Flood Alert Info - River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley

Area Description

River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley including Pangbourne, Whitchurch and Purley.
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 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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 19:55
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are out of banks along much of the River Thames and we expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast for tonight is for heavier frontal rainfall before this gives way to isolated showers on Sunday (08/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 10:57
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are out of banks along much of the River Thames and we expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast for today is for isolated showers throughout the day with frontal rainfall bringing more rainfall overnight into Sunday (08/03/20). We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 07/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 21:32
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are out of banks along much of the River Thames and we expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a dry night (06/03/20), with the possibility of isolated light showers on Saturday during the day. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 11:40
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are out of banks along much of the River Thames and we expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast for the next 24 hours is for dry conditions. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 21:15
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are out of banks along much of the River Thames and we expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast for the next 24 hours is for dry conditions. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 11:37
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are now stable along this stretch of the River Thames, but the river is out of banks. We expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a mostly dry day (5/03/20) with a change of light showers. Tonight is forecast to be dry. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please be aware standing water may remain on the floodplain. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 05/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 21:48
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are now stable along this stretch of the River Thames, but the river is out of banks. We expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a dry night (4/03/20). River levels continue to pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rainfall. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 09:14
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are now stable along this stretch of the River Thames, but the river is out of banks. We expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is showers breaking out through today (04/03/20), followed by a dry night. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 04/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 19:20
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels are now stable along this stretch of the River Thames, but the river is out of banks. We expect the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a dry night with rain, possibly heavy at times, expected from late morning tomorrow (04/03/20). River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 04/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 08:34
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along this stretch of the River Thames, and the river is out of banks. We expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a predominantly dry day today (03/03/20) with the possibility of light showers, followed by a dry night. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 03/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 18:55
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along this stretch of the River Thames, and the river is out of banks. We expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a dry night followed by a dry day tomorrow (03/03/20). River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 03/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 10:36
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along this stretch of the River Thames, and the river is out of banks. We expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for any remaining showers to clear by mid-morning to leave a dry day followed by a dry night. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 19:38
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for showers, at times heavy, overnight, clearing by morning to leave a dry day tomorrow (02/03/20). River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:39
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a predominantly dry day today (01/03/20) with an occasional light shower. Heavier showers are expected overnight. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 20:13
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for a predominantly dry night interspersed with light showers. Tomorrow (01/03/20) is predominantly dry with light showers in the afternoon. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:21
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are steadily rising on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley in response to recent rainfall. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for persistent rain to clear this morning leaving showers through today (29/02/20) and overnight. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 19:01
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall slowly. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for persistent rain overnight, heavy at times. Persistent rain will clear early in the morning leaving showers through tomorrow (29/02/20). River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 09:15
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall slowly. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for persistent rain today (28/02/20), at times heavy. Lighter rain will continue through the night. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 15:51
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall slowly. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for showers, at times heavy and wintry, clearing by late morning followed by a dry afternoon (27/2/20). River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 17:35
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall slowly. Water levels remain high along parts of the River Thames, particularly around Pangbourne, and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for showers, at times heavy and wintry, overnight, clearing late tomorrow morning (27/02/20). River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:14
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue falling slowly. Water levels remain out of banks along parts of the River Thames and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for light showers today (26/02/20) with heavier rainfall, possibly wintry, overnight. River levels still pose a flood risk and remain sensitive to further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 12:31
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall slowly. Water levels remain out of banks along the River Thames and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for some light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels still pose a flood risk and may rise again if we receive further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 11:53
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall over the next 24-48 hours. Water levels remain out of banks along the River Thames and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are generally falling, but still pose a flood risk and will rise again if we receive further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 10:38
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall over the next 24-48 hours. Water levels remain out of banks along the River Thames and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. The forecast is for clouds and light rain this morning, Sunday, which will clear away this afternoon. We will receive further rain Monday morning. River levels are generally falling, but still pose a flood risk and will rise again if we receive further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 11:43
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to fall over the next 24-48 hours. Water levels remain out of banks along the River Thames and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. Today will be mostly dry with the potential for a few showers, we will receive rain overnight and into tomorrow. River levels are generally falling, but still pose a flood risk and will rise again if we receive further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 11:41
River Thames
Further property flooding is not currently expected, however it is possible, especially at River Gardens, Purley. River levels are expected to continue to fall over the next 24-48 hours, we have already seen levels dropping overnight on Thursday. Water levels remain out of banks along the River Thames and we expect to see the flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads to continue. No further rain is forecast today (21/02/20). A band of cloud and light rain is forecast to cross the area overnight with the chance of showers on Saturday. River levels are generally falling, but still pose a flood risk and will rise again if we receive further rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Lock Keepers are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid riverside paths and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 14:42
River Thames
Property flooding is expected in the Purley area. River levels continue to rise slowly on the River Thames following recent rainfall. Therefore, flooding is expected to continue, especially in the areas around River Gardens, Purley. Further showers are expected today before clearing overnight 20/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area checking defences and clearing trash screens. We are deploying staff to the area during daylight hours to support the local community. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 20:38
River Thames
Property flooding is expected in Purley. River levels continue to rise on the River Thames following recent rainfall. Therefore, flooding is expected to continue, especially in the areas around River Gardens, Purley. Any showers today, 19/02/20, have mostly cleared to leave a largely dry night for most areas. A further band of heavy rainfall is forecast from late tomorrow morning, 20/02/20, which will clear by tomorrow evening. We expect river levels to peak on Friday, 21/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and we are deploying staff to the area during daylight hours to support the local community. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:48
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels continue to slowly rise on the River Thames following Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue in all areas on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley-on-Thames. Further rainfall, which could be heavy at times, is forecast this afternoon before clearing later this evening (18/02/20), leaving a largely dry night. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 21:36
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels continue to rise on the River Thames as a result of Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue in the areas between Whitchurch-on-Thames and Henley-on-Thames. Further rainfall showers are forecast over the next 12 hours, but rainfall totals are forecast to be low. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 09:26
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but stable on the River Thames due to the rainfall over the weekend. The River is expected to be out of banks along its length. No property flooding is currently expected, but flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. The forecast is for a mostly dry day with a chance of some heavy showers. We are closely monitoring the situation and we have been operating our weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 00:40
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and out of banks on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to continue rising overnight and remain high over the coming days in response to the recent rainfall. Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for lighter showers overnight (16/02/20) and on Monday (17/02/20). Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and operating weirs. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated in the morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 13:21
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and out of banks on the River Thames especially as a result of Storm Dennis. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, the rain that we have experienced over the past few days is now making its way down the Thames therefore we expect water levels to continue to rise slowly over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming weeks in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2020 19:14
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling slowly on the River Thames following result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, no further flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected. The forecast for this week is for mainly settled dry weather. Tonight (21/1/20) there is a small chance of light isolated showers which will clear in the early hours. Wednesday (22/1/20) will be dry. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2020 10:29
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but falling slowly on the River Thames following result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, no further flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected. The forecast for this week is for mainly settled dry weather. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 21/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2020 18:53
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but have started to fall slowly on the River Thames. Flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is for settled, mainly dry, weather this week. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2020 11:55
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast for today is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of this week. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 20/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 18:45
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast for the next couple of days is mainly dry. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 11:14
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast for today is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of next week. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 19/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 19:37
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast for this weekend is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of next week. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 11:32
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast for this weekend is mainly dry, with settled weather expected for the early part of next week. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 18/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 18:35
River Thames
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast for this evening and overnight is for mostly dry weather. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this tomorrow morning, 18/01/20, or as the situation changes. "


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 10:30
River Thames
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. Light showers are possible today, and the weather then becomes more settled.. The weather then becomes more settled. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 17/01/20, or earlier if the situation changes"


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 11:16
River Thames
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected this afternoon 16/01/20. Further heavy showers are forecast over the next 12 hours, with light showers possible tomorrow. The weather then becomes more settled. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/01/20, or earlier if the situation changes "


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2019 17:39
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but continue to fall on the River Thames following a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast tonight (28/12/19) or tomorrow (29/12/19). River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2019 08:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but continue to fall on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. No further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 28/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 18:04
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but continue to fall on the River Thames following a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. No further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 09:35
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. The Flood Warning for the Purley Village area was removed yesterday (26/12/19) as levels have fallen. No rainfall is forecast today (27/12/19) or tomorrow (28/12/19) and so we expect river levels to continue to gradually fall over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 27/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 17:52
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. The Flood Warning for the Purley Village area is being removed this morning (26/12/19) as levels have declined and are forecast to gradually fall further over the coming days. Further rainfall is forecast over night into the early hours of Friday morning (27/12/19) though this will not significantly impact river levels. Friday will be mostly dry. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 11:00
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. The Flood Warning for the Purley Village area is being removed this morning (26/12/19) as levels have declined and are forecast to gradually fall further over the coming days. Rainfall is forecast today (26/12/19) which may be heavy at times, with further heavy and possibly persistent rainfall forecast over night into the early hours of Friday morning (27/12/19). We expect river levels to be responsive to further rainfall today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 26/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 19:27
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. We still have a Flood Warning in force for the Purley Village area although levels are currently steady and below property thresholds. No rainfall is forecast tonight (25/12/19), although there is the potential for further showers, which may be heavy at times, throughout tomorrow (26/12/19). We expect river levels to start falling over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow, 26/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 08:18
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to slowly fall on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue. We still have a Flood Warning in force for the Purley Village area. No further rainfall is forecast today (25/12/19), although there is the potential for further showers, which may be heavy at times, throughout tomorrow (26/12/19). We expect river levels to continue falling over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 19:19
River Thames
Property flooding is expected in the Purley area where a warning is currently in force, property flooding is not currently expected in the wider alert area. River levels continue to remain high. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Purley, Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. The forecast is for a dry evening (24/12/2019) and clear Christmas Day (25/12/2019) with potential for heavy showers on Boxing Day (26/12/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 11:06
River Thames
Property flooding is expected in the Purley area where a warning is currently in force, property flooding is not currently expected in the wider Alert area. River levels are high and are forecast to stay at a similar high level over the next few days. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Purley, Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Todays forecast is for heavy thundery showers this morning, clearing this afternoon (24/12/2019). It will be dry tomorrow for Christmas Day (25/12/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow evening, 24/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:50
River Thames
Property flooding is expected in the Purley area where a warning is currently in force, property flooding is not currently expected in the wider Alert area. River levels are high and are increasing slowly on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Purley, Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Today is forecast to be mainly dry before more rain moves in overnight tonight into Tuesday (24/12/2019). We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 24/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 09:48
River Thames
Property flooding is expected in the Purley area where a warning is currently in force, property flooding is not currently expected in the wider alert area. River levels are high and are increasing slowly on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Purley, Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. The rain is forecast to clear this morning leaving a mostly dry day today, 22/12/2019. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 20:26
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and are increasing slowly on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. There is a chance of some further showers overnight tonight (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 10:09
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. We are expecting further showers this morning, followed by a band of rainfall this afternoon (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this afternoon, 21/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 21:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. We are expecting heavy showers overnight through to Saturday morning (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 08:21
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. We are expecting persistent and at times heavy rainfall to continue this morning (20/12/19), followed by heavy showers from this afternoon through to Saturday morning (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 21:39
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. We are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area overnight. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week.We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning,20/12/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 10:04
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. From this afternoon 19/12/19, Friday 20/12/19 and into the weekend we are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 19:31
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. From this evening (18/12/19), through tomorrow 19/12/19, Friday 20/12/19 and the weekend, we are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 09:38
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. From this evening (18/12/19), through tomorrow 19/12/19, Friday 20/12/19 and the weekend we are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 18/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 21:21
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Whitchurch area. No heavy rain showers are forecast overnight, although there might be some light showers in a few places - most places will remain dry. However, from tomorrow evening (18/12/19), through Thursday 19/12/19, Friday 20/12/19 and the weekend we are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 11:09
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames as a result of high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is imminent in the Whitchurch area. Further rainfall is forecast today 17/12/19. We expect river levels to remain high throughout this week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 20:36
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall, particularly in the Whitchurch area. Therefore, the risk of flooding is reducing but still poses a risk to low lying land and roads. Tonight's forecast is for further rain, with more showers through to Friday evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2019 10:06
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall, particularly in the Whitchurch area. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. No further rainfall is forecast until later this evening. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 21/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 19:44
River Thames
"Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of rainfall over the last week and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry tonight and during the day tomorrow (21/11/19). We expect river levels to remain stable and start to fall slowly over the coming days. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/11/2019, or as the situation changes."


Flood Alert issued on 20 Nov 2019 09:52
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of rainfall over the last week and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry today (20/11/19). We expect river levels to remain stable and start to fall slowly over the coming days. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 20/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 20:33
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of rainfall over the last week and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry overnight and tomorrow (20/11/19). We expect river levels to remain stable and start to fall slowly over the coming days. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Nov 2019 10:03
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of rainfall over the last week and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry today. We expect river levels to remain stable and start to fall slowly over the coming days. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 19/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 19:06
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of rainfall over the last week and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry tonight (18/11/19) and tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 10:13
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of rainfall over the last week and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is for a dry day today and overnight (18/11/19). We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 18:46
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of a period of sustained rainfall and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight with a mostly dry day tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 09:49
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of a period of sustained rainfall and high river levels upstream. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry today. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 20:16
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. The forecast is mostly dry for tonight (16/11/19) and tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 09:56
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. We are expecting a mostly dry day today (16/11/2019). We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 19:48
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames between Pangbourne and Purley as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying road and farmland is expected to continue. Further rainfall is forecast for this evening, but tomorrow (16/11/19) will be mainly dry. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:50
River Thames
"Property flooding is not currently expected. Water levels on the River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley are high and water is out of banks in various places as a result of heavy rainfall over the past week and overnight. There are a few showers forecast today, and the risk of flooding remains as water moves through the river systems. We expect river levels to remain high for the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, especially along the River Thames towpaths. This message will be updated this evening, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 20:43
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Water levels on the River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley are high and water is out of banks in various places as a result of heavy rainfall over the past week and overnight. There is no further rainfall forecast tonight with a few showers tomorrow, but the risk of flooding remains as water moves through the river systems. We expect river levels to remain high for the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, especially along the River Thames towpaths. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 10:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Water levels on the River Thames from Pangbourne to Purley are high and water is out of banks in various places as a result of heavy rainfall over the past week and overnight. The rainfall forecast is for us to see further rain this morning which will clear away later in the day, therefore the risk of flooding remains for the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, especially along the River Thames towpaths. This message will be updated this evening, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 19:26
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and slowly rising on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight and tomorrow morning (14/11/2019). We expect river levels to remain high for the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, especially along the River Thames towpaths. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 10:12
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Thames between Pangbourne and Purley are rising slowly as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is possible. Further rainfall is forecast on Thursday 14/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 17:01
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels on the Thames between Pangbourne and Purley are rising slowly as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is possible. Further rainfall is forecast on Thursday 14/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2018 09:58
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is now falling. Rain is forecast for today, with the possibility of some heavier showers. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:23
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is now falling slowly. It is forecast to be dry for the remainder of today (Saturday) with heavy showers possible from the early hours of Sunday morning. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 09:51
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is now falling slowly. It is forecast to be mainly dry today (Saturday) with rain possible overnight. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (07/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:35
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. It is forecast to be mainly dry overnight, with the potential for heavy showers on Saturday morning. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (07/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 11:45
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. It is forecast to be dry overnight, and into Friday. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (06/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 19:50
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. It is forecast to be dry overnight, and into Friday. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (06/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 11:57
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Thursday is forecast to be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:17
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains very high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some light showers are possible overnight tonight, but during the day Thursday will be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days at least. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 13:05
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames remains very high but is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Widespread showers are forecast today, some of which will be heavy at times. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days at least. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (04/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some showers are possible overnight tonight with widespread showers and some longer periods of rain forecast on Wednesday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further overnight but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (04/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:18
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The level of the River Thames is currently stable in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some light showers are possible this morning but Tuesday will be a mostly dry day. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further overnight but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (03/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:11
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The River Thames is now stable or rising slowly in the Whitchurch and Mapledurham areas. Some further showers are possible this evening and these may turn heavy in places overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further overnight but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (03/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The River Thames is rising slowly in the Whitchurch area. Some light rain is expected this morning with further showers also possible this afternoon. These showers may turn heavy in places this evening and overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further on Monday but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this afternoon (02/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 19:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. The River Thames remains stable in the Whitchurch area. Persistent rain is expected overnight tonight, with further showers and light rain possible on Monday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further on Monday but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (02/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 10:43
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames is stable in the Whitchurch area. Sunday is forecast to be a mostly dry day with further rainfall overnight into Monday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further on Monday but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 19:49
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising steadily throughout the day in response to recent rainfall. Any rainfall is now clearing to the east and it should be a largely dry night and into tomorrow morning (01/04/18). However, levels on the Thames are still responding to levels on its tributaries. Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is possible tonight, especially in the Pangbourne area. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated by the end of tomorrow morning if not before.