Flood Alert Info - River Medina

Area Description

River Medina from Blackwater to Newport.
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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 15:35
Medina
Water levels in the River Medina at Blackwater are high and continue to rise. In the last 24 hours, 23mm of rain has been recorded at Carisbrooke. This is a fairly modest total, but follows a prolonged wet period of weather. Currently, out of bank flooding may be affecting land, gardens and roads at Blackwater Mill and Sandy Lane. It is unlikely that the river will cause impacts at St George’s Way. Most of the rain should clear the area by 1700 hrs this evening. At Blackwater, the river should peak in a few hours, around 1800 hrs this evening (05/03/2020). Tomorrow remains dry and the river should return to normal. We continue to monitor the forecast. Please avoid walking or driving through floodwater. This Flood Alert will be updated by 10:00 on Friday 06/03/2020.