Flood Warning Info - River Teise in Lamberhurst and Goudhurst

Area Description

Riverside properties on the Teise in Lamberhurst and Goudhurst.
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 5 Mar 2020 19:59
Teise
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected imminently. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around the Broadway Road. We expect river levels to remain high overnight into Friday 6th March. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures. Please avoid contact with flood water and remain safe in the area of concern. This message will be updated by 9am on Friday 6th March.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 04:21
Teise
River levels on the Teise have now peaked and are falling. The risk of further property flooding is reducing for the area around the Broadway Road and river levels should steadily fall throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and liaising with emergency services and our partners. This message will be updated by 3pm on Monday 17 February or sooner if the situation worsens.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:21
Teise
River levels on the Teise have now peaked but remain very high in Lamberhurst as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The risk of further property flooding is reducing for the area around the Broadway Road and river levels should steadily fall overnight tonight. However, property owners with property flood resilience measures should ensure their measures are deployed, and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. There are some isolated heavy showers expected overnight into Monday 17 February, which could cause river levels to rise again if they fall in this catchment. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and liaising with emergency services and our partners. This message will be updated by 5am on Monday 17 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 15:53
Teise
River levels on the Teise have risen as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. River levels through Lamberhurst are very high and are expected to rise again due to further heavy rainfall during the day today. Flooding of property is possible between 4pm and 8pm this evening. River levels are expected to fall slightly this evening but a second peak in river levels is expected in Lamberhurst overnight at around midnight, Monday 17 February. We believe there is a possibility of property flooding around the Broadway Road. Property owners with property flood resilience measures should deploy them now. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and liaising with emergency services and our partners. This message will be updated by 10pm on Sunday 16 February or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:58
Teise
Levels in the River Teise are now falling sharply and will continue to fall overnight. Further showers are forecast later on Friday 20 December before further widespread rain on the evening of Saturday 21 December. This is not expected to cause levels to rise significantly. This message will be updated by 6am on Saturday 21 December.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 06:58
Teise
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected and possible between 09:30 am and 16:00 pm today, 20/12/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around the Broadway Road and in other areas around Lamberhurst. Property owners with individual property flood resilience measures would be wise to check and install their measures now. It would be best to plan routes if out walking or driving to avoid flood water. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours, An additional 5-8mm. The forecast is for a spell of dryer weather with occasional showers until saturday evening when another pulse of heavier rain is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers. This message will be updated around 14:00 today.