Flood Warning Info - River Wenning at High Bentham, around Wenning Avenue and Riverside Caravan Park

Area Description

Includes15 Wenning Avenue, Beach Cottage and parts of Riverside Caravan Park.
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 2 Nov 2020 04:56
River Wenning
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Bentham Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing around Wenning Avenue, Beach Cottage and parts of Riverside Caravan Park River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near rivers and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Nov 2020 21:57
River Wenning
River levels have risen at the Bentham Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible between 22:00 today 01/11/20, and 03:00 tomorrow, 02/11/20. Flooding is expected to affect Wenning Avenue, Beach Cottage and parts of Riverside Caravan Park We expect river levels to remain high until 06:00 on 02/11/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/11/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:49
River Wenning
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall from Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to remain high until later today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 14:39
River Wenning
River levels have risen on the River Wenning at High Bentham as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible between 15:30 until the evening today, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting 15, 16, 24 and 25 Wenning Avenue, Beach Cottage and parts of Riverside Caravan Park We expect river levels to remain high until this evening on 16/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.