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 18:24
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Further rain is possible later tomorrow, Monday 23 December. River levels are expected to remain high with flooding to roads and low lying land possible. Flooding from surface water, where water gathers and flows off road surfaces, could also occur. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:57
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Further rainfall is possible this morning Sunday 22nd December. River levels are expected to remain with flooding to roads and low lying land likely. Flooding from surface water, where water gathers and flows off road surfaces, could also occur. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 18:02
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday and today. Further rainfall is possible overnight into Sunday 22nd December. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the weekend with flooding to roads and low lying land likely to continue. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated in the morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:24
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday and overnight into this morning Saturday 21 December. Further rainfall is possible on Saturday night. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the weekend with flooding to roads and low lying areas likely to continue. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 00:02
River Roding
River levels remain high on the Upper River Roding as a result of heavy rainfall earlier today, 20/12/2019. Further rainfall is expected overnight and river levels are expected to remain high. Flooding to roads and low lying land will remain possible into tomorrow morning. We are continuing to closely monitor rainfall and river levels. Please stay aware of the forecast, local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/12/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 09:59
River Roding
Heavy rainfall has been falling overnight and will continue this morning on Friday 20 December. The Upper Roding has risen on Friday morning. There is likely to be flooding to low lying land and roads in areas close to the River including Molehill Green, Dunmow, Ongar, Fyfield, High Ongar and Stapleford. Flooding from surface water, where water gathers and flows off road surfaces, could also occur. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff on standby to attend to any blockages in the river. This message will be updated by 19.00 on Friday 20 December or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 17:02
River Roding
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the Upper Roding. The levels are expected to remain high though and flooding to roads and low lying land will continue. Further rainfall is forecast overnight on Monday 16 December into Tuesday 17 December morning. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if needed. Our incident response staff are checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:30, 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 10:09
River Roding
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the Upper River Roding. River levels are expected to remain high though and flooding to roads and low lying land will continue. Further rainfall is forecast overnight on Monday 16 December into Tuesday 17 December morning. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if needed. Our incident response staff are checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 18:00, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 17:52
River Roding
River levels have risen and remain steady on the Upper Roding as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are expected to remain high and flooding to roads and low lying land will continue. Further rainfall is forecast overnight on Sunday 15 December into Monday 16 December morning. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if needed. Our incident response staff are checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:30 on 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 09:53
River Roding
River levels have risen on the Upper Roding as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are expected to remain high and flooding to roads and low lying land will continue. Further rainfall is forecast throughout today, Sunday 15 December, into tomorrow morning, Monday 16 December. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if needed. Our incident response staff are checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 18:07
River Roding
River levels are high but steady on the Upper Roding as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are expected to remain high overnight through to Sunday 15 December morning and flooding to roads and low lying land will continue. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if needed. Our incident response staff are checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 10:12
River Roding
River levels have risen on the Upper Roding as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are expected to remain high throughout Saturday 14 December and flooding to roads and low lying land will continue. We are closely monitoring rainfall and river levels and our incident response staff are checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 20:10
River Roding
River levels have risen on the Upper Roding as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and low lying land is possible from 20:30 Friday 13 December. We expect river levels to remain high overnight through to Saturday 14 December morning. We are closely monitoring river levels, checking rivers for blockages and clearing debris from structures. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


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.