Flood Warning Info - Scrapsgate Drain and Warden Bay Drain

Area Description

Scrapsgate Drain and Warden Bay Drain on the Isle of Sheppey.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 31 Jan 2021 07:48
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels in Warden Bay have now begun to fall, though remain high in the Scrapsgate Drain. There is a possibility of flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate Drain. Light rain is forecast for Monday morning 01 February 2021 and river levels will remain high due to tide locking for the next 24 hours. High tide is expected at around 2:20pm today Sunday 31 January 2021 We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 4pm on Sunday 31 January 2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 19:49
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall since Thursday but are beginning to fall. The risk of flooding remains for the rest of today, Saturday 30 January 2021, and tomorrow. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate Drain. River levels peaked at 3pm today and are expected to continue falling slowly for the rest of the day. No further rainfall is forecast for today, Saturday 30 January, or tomorrow. River levels are likely to rise again with the next high tide, 2am tomorrow, Sunday 31 January. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 7am on Sunday 31 January 2021, or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 13:13
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall over the last two days. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected from around midday today, 30 January. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park near the Scrapsgate Drain and areas on and near Warden Bay Road from the Warden Bay Drain. Further rainfall is forecast until late afternoon today. We expect river levels to remain high this afternoon and begin to fall from tomorrow. Both Scrapsgate Drain and Warden Bay Drain can become tide-locked. High tide today is due at around 1:45pm. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners and clearing trash screens. Our incident response staff are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated by 8pm on Saturday 30 January 2021 or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 12:47
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall over the last two days. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected from around midday today, 30 January. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park near the Scrapsgate Drain and areas on and near Warden Bay Road from the Warden Bay Drain. Further rainfall is forecast until late afternoon today. We expect river levels to remain high this afternoon and begin to fall from the tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners and clearing trash screens. Our incident response staff are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated by 8pm on Saturday 30 January 2021 or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 12:10
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall over the last two days. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected from around midday today, 14 January. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park near the Scrapsgate Drain and areas on and near Warden Bay Road from the Warden Bay Drain. Further rainfall is forecast until late afternoon today. We expect river levels to remain high this afternoon and begin to fall from the tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners and clearing trash screens. Our incident response staff are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated by 8pm on Saturday 30 January 2021 or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 19:59
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
Water levels in the Scrapsgate Drain remain high following the rainfall on Thursday. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected to continue this evening Friday 15 January. Flooding is affecting properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park and other low lying areas. Water levels in the Warden Bay Drain have fallen and are no longer impacting properties directly. The weather forecast is expected to be dry until Saturday, so current water levels in the Scrapsgate Drain will continue falling slowly and flooding is expected to continue throughout Friday. Further rain is forecast for tomorrow, and river levels may rise again in response to this. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been working in the area clearing trash screens and supporting our partners. Please remain aware of your conditions locally and where possible avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am Saturday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 07:53
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
Water levels in the Scrapsgate Drain remain high following the rainfall on Thursday. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected to continue this morning, Friday 15 January. Flooding is affecting properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park and other low lying areas. Water levels in the Warden Bay Drain have fallen and are no longer impacting properties directly. The weather forecast is expected to be dry until Saturday, so current water levels in the Scrapsgate Drain will continue falling slowly and flooding is expected to continue throughout Friday. Water levels may yet rise slightly around 2pm on Friday, but will be no higher than they were yesterday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been working in the area clearing trash screens and supporting our partners. Please remain aware of your conditions locally and where possible avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm today.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 20:46
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
Water levels in the Scrapsgate Drain and Warden Bay Drain remain very high following the recent rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected to continue this evening, Thursday 14 January. Flooding is affecting properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park and areas on and near Warden Bay Road. The weather forecast is expected to be largely dry until Saturday, current water levels are falling slowly and flooding is expected to continue into Friday morning. Water levels may yet rise further overnight due to the effect of high tide around 1am on Friday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been working in the area clearing trash screens and supporting our partners. Please remain aware of your conditions locally and where possible avoid contact with flood water. Please be prepared if current water levels were to rise again overnight in the affected areas. This message will be updated by 8am on Friday.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 17:47
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
Water levels in the Scrapsgate Drain and Warden Bay Drain remain very high following the recent rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected to continue this evening, Thursday 14 January. Flooding is affecting properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park near the Scrapsgate Drain and areas on and near Warden Bay Road near the Warden Bay Drain. The weather forecast is expected to be dry until Saturday, but current water levels may not begin dropping until Friday morning. Current water levels may yet rise further overnight due to the effect of high tide around 1am on Friday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been liaising with emergency services and our partners, and clearing trash screens. Please remain aware of your conditions locally and be prepared if current water levels were to rise again this evening in the affected areas. This message will be updated by 11pm today.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 09:48
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected from around 10am today, 14 January. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road and Minster Park near the Scrapsgate Drain and areas on and near Warden Bay Road from the Warden Bay Drain. Further rainfall is forecast until late afternoon today. We expect river levels to remain high this morning and begin to fall from the afternoon on 14 January. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners and clearing trash screens. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Jan 2021 19:36
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall but are beginning to fall. The risk of flooding remains for the next 10 hours. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate Drain. No further rainfall is forecast for today, 06/01/21, or tomorrow, 07/01/21. River levels peaked at 6:00pm today, 06/01/21, and are expected to fall slowly for the rest of the day. River levels might rise again with the next high tide, 6:00am tomorrow morning, 07/01/21. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 7:00am on 07/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Jan 2021 12:04
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels are high but steady as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected between 3:00pm and 8:00pm today, 06/01/21 We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate Drain. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 2 hours until 2:00pm on 06/01/21. River levels will remain high throughout the day and may begin to rise again with the high tide at 6:00pm today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 8:00pm on 06/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Jan 2021 04:33
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels have risen as a result of persistent rainfall over the last 24 hours. Flooding of property, roads and low lying land is expected between 04:30 am and 07:00 am, 06/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate drain. Further rainfall is forecast until 12:00 on 06/01/2021. We expect river levels to remain high this morning and begin to fall in the afternoon on 06/01/2021. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Mar 2020 08:16
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
This Flood Warning was first issued yesterday. River levels are rising again as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday (Thursday 5 March). The rivers may also become tide-locked, high tide is due at approximately 9:30 this morning, Friday 6 March. Flooding of property is possible imminently. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate drain. Flooding of the community hall and holiday homes at Warden are also possible. The forecast for today is generally dry, however further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We will update this message by 5pm this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Mar 2020 02:55
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels in both the Scrapsgate Drain and Warden Bay Drain have peaked following the heavy rainfall experienced yesterday, Thursday 05/03/2020. Water levels in the drains are now below the level expected to directly contribute to flooding properties although standing flood waters will likely remain and roads and land could still be flooded. No further heavy rain is forecast in the next two days so water levels can be expected to continue to fall, although some further rises are possible around high tide when water may back up within the drains. We will continue to closely monitor the situation from our incident room, we have also had staff on the Isle of Sheppey checking for blockages. This message will be updated or removed by 10am today, Friday 06/03/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Mar 2020 19:54
Scrapsgate Drain, Warden Bay Drain
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible imminently. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Broadway Road near the Scrapsgate drain. Further rain is possible tonight, although the heaviest rain has now passed. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 06:00 on 06/03/2020, or as the situation changes.