Flood Alert Info - Little Ouse and River Thet

Area Description

River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk.

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 Currently in Force

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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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

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Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 08:06
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the river levels remaining high. The forecast is for scattered showers. We are expecting standing water to remain on low laying land for several days. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 15:50
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The forecast is for no rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting there to be standing water on low lying areas for several days. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 08:49
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The forecast is for no rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting there to be standing water on low lying areas for several days. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 16:52
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rainfall experienced over the last few days. This means that the river levels will remain higher than normal. The forecast is for no rain over the next few days. We are expecting standing water to remain on low lying land. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 08:54
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rainfall experienced over the last few days. This means that the Little Ouse is rising in the Thetford area. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 17:16
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rainfall experienced over the last few days. This means that the Little Ouse is rising in the Thetford area. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 10:39
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Rivers Thet and Little Ouse are currently rising steadily. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are the River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:23
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Rivers Thet and Little Ouse are currently rising steadily. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 10:32
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Rivers Thet and Little Ouse are currently rising steadily. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:48
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:38
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Rivers Thet and Little Ouse are rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 14:45
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rain overnight and then for the following 12 hours. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are the River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 18:34
Little Ouse, River Thet
River levels in the area remain slightly higher than usual as a result of rainfall on Friday night. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. Water levels are now dropping but the ground remains wet and channels in the area could respond to further rainfall. The forecast is for rain during Monday although the exact location and amounts of rainfall expected are uncertain at the moment. The Environment Agency is continuing to monitor the forecast and will update this message as necessary. Please take care near channels where water levels may be high and paths could be slippery.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 08:54
Little Ouse, River Thet
River levels remain high in response to Friday night’s rainfall. The forecast shows potential for further heavy showers on Sunday evening and levels may rise in response. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency is continuing to monitor the forecast and will update this message as necessary. Please take care near channels where water levels may be high and paths could be slippery.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 18:33
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to rainfall overnight on Friday and throughout the day on Saturday. This means that water levels have risen in response. The forecast is for possible further rainfall Sunday morning and into the day on Sunday, although the exact location of any forecast rain is unknown at this time. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency is continuing to monitor the forecast and will update this message as necessary. Please take care near channels where water levels are high and paths may be slippery.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 16:35
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy showers currently affecting the area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy showers overnight and for the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 09:21
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the snow melt and rain showers at the beginning of the week in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Little Ouse and Thet have reacted to the rain and snow melt and river levels are expected to remain high. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and will continue to provide updates to this flood alert or issue further information as required Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 19:38
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the snow melt and rain shows experienced over the last few days in Norfolk and Suffolk. This means that the Little Ouse and Thet are reacting to the rain and snow melt and expected to remain high. We are expecting river levels to remain high in response to the rainfall and snow melt. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and will continue to provide updates to this flood alert or issue further information as required Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 10:55
Little Ouse, River Thet
This message has been issued due to the snow melt and rain shows experienced over the last 24/48 hours in Norfolk and Suffolk. This means that the Little Ouse and Thet are reacting to the rain and snow melt and is expected to remain high. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to remain high in response to the rainfall and snow melt. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and will continue to provide updates to this flood alert or issue further information as required Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2018 18:47
Little Ouse & River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Thet and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk are rising. The forecast is for no further rain over the next 24 hours. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 09:52
Little Ouse & River Thet
This message has been issued due to the persistent rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 13:16
Little Ouse & River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the river levels in the Thet and Little Ouse are high and are expect to remain high today. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:35
Little Ouse & River Thet
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Thet and River Little Ouse remain higher than normal. The ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:55
Little Ouse & River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. This means that the river levels in the Thet and Little Ouse are high and are expect to continue to rise further overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 09:24
Little Ouse & River Thet
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 72 hours. This means that the river levels in the Thet and Little Ouse are high and are rising. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Thet including Thetford and Brandon and the Little Ouse and Tributaries in Norfolk and Suffolk. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.