Flood Alert Info - St Johns, Ryde

Area Description

Monktonmead at Ryde.
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.

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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 20 Oct 2021 23:33
Monktonmead Brook
The water level in the Monktonmead Brook is high and rising. In the last 24 hours, almost half a month’s rain (45mm) has been recorded at Ryde. From 00:30 tomorrow morning (21/10/21) water will begin to flow across the railway tracks, upstream of St Johns Station. Flooding of the station buildings or property is not expected. Further heavy rain (20 to 40mm) is forecast in the early hours of Thursday (21/10/21), which will cause the river to rise further. Water levels are unlikely to begin to fall until after 03:00 on 21/10/21. We will keep the river free of reported blockages. We continue to monitor the forecast. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located next to the river and railway line. This Flood Alert will be updated by 10:00 on Thursday 21/10/21 or sooner if we think that property flooding will occur.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Aug 2021 09:48
Monktonmead Brook
The water level in the Monktonmead Brook is high and rising. Intense rain has fallen, with over 30mm in the last two hours recorded at Ryde. This is about half a month’s total and is similar to the storm on 27th July. In the next couple of hours, water may begin to flow across the railway tracks, upstream of St Johns Station. Surface water may already be causing impacts as drains become overloaded. Property flooding is not currently expected at this time but we will keep this under review. Further thundery showers are possible this morning and over the next 24 hours. Water levels will remain very high until at least midday. Our operational staff will keep the Monktonmead Brook clear of reported blockages. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located next to the river and railway line. We will update this message by 18:00 02/08/2021 or earlier as conditions develop.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2021 05:18
Monktonmead Brook
The water level in the Monktonmead Brook is high and rising. More intense rain has fallen with nearly 30mm in the last four hours recorded at Ryde. This is about half a month’s total. In the next hour, water will begin to flow across the railway tracks, upstream of St Johns Station. Surface water may already be causing impacts as drains become overloaded. Property flooding is not currently expected at this time but we will keep under review. Further thundery showers are still possible over the next 24 hours. Water levels will remain very high until at least 06:00. Our operational staff will keep the Monktonmead Brook clear of reported blockages. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located next to the river and railway line. We will update this message by 11:00 27/07/2021.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jul 2021 18:11
Monktonmead Brook
The water level in the Monktonmead Brook is high and rising. Heavy, intense rain has fallen with over 54mm in the last four hours recorded at Ryde. This is an exceptional amount of rain. In the next hour, water will begin to flow across the railway tracks, upstream of St Johns Station. Surface water may already be causing impacts as drains become overloaded. Given the amount of rain which has affected the area, in the next 3 hours the river will flood station depot buildings. It could also flood industrial buildings and compounds which are located next to the railway line near Park Road. Further thundery showers are still possible. Water levels will remain very high for at least the next couple of hours and may continue to rise until at least 20:00 (25/07/2021). Our operational staff will be in the area to keep the Monktonmead Brook clear of reported blockages. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located next to the river and railway line. This Flood Alert is likely to be updated to a Flood Warning, we will update this message by 22:00 25/07/2021.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2021 04:08
Monktonmead Brook
The water level in the Monktonmead Brook is high and rising. In the last 6 hours, more than a month's rain (50mm) has fallen at Ryde. This is an exceptional amount in a short period of time. From 04:00 this morning (29/06/2019), water will begin to flow across the railway tracks, upstream of St Johns Station. Flood water will be fairly deep. Rain continues to affect the area over the next 6 hours with a further 10mm expected. The river is likely to peak around 05:00. It will remain high for several hours and may not begin to fall until around 08:00. We continue to monitor the forecast. Our operational staff are keeping the Monktonmead Brook clear of blockages. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located next to the river and railway line. This Flood Alert will be updated by 10:00 on 29/06/2021.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 10:26
Monktonmead Brook
The water level in the Monktonmead Brook at St Johns is high and rising. In the last 9 hours, 20 mm of rain has been recorded at Ryde. This is a fairly large amount of rain in a short period of time. In the next hour, water may begin to flow across the railway tracks upstream of St Johns Station. Flooding of the station buildings or property is not expected. Further showers are expected from midday onwards, and they could continue for most of the afternoon. Saturday evening and Sunday (31/01/2021) should be fairly dry. The river should peak around 13:00, but water levels may not fall until 15:00 this afternoon. Our operational staff are keeping the Monktonmead Brook clear of blockages. We continue to monitor the forecast. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located immediately next to the river and railway line. This Flood Alert will be updated or removed by 18:00 on Saturday 30/01/2021.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 09:11
Monktonmead Brook
Water levels in the Monktonmead Brook are high and slowly rising. Storm Bella has resulted in heavy rain (18 mm in 6 hours recorded at Ryde) to fall over an already saturated catchment. Upstream of St Johns Station, water could already be flowing across the railway tracks. This could affect the operation of the railway network, however flooding to station buildings is not anticipated. Further showers are expected to impact the area over the next 3 hours. We expect water levels will remain high affecting the tracks until this afternoon. Our operational staff are keeping the Monktonmead Brook clear of blockages. We continue to monitor the forecast. Please consider moving vehicles from depots located next to the river and railway line. This Flood Alert will be updated by 18:00 Sunday 27th December 2020.