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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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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


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.