Flood Warning Info - Colne Brook at Colnbrook

Area Description

The Colne Brook at Colnbrook including Horton and Wraysbury.
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

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

Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 05:18
Colne Brook
Property flooding is possible in Colnbrook. Persistent rain, associated with Storm Dennis, fell over the weekend. The water level on the Colne Brook has risen as a result. Further scattered showers are predicted through Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 February. The river level remains high. This is at a level that has the potential to flood property on Monday 17 February. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Move important items upstairs or to a safe place in your property, starting with cherished items of personal value that you will not be able to replace (such as family photographs). Next move valuables (such as computers), movable furniture and furnishings. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 20:29
Colne Brook
We have issued a flood warning. Property flooding is possible in Colnbrook. Rain from Storm Dennis has been falling throughout today, Sunday 16 February. The water level on the Colne Brook has risen as a result. Heavy scattered showers are predicted through Sunday night and into Monday. The river level is forecast to rise further through Sunday night. This will reach a level that has the potential to flood property in the early hours of Monday morning 17 February. River levels are forecast to be at their highest on Monday morning. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Activate any property flood protection measures you may have, such as flood barriers. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the night. We are operating sluice gates to make room for water and working with Slough Borough Council to reduce risk. This message will be updated during the night or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 18:12
Colne Brook
Prolonged and heavy rain has fallen in the Colne Brook catchment over the weekend. The Colne Brook will remain high. Flooding to properties, roads and low lying areas around Colnbrook, Horton and Wraysbury is still possible. We will be sending officers to the Colne Brook tomorrow to check local river levels in relation to our telemetry data. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. 30 cm of fast-flowing water can move a car and 6 inches can knock an adult off their feet. Further rain is possible later tomorrow, 23 December. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 23 December, or earlier if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 13:28
Colne Brook
River levels are rising on the Colne Brook at Iver Bridge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of property and roads is expected today, Sunday 22 December. Further showery rain is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the day. Our incident response staff are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 20:00 today, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 11:32
Colne Brook
River levels are rising on the Colne Brook at Iver Bridge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of property and roads is expected today, Sunday 22 December. Further showery rain is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the day. Our incident response staff are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. Please monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 20:00 today, or as the situation changes.