Flood Alert Info - Rivers Frome and Cam

Area Description

Rivers Frome and Cam.

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 2 Jun 2018 07:40
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert remains in force as localised thunderstorms are expected during Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but there is a risk in some locations of thunderstorms occurring in the early part of the day, the overall outlook for the next couple of days is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 19:29
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast overnight on Friday and into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 15:38
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 12:27
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast on Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. The forecast suggests that these will occur further to the north than your area but there is a chance that your area may be affected. Should heavy rain fall in your area then flooding of low lying land could occur and there could be surface water flooding. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 07:35
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 20:38
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 14:13
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday afternoon and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 May 2018 07:37
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area this morning. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms, however, during thunderstorms flooding can occur very quickly. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if required. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated by 2pm Wednesday afternoon


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 19:29
River Frome, River Cam
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area overnight. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms, however, during thunderstorms flooding can occur very quickly. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if required. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated by 8am Wednesday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2018 07:26
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 7 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.50 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2018 07:15
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 9 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.50 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2018 09:09
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 9 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.51 metres and steady. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2018 09:08
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Friday or if the situation changes. At 9 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.52 metres and steady. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2018 09:09
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Thursday or if the situation changes. At 9 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.53 metres and steady. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2018 09:55
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Wednesday or if the situation changes. At 9:30 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.53 metres and falling very slowly. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2018 17:34
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.54 metres and falling very slowly. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2018 08:06
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 6 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. At 8 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.54 metres and falling very slowly. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2018 16:02
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Monday or if the situation changes. At 3:45 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.55 metres and falling very slowly. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2018 08:04
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 7:30 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.55 metres and falling very slowly. The level is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 15:31
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 2:30 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. The level is not expected to rise any further though it is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 08:35
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 7:30 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. The level is not expected to rise any further though it is expected to remain elevated for at least the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 15:24
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 2:30 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. The level is not expected to rise any further though it is expected to remain elevated at least until tomorrow.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 07:28
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the next couple of days, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Friday or if the situation changes. At 7:15 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.56 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur later today. Levels are expected to start falling later on Friday.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 15:33
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Friday or if the situation changes. At 3:15 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.56 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur later today. Levels are expected to start falling on Friday.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 08:01
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Thursday or if the situation changes. At 7:45 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.56 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur today.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 16:27
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Thursday or if the situation changes. At 4:15 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.56 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur today


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:08
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Wednesday 3rd January or if the situation changes. At 8 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.56 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur today.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 20:22
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Wednesday 3rd January or if the situation changes. At 8 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.57 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 16:06
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 pm today or if the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.55 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.56 metres occurred at 3 am yesterday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 08:55
Frome, Cam,
Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This has led to increased flood risk in this area. This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.55 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.56 metres occurred at 3 am yesterday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 21:27
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This had led to increased flood risk in these areas. This message will be updated by 10 am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 or if the situation changes. At 9:00 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak of 0.56 metres occurred at 3 am this morning. We are continuing to monitor the situation please remain vigilant.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 15:12
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. Due to rain that has fallen over the last few days and the forecast rainfall over the coming week, river levels remain elevated. This had led to increased flood risk in these areas. This message will be updated by 10 pm on Monday 1st January 2018 or if the situation changes. At 3:10 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak of 0.56 metres occurred at 3 am this morning. We are continuing to monitor the situation please remain vigilant.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 08:57
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Monday 1st January 2018 or if the situation changes. At 8:45 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak of 0.56 metres occurred at 3 am this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 20:34
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Monday 1st January 2018 or if the situation changes. At 8:30 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.55 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.55 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur on Monday 1st January 2018.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 09:50
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 pm on Sunday 31th December or if the situation changes. At 9:30 am today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.58 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.5 to 0.6 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 19:47
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Sunday 31th December or if the situation changes. At 7:40 pm today; the level at the Chalford Gauge was 0.54 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 09:16
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 8 pm on Saturday 30th of December or if the situation changes. At 9:00 am today; Chalford Gauge was 0.53 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 15:30
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Saturday 30th of December or if the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today; Chalford Gauge was 0.49 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 08:51
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are rising due to this mornings rainfall, further bands of rain are forecasted for the next few days which is likely to keep river levels high. This message will be updated by 4:00 pm or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; Chalford Gauge was 0.48 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:37
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, Ebley Mill and Cambridge. This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Thursday 28th December or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; Chalford Gauge was 0.43 metres and steady. Ebley Mill Gauge was 0.5 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 0.66 metres occurred yesterday. Cambridge Gauge was 0.35 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 0.64 metres occurred yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 15:51
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, Ebley Mill and Cambridge. This message is due to be updated by 9am on Thursday 28th December or if the situation changes. At 15:30 pm today; Chalford Gauge was 0.42 metres and steady. Ebley Mill Gauge was 0.56 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.66 metres occurred early this morning. Cambridge Gauge was 0.48 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.64 metres occurred overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:53
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, Ebley Mill and Cambridge. This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow overnight and into this morning has caused river levels to rise, rivers may continue to rise and remain high due to snow melt. At 7:00 am today; Chalford Gauge was 0.38 metres and steady. Ebley Mill Gauge was 0.64 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.7 and 1 metre is expected to occur this morning. Cambridge Gauge was 0.55 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 20:58
Frome, Cam,
This message contains gauge information for Chalford, Ebley Mill and Cambridge. This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected overnight Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 8:45 pm; Chalford Gauge was 0.4 metres and steady. Ebley Mill Gauge was 0.6 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.8 and 1 metre is expected to occur tomorrow morning. Cambridge Gauge was 0.5 metres and rising.