Flood Warning Info - River Cray in St Marys Cray, Sidcup, Bexley and Crayford

Area Description

River Cray in St Marys Cray, St Pauls Cray, Foots Cray, Sidcup, North Cray, Old Bexley, Hall Place and Crayford to the River Darent.
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 20 Oct 2021 23:09
This Flood Warning has been issued as the heavy rain currently being experienced may lead to property flooding overnight. Flooding to property is forecast from 11:45pm, Wednesday 20 October. Flooding is likely in multiple areas along rivers in the area, properties are particularly at risk in the Crayford and Dartford areas including around Greyhound Way and Crayford Way. There is still uncertainty in the forecast and not all areas may be affected. Surface water flooding is also likely throughout this period. Heavy rain will continue during Thursday morning though water levels and flooding should quickly reduce once the rain stops. Standing flood water is likely to remain in places. Please take action to protect yourself and your property if you believe you are at risk, try to avoid contact with flood water in the areas mentioned. We will be closely monitoring the situation and will have staff working to keep rivers in the area clear. This message will be updated by 10am Thursday or sooner if the situation worsens.