Flood Warning Info - River Sow St. Thomas area

Area Description

River Sow St. Thomas 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 21 Jan 2021 18:53
River Sow
River levels are rising at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to rise until later overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 12:34
River Sow
River levels are high but steady at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please 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 21 Jan 2021 04:54
River Sow
River levels have risen at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Christoph. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from 06:00 this morning, Thursday 21/01/21. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday 21/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan travel routes ahead of time in case of flooding. Please move family, pets, possessions, valuables and cars to safety. Activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 Hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 10:04
River Sow
River levels are steadily falling but remain high today Monday (28/10/2019) at the Broadeye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast today.We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. There is no further rainfall forecast for the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 17:07
River Sow
River levels are falling but remain high today Sunday (27/10/2019) at the Broadeye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. There is no further rainfall forecast for the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:43
River Sow
River levels remain high at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Consequently there is still a risk of flooding of property, roads and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 23:30
River Sow
River levels have risen at the Broadeye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected overnight. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.