Flood Warning Info - The tidal River Yare from Thorpe St Andrew to Loddon

Area Description

The tidal River Yare from Thorpe St Andrew to Loddon.
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 28 Dec 2020 20:06
River Yare
This message has been issued because there is a risk of flooding of homes and businesses through the evening and night of Monday 28th December into Tuesday 29th December. This is due to a natural tide locking effect in the Norfolk Broads. Areas most at risk are Brundall, Thorpe St Andrew, Reedham, Limpenhoe and Cantley are at risk. Roads include the A47, B1140 and the railway between Great Yarmouth and Brundall. A combination of tide locking and high fluvial flows into the broads will see continued high water levels around high water this evening and into Tuesday 29th December. These high levels are expected continue for the next few days. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 08:16
River Yare
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely today, Monday 28th December 2020. This is due to a natural tide-locking effect in the Norfolk Broads. Areas most at risk are Brundall, Thorpe St Andrew, Reedham, Limpenhoe and Cantley. Roads include the A47, B1140 and the railway between Great Yarmouth and Brundall. A combination of tide locking and high fluvial flows into the broads will see high water levels around high water this morning, Monday 28th. These high levels are expected continue for the next few days. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 20:33
River Yare
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely for Sunday 27th December through to Monday 28th December. This is due to a natural tide locking effect in the Norfolk Broads. Areas most at risk are Brundall, Thorpe St Andrew, Reedham, Limpenhoe and Cantley are at risk. Roads include the A47, B1140 and the railway between Great Yarmouth and Brundall. A combination of tide locking and high fluvial flows into the broads will see high water levels around. High levels are expected from late evening on the 27th December into the early hours of 28th December. These high levels are expected to continue for the next few days. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. Take care on waterside roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 10:18
River Yare
This message has been issued because flooding of homes and businesses is likely from Sunday 27th December through to Monday 28th December. This is due to a natural tide locking effect in the Norfolk Broads. Areas most at risk are Brundall, Thorpe St Andrew, Reedham, Limpenhoe and Cantley. Roads include the A47, B1140 and the railway between Great Yarmouth and Brundall. A combination of tide locking and high fluvial flows into the broads will see high water levels around late evening on the 27th into the early hours of 28th. These high levels are expected to continue for the next few days. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. Take care on waterside roads and footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.