Flood Warning Info - The Stour Brook from Haverhill to Sturmer

Area Description

The Stour Brook from Meldham Bridge in Haverhill to Linnetts Lane, Sturmer.
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


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 10:02
Stour Brook
This message has been issued because there may be some issues with surface water flooding and difficult driving conditions. The rivers are reacting quickly and rising sharply in response to the rainfall. Areas most at risk are riverside properties in Haverhill and Sturmer, and the A1307 and A143. The forecast is for further light rain during today, Friday 20 December 2019. Further showers are forecast for tomorrow, but these are not expected to be heavy. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:30
Stour Brook
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April. This means that river levels are still rising around Haverhill and Sturmer. The forecast is for continued rain until midday. We are expecting river levels to respond to further rainfall throughout Monday morning. Areas most at risk are riverside properties in Haverhill and Sturmer, and the A1307 and A143. Standing water will be visible in floodplain areas, and riverside footpaths may be flooded. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.