Flood Alert Info - The Thorpeness Hundred River and the River Ore

Area Description

The Thorpeness Hundred River from Saxmundham to Aldringham, and the River Ore from Framlingham to Blaxhall.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 09:39
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through today, Saturday 30th January 2021. River levels remain high in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this morning, and into this afternoon, Saturday 30th January, with no further significant rain forecast tomorrow. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message at 9am tomorrow.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 07:31
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through today, Friday 29th January 2021. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 16:41
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely overnight tonight, Thursday 28th January. River levels remain high, due to high groundwater levels as the water moves through the catchment in response to recent rainfall. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for some heavy rainfall this evening Thursday 28th January, with no further significant rain forecast tomorrow. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 10:26
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through today, Thursday 28th January 2021. River levels are responding to the overnight rain and will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for rainfall to continue through this morning with further heavy outbreaks to follow this evening. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 18:00 today, Thursday 28th January.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 18:40
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely overnight tonight, Saturday 16th January 2021. River levels are rising steadily in response to the rain and snow today. Levels will remain responsive to snowmelt and further rain. The forecast is for a dry day tomorrow, Sunday 17th January 2021, followed by further rainfall from Monday. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 09:00 Sunday 17th January 2021.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 21:18
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely tonight, Thursday 14th January 2021. River levels are continuing to rise. The forecast is for more settled weather tomorrow which should allow river levels to fall, however more rain is expected Saturday. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 10:00, Friday 15th January 2021.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 09:20
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely over the next few hours and into this evening, Thursday 14th January. River levels are high and expected to continue to rise in response to the rainfall. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. The forecast is for persistent rain this morning and into the afternoon, more settled on Friday but with further rainfall on Saturday. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Thursday 14th January.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2021 16:38
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely over the rest of today and into tomorrow, Thursday 7th January. River levels are currently high due to recent rainfall but are expected to continue to fall overnight. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for no significant rain overnight into Thursday 7th of January. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message by 10am tomorrow.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2021 08:43
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is expected throughout today, Wednesday 6th January. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 18:53
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely through the evening and overnight into Friday 25th December. River levels are beginning to drop, but will remain responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for dry conditions today, which will allow river levels to start returning to normal. Be ready to take action to protect your property if flooding is expected. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 11:13
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low-lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely throughout today, Thursday 24th December. River levels are currently high, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today following the rain overnight. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate. The forecast is for showers today moving into more settled weather over the next few days. Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary, and no later than 6pm on Thursday 24th December.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 16:56
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely today, Wednesday the 23th of December 2020. We are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area of Framlingham. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. The forecast is for persistent rainfall throughout this evening and into tonight. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 15:53
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely over the next few hours and into this evening, Friday 4th December. River levels are currently high due to today's rainfall, and are expected to remain high overnight. We are not currently expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages at this time. The forecast is for further light rainfall tomorrow, Saturday 5th December. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message by 10am tomorrow, Saturday 5th December.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 07:46
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas is likely over the next few hours and into this afternoon, Friday 4th December. River levels are currently high due to the overnight rainfall, but are expected to start to drop back down to more normal levels later today. It is likely that we may need to issue more warning messages for a wider area, over the next few hours. The forecast is for further light rainfall this morning, and through Saturday 5th December. Take care on riverside footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation, and will update this message by 3pm today, Friday 4th December.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 15:47
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas over the next few hours and into this evening Saturday 29/02/2020. We are currently seeing higher river levels than normal in the area of Knodishall. We are not expecting the situation to escalate, or to issue any further warning messages for this area at this time. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next couple of days. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 09:56
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
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. The forecast is for further light rain during the day 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 Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 14:33
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because there is a possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside areas. Water levels in the Thorpeness Hundred River are rising steadily in response to recent rainfall. The forecast is for some further rainfall throughout today, Tuesday 17th December, although this is not expected to be heavy. Tomorrow, Wednesday 18th December looks to be drier. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:28
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because of the steady rainfall today, Monday 2nd April. This means that we are currently seeing higher river levels than normal throughout the catchment. The forecast is for no significant rainfall on Monday evening into Tuesday. We are expecting river levels to slowly fall over the course of Monday evening, having recently peaked at Knodishall. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 11:25
Thorpeness Hundred, Ore
This message has been issued because of persistent rainfall on Monday 2nd April. This means that river levels are expected to continue to rise over the next couple of hours. The forecast is for some light rainfall before midday today. We are expecting river levels to peak on Monday afternoon before gradually falling on Monday evening. There is the possibility of some minor flooding to low lying land, roads and riverside gardens. Take care on riverside footpaths and don't put yourself in any unnecessary danger. We will continue to closely monitor levels and update this message as necessary.