Flood Warning Info - River Glen at Surfleet Reservoir during high tide periods

Area Description

River Glen at Surfleet Reservoir during high tide periods.
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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 7 Feb 2021 13:47
River Glen
Heavy rain on Saturday, 6th February has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period overnight tonight: From 01:30hrs to 05:30hrs on Monday, 8th February.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 07:46
River Glen
Heavy rain throughout the past few days has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding of property at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock periods: From 08:45 to 11:45 on 31st January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 11:24
River Glen
Heavy rain throughout the past few days has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding of property at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock periods: From 19:30 to 22:30 on Saturday, 30th January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jan 2021 23:22
River Glen
Heavy rain throughout the past week has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock periods: From 07:00 on 30th January 2021 to 10:00 on 30th January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jan 2021 14:04
River Glen
Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is very likely to lead to flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: from 18:00 on 29 January 2021 to 21:00 on 29 January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jan 2021 03:33
River Glen
Heavy rain over the last 24 hours has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is very likely to lead to flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: from 06:00 on 29 January 2021 to 09:00 on 29 January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jan 2021 16:47
River Glen
Heavy rain throughout the past week has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock periods: From 18:00 on 28 January 2021 to 20:30 on 28 January 2021 and from 06:30 on 29 January 2021 to 09:00 on 29 January 2021.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 17:39
River Glen
Heavy rain falling across the River Glen catchment this morning has caused river levels to rise again. Due to flows from the upper catchment, and tide lock at Surfleet, we now expect that properties in Surfleet Reservoir could be affected on this evening's tide on Saturday, 16th January. This Flood Warning is now in force for this evening's tide lock period: from 19:30hrs to 23:30hrs on 16th January. The situation for tomorrow morning's tide around 10:00hrs will be reviewed overnight. Low lying properties at Surfleet Reservoir are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments. Our staff will be out closely monitoring the situation during the tide lock period, and this message will be updated on Sunday, 17th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 00:18
River Glen
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Glen catchment over the past 48 hours. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in Glens. Due to flows from the upper catchment, and tide lock at Surfleet, we now expect properties in Surfleet Reservoir to be affected on the morning tide of Saturday, 16th January. This Flood Warning is now in force for this morning's tide lock period: From 07:00 hrs on 16th January to 11:00hrs on 16th January, and will be reviewed for tomorrow's tide. Low lying properties at Surfleet Reservoir are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments. Our staff will be out closely monitoring the situation during the tide lock period, and this message will be updated on Saturday, 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 20:20
River Glen
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Glen catchment over the past 36 hours. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in the Glens. Due to flows from the upper catchment, and tide lock at Surfleet, we now expect properties in Surfleet Reservoir to be affected on the evening tide of Friday, 15th January. This Flood Warning is now in force for this evening's tide lock period: From 18:40hrs on 15th January to 22:40hrs on 15th January, and will be reviewed for tomorrow's tide. Low lying properties at Surfleet Reservoir are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments. Our staff will be out closely monitoring the situation during the tide lock period, and this message will be updated on Saturday, 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 13:00
River Glen
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Glen catchment over the past 24-36 hours. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in glens. Due to flows from the upper catchment, and tide lock at Surfleet, we now expect properties in Surfleet Reservoir to be affected on the evening tide of Friday, 15th January. This Flood Warning is now in force for this evening's tide lock period: From 18:40hrs on 15th January 2021 to 22:40hrs on 15th January 2021, and will be reviewed for tomorrow's tide. Low lying properties at Surfleet Reservoir are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments. Our staff will be out closely monitoring the situation during the tide lock period, and this message will be updated on Saturday, 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 23:50
River Glen
Heavy rain has been falling on the River Glen catchment over the past 24 hours. The rising river levels have already caused flooding of low lying land and roads in Glens, due to flows from the upper catchment and tide lock at Surfleet we now expect properties in Surfleet Reservoir to be affected from the morning high tide on Friday, 15th January onwards. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: From 06:30 on 15th January 2021 to 09:30 on 15th January 2021, and will be reviewed for the evening high tide. Low lying properties at Surfleet Reservoir are most at risk. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, and avoid contact with flood water. Avoid riverside paths and please stay away from river embankments. Our staff will be out closely monitoring the situation during the tide lock period, and this message will be updated on Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 17:21
River Glen
Recent heavy rain has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. We are expecting much higher levels overnight in comparison to the ones observed this afternoon. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: from 01:00 on the morning of 22nd December 2019 to 03:00.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 13:50
River Glen
Heavy rain on Friday has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: From 14:30 on 21 December 2019.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 17:06
River Glen
Heavy rain on Thursday has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: From 20:30 on 15 November 2019 to 22:30 on 15 November 2019


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 07:15
River Glen
Heavy rain on Thursday has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: From 08:30 on 15 November 2019 to 10:30 on 15 November 2019.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 05:41
River Glen
River levels on the lower River Glen are still high but starting to drop steadily. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir, although levels are expected to be lower than they were this Monday morning. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period: 9:15 to 12:00 on 29 Oct 2019.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 17:08
River Glen
River levels on the lower River Glen are still high but starting to drop steadily. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir, although levels are expected to be lower than they were this Monday morning. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period(s): From 19:00 to 22:30 on 28 Oct 2019 and 9:15 to 12:00 on 29 Oct 2019.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 05:24
River Glen
Heavy rain on Saturday has caused river levels to rise on the River Glen. During periods of high tide, the river will be unable to discharge into the sea, resulting in tide lock conditions. This is likely to lead to localised flooding at Surfleet reservoir. This Flood Warning is now in force for the following tide lock period(s): From 06:00 GMT on 28 OCT 2019 to 09:00 GMT on 28 OCT 2019