Flood Alert Info - Nailbourne and Little Stour

Flood Alert Currently in Force

Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2021 11:49
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since mid-January and high groundwater levels mean that flooding is possible from Elham to Wickhambreaux. Flooding of low-lying land, gardens and roads is occurring at several locations. Some roads in Barham and Bridge will remain closed into early March. The forecast is largely dry for the next few days. The internal flooding of residential properties is not currently expected. The Littlebourne Flood Relief Channel is in operation and temporary defences operate in Barham. Our staff are ensuring free flow of water. We are monitoring the situation and co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Members of the public are advised to keep abreast of the forecast. Please avoid driving in floodwater as bow waves from vehicles may cause property flooding. This message will be updated on Wednesday 3 March or as the situation changes.

Area Description

Communities on the Nailbourne, Little Stour and River Wingham, including Lyminge, Elham, Barham, Bridge, Bekesbourne, Littlebourne, Ickham, Wickhambreaux and Wingham.
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

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 17 Feb 2021 12:26
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since mid-January and rising groundwater levels mean that flooding is possible from Elham to Wickhambreaux. Flooding of low-lying land, gardens and roads is occurring at several locations. Some roads in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during February. The forecast is for light rainfall today and tomorrow, with potentially more persistent heavy rainfall on Friday 19 February. The internal flooding of residential properties is not currently expected. The Littlebourne Flood Relief Channel is in operation. Temporary defences operate in Barham. Our staff are ensuring free flow of water. We are monitoring the situation and co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Members of the public are advised to keep abreast of the forecast. Please avoid driving in floodwater as bow waves from vehicles may cause property flooding. This message will be updated on Wednesday 24 February or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2021 13:23
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since mid-January and rising groundwater levels mean that flooding is now possible from Elham to Wickhambreaux. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is occurring at several locations. Some roads in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during February. The internal flooding of residential properties is not currently expected given no significant rainfall or snow is forecast from Wednesday 10 February. The Littlebourne Flood Relief Channel is in operation. Temporary defences operate in Barham. Our staff are ensuring free flow of water. We are monitoring the situation and are co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Members of the public are advised to keep abreast of the forecast. Please avoid driving in floodwater as bow waves from vehicles may cause property flooding. This message will be updated on Wednesday 17 February or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2021 12:02
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since mid-January and rising groundwater levels mean that flooding is now possible from Elham to Wickhambreux. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is occurring at several locations. Some roads in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during February. The internal flooding of residential properties is not currently expected given no significant rainfall or snow is forecast from Wednesday 10 February. The Littlebourne Flood Relief Channel is in operation. Temporary defences operate in Barham. Our staff are ensuring free flow of water. We are monitoring the situation and are co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Members of the public are advised to keep abreast of the forecast. Please avoid driving in floodwater as bow waves from vehicles may cause property flooding. This message will be updated on Wednesday 17 February or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2021 16:22
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since mid-January, and rising groundwater levels mean that flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some road closures at fords are in place in multiple locations. The Flood Relief Channel is in operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. Our staff are ensuring free flow of water. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected now but this may change. We are monitoring the situation continually and are co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. No significant rain is forecast but this Flood Alert will remain in place during February. Members of the public are advised to keep abreast of the forecast and these messages. Please avoid driving in floodwater as waves from vehicles cause property flooding.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2021 17:19
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since mid-January, and rising groundwater levels mean that flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during February. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected now but this may change. The Flood Relief Channel is in operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. Our staff are ensuring free flow of water. We are monitoring the situation continually and are co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. The forecast is for wet weather on Tuesday 2 February 2021, and Wednesday 3 February 2021. Members of the public are advised to keep abreast of the forecast and these messages. Please avoid driving in floodwater, often bow waves from vehicles cause property flooding.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2020 11:58
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February. Groundwater levels have now peaked and so flows have stabilised. Some fords in Barham and Bridge are likely to remain closed for much of April. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weed screens and culverts regularly. The forecast is for predominantly dry conditions to continue for this week. This Flood Alert is will be updated on Tuesday 7th April 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2020 14:04
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February. Groundwater levels have now peaked and so flows have stabilised. Some fords in Barham and Bridge are likely to remain closed for much of April. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. The forecast is for dry conditions to continue until early Monday 6 April, when widespread rain is forecast. This rain is not currently expected to be significant or result in a worsening of flood conditions. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force until Monday 6 April when this message will be updated, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2020 11:28
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February. Groundwater levels have now peaked and so flows in the Nailbourne and Little Stour have stabilised. Some fords in Barham and Bridge are likely to remain closed for much of April. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force until Friday 3 April when this message will be updated, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2020 13:45
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2020 10:29
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Mar 2020 10:32
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Mar 2020 10:47
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Mar 2020 10:33
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Mar 2020 10:32
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Mar 2020 10:23
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Mar 2020 13:28
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Mar 2020 15:58
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Mar 2020 12:12
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Mar 2020 14:39
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Mar 2020 15:58
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Mar 2020 13:00
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2020 12:17
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2020 09:28
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 09:12
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 09:54
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. Rain is expected today, Sunday 15th March. The river may rise slightly, but will return to previous levels by Monday 16th March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2020 09:36
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. Rain is expected on Saturday 14th March and on Sunday 15th March. The river may rise slightly, but will return to previous levels by Monday 16th March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2020 13:41
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. Rain is expected on Saturday 14th March and on Sunday 15th March. The river may rise slightly, but will return to previous levels by Monday 16th March. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 12:13
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 07:18
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 09:31
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 08:18
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning 10 March.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 08:14
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 12:22
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 19:56
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour have been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are coordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 19:06
Little Stour, Nailbourne, River Wingham, River Stour
The Nailbourne and Little Stour has been flowing since February and rising groundwater levels mean flooding is now possible. Flooding of low lying land, gardens and roads is now possible at any location including Elham, Patrixbourne, Littlebourne and Wickhambreaux. Some fords in Barham and Bridge will remain closed during March. The Little Stour Flood Relief Channel is in partial operation at Littlebourne. Temporary defences operate in Barham. The internal flooding of residential properties at ground level is not expected. This Flood Alert is likely to remain in force throughout March. We are monitoring the situation continually and are co-ordinating efforts with local authorities and community leaders. Our incident response staff are attending weedscreens and culverts regularly. This message will be updated daily.