Flood Warning Info - River Parrett (upper) at Thorney and Kingsbury Episcopi

Area Description

St Martins Church area in Kingsbury Episcopi and Thorney Bridge area.
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 18 May 2021 00:19
River Parrett
River levels are rising rapidly at the Chiselborough river gauge as a result of heavy rain yesterday, 17/05/21. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 18/05/21. Areas most at risk are the ringbanks at Thorney and Kingsbury Episcopi which are forecast to be bankfull. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded and refer to local authority website for local road closures. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated later today, 18/05/21, or as the situation changes.