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 30 Jan 2021 10:26
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
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.