Flood Warning Info - River Colne at Rickmansworth

Area Description

The River Colne at Rickmansworth including Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross.
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 1 Feb 2021 19:25
River Colne
River levels on the River Colne in Rickmansworth have peaked and fallen slowly throughout the day, Monday 1st February. However, further rain is forecast overnight and tomorrow which may see levels start to rise once again during the afternoon and evening on Tuesday. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly within the Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas remains possible on Tuesday, but levels are not currently expected to exceed those seen in recent days. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe, avoid entering flood water, and be aware of your local surroundings. We are continuing to closely monitor river levels in the area and have staff on standby and ready to respond, to clear any river blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 1st February, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 09:07
River Colne
Heavy rain has fallen across the River Colne catchment over the last few days and has caused river levels to rise. They have now peaked and will slowly start to fall today on Monday 1 February. No rainfall is forecast today but some rainfall is forecast from the early hours of Tuesday 2 February, and levels may rise again following this. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly within the Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas remains possible today on Monday 1 February. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are continuing to closely monitor river levels in the area and have staff on standby and ready to respond to clear any river blockages. This message will be updated this evening, Monday 1 February, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 19:48
River Colne
Heavy rain has fallen across the River Colne catchment over the last few days causing river levels to rise. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly within the Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas remains possible overnight on Sunday 31st January, and into Monday. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. No further rain is forecast overnight but river levels have continued to rise slowly throughout the day, and are expected to remain high overnight and throughout the day on Monday. Further rainfall is possible on Tuesday 2nd February. We are continuing to closely monitor river levels in the area have staff on standby and are ready to respond to clear any river blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 1st February, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 08:10
River Colne
Heavy rain has fallen across the River Colne catchment over the last few days causing river levels to rise. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly within the Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas, is possible throughout today, Sunday 31 January 2021. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. No further rain is forecast today but river levels will remain high throughout the day. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and have staff on standby to clear any river blockages. This message will be updated on Sunday evening, 31 January, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 20:19
River Colne
Heavy rain has fallen across the River Colne catchment over the last few days causing river levels to rise. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly within the Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas, is possible overnight on Saturday 30th January, and into Sunday morning. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. No further rain is forecast overnight and into tomorrow. River levels are now stable and expected to remain high overnight before slowly reducing through the day on Sunday. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and have staff on standby to clear any river blockages. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 31th January, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 05:31
River Colne
Heavy rain has been falling in the River Colne catchment over the last few days, causing river levels to rise. Further rainfall is forecast throughout this morning (Saturday 30th January), which may cause river levels to rise further. Flooding to properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly within the Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas, is possible throughout this morning. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring rainfall and river levels and have staff on standby to clear any river blockages. This message will be updated in the evening of Saturday 30 January, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jan 2021 22:52
River Colne
Heavy rain has been falling in the River Colne catchment over the last few days, causing river levels to rise. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight (Friday 29th January) and into the early hours of tomorrow morning. Properties and low lying areas around the River Colne, particularly in Batchworth, Money Hill and Maple Cross areas, may start to flood from the early hours of tomorrow morning. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation overnight and this message will be updated as the situation changes.