Flood Warning Info - River Roding in Barking

Area Description

The River Roding in Barking including East Ham.
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 00:01
River Roding
Prolonged and heavy rainfall has fallen in the River Roding catchment over the last few days. The River Roding has risen significantly and remains high. Further rainfall is forecast overnight on Saturday 21 December and the risk of flooding to properties and low lying areas around Barking and East Ham is expected to continue into Sunday. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. 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. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the weekend. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 16:14
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 today, Saturday 21st December. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around Barking and East Ham is 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. Our incident response staff are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. Please 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 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 10:24
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 and low lying areas around Barking and East Ham is 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. Our incident response staff are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. Please 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 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 05:19
River Roding
River levels are rising on the River Roding in Barking as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of property and roads is expected from 06:00 today, Saturday 21 December in Barking and East Ham. Further showery rain is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the day. Our incident response staff are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. Please monitor 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 10:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes