Flood Warning Info - Chew Stoke Stream and River Chew at Chew Stoke and Chew Magna

Area Description

Home Orchard, School Lane, Mill Lane, The Street, Pilgrims Way, Quarry Hay, Bristol Road and Bilbie Road in Chew Stoke and Dumpers Lane, Madams Paddock, Tunbridge Close and Tunbridge Road in Chew Magna.
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 4 Oct 2020 13:14
River Chew, Chew Stoke Stream
As a result of Storm Alex river levels are rising quickly in response to the heavy and persistent rain and the wet catchment . Flooding could occur this afternoon Sunday 04/10/20 from 14:00hrs GMT onwards. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Mill Lane, properties on The Street and access to School Lane and Chew Stoke primary school in Chew Stoke. Water will be deep and fast flowing at the fords on Mill Lane and Pilgrims Way. Flooding will also affect Dumpers Lane, Tunbridge Close and Tunbridge Road in Chew Magna. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, lower totals are expected on Monday 05/10/20 . We expect river levels to peak today 04/10/20 and begin to fall again tonight. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. We will continue to closely monitor the situation Please refer to local authority website for local road closures. This message will be updated by 14:00 on Monday 05/10/20 or as the situation changes.

Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2019 06:00
River Chew, Chew Stoke Stream
With overnight heavy rain and snow melt river levels are rising more than forecast. Consider installing property level protection. More rain is expected today and flooding is likely. We will continue to monitor the situation. River levels on the Chew Stoke Stream at Chew Stoke are rising