Flood Alert Info - The River Waveney from Diss and the River Dove to Ellingham, including Bungay

Area Description

The River Waveney from Diss and the River Dove from Mendlesham, to Ellingham, including Bungay.

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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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


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 16:27
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall that fell over the Easter Bank Holiday. This means that catchments remain saturated and are still above flood risk threshold. The forecast is for no significant rainfall over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to continue to reduce over the next few days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 08:36
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall that fell over the Easter Bank Holiday. This means that catchments remain saturated. The forecast is for no significant rainfall over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to continue to reduce over the next few days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 16:02
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the Easter Bank Holiday. This means that catchments are saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for some showers through this evening and tonight, but these should not be heavy. There is currently minimal rainfall forecast for Thursday and Friday. We are expecting river levels to reduce over the next few days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:10
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend, which is slowly making its way through the Waveney catchment. This means that river levels remain high, particularly around Needham Mill and Ellingham. The forecast is for no significant rainfall over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to slowly fall over the next 12 hours. Standing water will be visible in floodplain areas, and riverside footpaths may be flooded. Do not take any unnecessary risks. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 08:39
Waveney
This message has been issued because of steady rainfall over the Easter Bank Holiday. This means that river levels remain very high across the catchment, particularly around Diss, Scole and Needham Mill. The forecast is for no significant rainfall today, Tuesday 3rd April. We are expecting river levels to slowly fall over the next 24 hours. Standing water will be visible in floodplain areas, and riverside footpaths may be flooded. Do not take unnecessary risks. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:25
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April, falling on an already saturated catchment. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal throughout the Waveney catchment. The forecast is for no significant rainfall on Monday evening into Tuesday. We are expecting river levels to slowly rise over Monday evening, before gently falling during Tuesday. The slow responding nature of this catchment means a Flood Alert is likely to be in force for at least the next 24 hours. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 11:09
Waveney
This message has been issued because of rainfall on Monday 2nd April falling on an already saturated catchment. This means that river levels are now rising again, having stabilised on Easter Sunday. The forecast is for further rainfall until midday today. We are expecting river levels to continue to rise over the course of Monday and remain high throughout much of the week. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 20:02
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last couple of days. This means that river levels are expected to fall slowly during the evening of Sunday 1st April. The forecast is for some light rainfall on Sunday and further, heavy rain on Monday. We are expecting river levels to fall slowly over Sunday evening. The river is likely to respond to further rainfall on Monday and rise over the course of Monday evening and Tuesday morning. Levels remain high around Needham Mill. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 09:36
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last couple of days. This means that river levels are expected to remain high throughout today, Sunday 1st April. The forecast is for some light rainfall on Sunday and further, heavy rain on Monday. We are expecting river levels to rise gently throughout today, particularly around Needham Mill, before falling during Sunday afternoon. The river is likely to respond to further rainfall on Monday and rise over the course of Monday evening and Tuesday morning. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 13:45
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall yesterday, Friday 30th March. This means that river levels are expected to remain high for the remainder of Saturday, peaking in the evening. Levels are currently highest around Scole and Billingford. The forecast is for further light rainfall across Saturday and Sunday. We are expecting river levels to gently rise over the course of Saturday before falling during Sunday morning. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 10:32
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days, combined with the snow melting from last week. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of unsettled weather with isolated showers, potentially heavy at times, over the next 24 hours We are expecting river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 15:36
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall on Sunday combined with the snow melting from last week. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area. The forecast is for no significant rainfall in the next 12 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high, but continue to slowly recede in the upper parts of the River Waveney. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 08:46
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall on Sunday combined with the snow melting from last week. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area. The forecast is for no significant rainfall in the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high, but soon start to slowly recede in the upper parts of the River Waveney. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 16:03
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall on Sunday combined with last week's snow melting. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area. The forecast is for no significant rainfall in the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high, but soon start to slowly recede in the upper parts of the River Waveney. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 07:55
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last 24 hours combined with last week's snow melting. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours. The forecast is for no significant rainfall for the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high throughout today. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 09:49
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels remain high, particularly around Wainford and Ellingham. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to slowly fall over the next 12 hours. Standing water will be visible in floodplain areas, and riverside footpaths may be flooded. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 15:58
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall earlier today. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to remain high before slowly receding over night. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 08:39
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels will continue to remain high in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for further rain over the course of Thursday and Friday. We are expecting river levels to remain high over the next few days as water makes its way through the system. Peak water levels are currently around Needham Mill. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 16:17
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are continuing to respond. The forecast is for the weather to remain largely dry overnight and into Thursday. We are expecting river levels to rise and remain high for the next few hours, receding overnight and into Thursday morning. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:54
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are rising in response to the most recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of unsettled weather with scattered blustery showers through the day. We are expecting river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 18:33
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of unsettled weather with scattered blustery showers through the night and further showers possible during Wednesday. We are expecting river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 09:00
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of unsettled weather with scattered showers throughout the day. We are expecting river levels to recede through the day but remain responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 16:49
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of dry weather through the night but further rainfall is expected during Tuesday afternoon. We are expecting river levels to continue to drop as the water moves through the system, but they will be responsive to any additional rainfall. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 09:19
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of scattered showers through the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high but will start to recede towards the upper parts of the catchments, but remain reactive to any further rainfall. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 16:52
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for a period of scattered showers through the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high but will start to recede in the upper parts of the catchments, but remain reactive to any further rainfall. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 09:37
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for some scattered showers through the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high and fluctuate in response to any rainfall Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:23
Waveney
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall over the last few days. This means that river levels are remaining high as watercourses continue to react to the recent rainfall. The forecast is for showers through the night which will keep river levels high and fluctuating. We are expecting river levels to remain high but peak shortly and then start to recede however further rainfall is likely to cause levels to rise. Property flooding due to high river levels is not expected, but there may be some issues with surface water flooding. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.