Flood Alert Info - The Mardyke to the River Thames at Purfleet

Area Description

The Mardyke upstream of Purfleet.
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

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 6 Mar 2020 17:06
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now into tomorrow, Saturday 7th March. River levels have risen due to recent rainfall. River levels are likely to remain high in response to the recent rainfall. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for dry conditions overnight however river levels will remain high through into Saturday. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 08:56
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now throughout today, Friday 6th March. River levels have risen due to the rainfall yesterday, Thursday 5th March. River levels are expected to stabilise later today. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for no significant rain for the next two days and river levels should begin to fall later today. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 18:24
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until tomorrow, Monday 02/03/2020. River levels are below flood alert threshold, however, there is the potential for a band of heavy rain crossing over tonight from around 3am Monday 02/03/2020 which may result in further river response. This flood alert will remain in force until the situation is assessed tomorrow, Monday 02/03/2020. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:01
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until this afternoon, Sunday 01/03/2020. River levels are beginning to fall but will remain responsive to further rainfall. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 18:00
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next few hours and into this evening Saturday 29/02/2020. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 09:30
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next few hours and into this evening, Tuesday 18th February. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days but no significant rainfall expected. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:04
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until tomorrow morning, Tuesday 18th February. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today and into tomorrow. The forecast is for conditions to remain dry and windy, with some showers through Tuesday 18th February, but these are not expected to be heavy. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 12:45
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next few hours and into this evening, Monday 17th February. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today and into tomorrow. The forecast is for conditions to remain dry and windy, with some showers through Tuesday 18th February, but these are not expected to be heavy. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:08
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. Rain is now starting to clear from the region, Sunday 16th February 2020, with only scattered showers forecast overnight into tomorrow. River levels are rising in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for showers to get more scattered and less intense. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 11:03
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 16:48
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. River levels are stable but remain high and will be responsive to any further rainfall. The forecast is for dry conditions overnight followed by light rainfall tomorrow, Tuesday 24th December 2019. River levels are stable but some standing water will remain on roads and fields. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 10:16
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside properties. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast for Monday 23rd December 2019, is to be largely dry. River levels have dropped but some standing water will remain on roads and fields. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 09:02
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast for today, Sunday 22 December 2019, is to be largely dry. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 07:31
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses. The River Mardyke is continuing to rise in response to yesterday's rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for further showers this morning which could be heavy at times. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 08:18
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions. The rivers are reacting quickly and rising sharply in response to the rainfall. The forecast is for further light rain during the day Friday 20 December 2019. Further showers are forecast for tomorrow, but these are not expected to be heavy. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 08:17
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. Water levels in the Mardyke River have risen steadily following yesterday's rainfall. Water levels have now stabilised and should fall through today. The forecast for today, Wednesday 18 December 2019, is to be largely dry. Further showers are forecast for tomorrow, but these are not expected to be heavy. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 09:06
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas from now until this afternoon, Monday 16th December. River levels remain high following heavy rainfall early Sunday morning. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for some showers tonight and into tomorrow but these are not forecast to be heavy. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 15:23
Mardyke
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. River levels have increased through today (Sunday 15 December) in response to overnight rain. The forecast is for a few showers through this evening and overnight, however these are not expected to be heavy. Further rain is forecast through Monday (16 December). Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.