Flood Alert Info - Tillingbourne

Area Description

Tillingbourne including Chilworth and Shalford.
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.

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

  • 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 6 Mar 2020 18:44
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible 06/03/20. The forecast for today is dry, with some rain forecast tomorrow 07/03/20. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 07/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 08:37
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible 06/03/20. The forecast for the next 48 hours is predominantly dry with some showers on Sunday 08/03/20. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 16:54
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this evening 05/03/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 13:55
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are falling on the Tillingbourne Stream following the recent heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today 18/02/20, especially in the Shalford area. Further light showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 13:39
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
River Levels remain high on the Tillingbourne Stream following recent heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue especially in the Chilworth and Shalford areas where a flood warning is in place and flooding of properties close to the river remains possible. Overcast skies with isolated light showers is forecast for today 17/02/2020 and tomorrow 18/02/2020. River levels are high and stable or falling but are expected to remain high today 17/02/2020. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 23:52
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
River Levels are high on the Tillingbourne Stream from recent heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue especially in the Chilworth and Shalford areas where a Flood Warning is in place, and flooding of properties close to the river is possible. Light showers are forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning 17/02/2020, and we expect river levels to remain high overnight and tomorrow 17/02/2020. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:46
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
We are issuing this Flood Alert following the heavy rain overnight associated with Storm Dennis. Heavy rain is expected all day until late afternoon. River levels are forecast to rise throughout today and into tomorrow. Property flooding is not currently expected, but we will be closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated later today, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 20:11
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to continue to rise on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible overnight into tomorrow morning 17/01/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 17/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 12:47
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later today 16/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 36 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 21:13
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weeds and trash screens. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 10:02
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to continue to rise in response to the rainfall over the last two days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels, and remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. This message will be updated this evening, 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 22:25
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We expect river levels to continue to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 12:54
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the Tillingbourne as a result of rainfall over the past few days, river levels are now falling. Today is forecast to be mostly dry with more rain falling overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:21
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are still high but currently stable following recent rainfall. Flooding of low-lying land and roads is expected to continue. Further rain is forecast tomorrow (23/12/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 10:00
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high on the Tillingbourne as a result of rainfall over the past few days. The water should be nearly back to flowing within the rivers banks although there is the potential for the water to rise slightly today. Further rain showers are expected to continue today and more rain is due this evening and overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:02
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland around the Shalford area is expected to continue overnight and into tomorrow 21/12/19. Further light rainfall is expected to continue overnight, and further showers are forecast tomorrow 21/12/19 with the potential to be heavy at times. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 09:25
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today 20/12/19. Persistent and at times heavy rainfall is expected to continue this morning, and further showers are forecast this afternoon and overnight with the potential to be heavy at times. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 19:48
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Tillingbourne as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected this evening 19/12/19. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and river levels are likely to rise in response. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Apr 2018 11:32
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the Tillingbourne have remained high in response to recent rainfall and high groundwater levels. There will be heavy rainfall across the area from this morning through until early Tuesday morning. Although levels on the Tillingbourne have been gradually falling over the last few days, flooding of low lying land and roads is still possible. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (30/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 29 Apr 2018 19:12
Tilling Bourbe, Law Brook
Property flooding is not currently expected, however, there will be widespread, persistent, heavy rain early Monday morning and all day. If we receive this forecasted rainfall, water levels on the Tilling Bourne will be expected to rise quickly throughout the morning and afternoon in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.