Flood Alert Info - Rivers Gade and Bulbourne

Area Description

The River Gade and Bulbourne at Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, Frogmore End, Kings Langley and Croxley.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 20:10
River Gade, River Bulbourne
Heavy rainfall over the weekend has caused the River Gade and River Bulbourne to rise. Although river levels currently remain high, they are expected to begin falling overnight and into tomorrow (Monday 5th October). There may still be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the rivers, and surface water may also be affecting these areas. We will continue to monitor river levels and have staff on standby to attend to any blockages in the river. This message will be updated by 9am tomorrow morning, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 07:13
River Gade, River Bulbourne
Heavy rainfall over the weekend has caused the River Gade and River Bulbourne to rise. There is likely to be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river today. Flooding from surface water, where water gathers and flows off road surfaces, could also occur. Further rain is expected today, Sunday 4 October, so we expect the river to remain high for the rest of the day. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff on standby to attend to any blockages in the river. This message will be updated by 8pm this evening or earlier if the situation changes