Flood Warning Info - River Wey at Farnham

Area Description

River Wey at Farnham and Waverley Abbey, Surrey.
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 17 Feb 2020 01:27
River Wey
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Wey as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening, especially in the Farnham area. Light showers are forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning 17/02/2020, and we expect river levels to remain high overnight and tomorrow 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and move family, pets and cars to safety. Remain aware of your surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:02
River Wey
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Wey as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected later this afternoon and evening 16/02/2020, especially in the Farnham area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high overnight and into tomorrow 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and move family, pets and cars to safety. Remain aware of your surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.