Flood Warning Info - The Chediston watercourse at Halesworth

Area Description

The Chediston watercourse at Halesworth.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 21 Dec 2019 12:30
Chediston
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. River levels are beginning to drop but will remain responsive to further rainfall. Areas most at risk are the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. The forecast is for rain showers this afternoon with some heavier rain overnight and into tomorrow morning. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 08:08
Chediston
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 the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. 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. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2019 18:07
Chediston
This message has been issued because there remains a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses over the next couple of hours. River levels remain high in the area of Wisset, Chediston and Halesworth. Areas most at risk are the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. The forecast is for no further rainfall throughout this evening and overnight. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message tomorrow, Monday 7th October 2019.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2019 13:43
Chediston
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some flooding of homes and businesses from now until this afternoon at 6pm, Sunday 6th October 2019. We are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area of Wissett, Chediston and Halesworth. Areas most at risk are the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. The forecast is for further rainfall throughout today and into this evening. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message within the next eight hours or earlier if necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:43
Chediston
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April. This means that river levels are continuing to rise in the Upper Blyth catchment. 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 the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. There may be some issues with surface water flooding. Remain vigilant and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Mar 2018 19:57
Chediston
This message has been issued because of the rainfall over the last 3 hours combined with the melting snow from the previous week. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next few hours. The forecast is for continued light rainfall for the next four to six hours. We are expecting river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. Areas most at risk are the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2017 08:28
Chediston
This message has been issued because of the persistent heavy rainfall that is currently affecting this area. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area of Wissett. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. We are expecting river levels to remain responsive to further rainfall on the saturated catchment. Areas most at risk are the Thoroughfare, Chediston Street, Saxons Way and School Lane in Halesworth, and the A144 and the railway line at Halesworth. Property flooding could be seen in the next few hours. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.