Flood Warning Info - River Mole at Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham and South Hersham

Area Description

River Mole at Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham and South Hersham, Surrey.
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

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 21:26
River Mole
The River level peaked at Cobham Mill at 7:30am this morning and has continued to fall since, but river levels remain high, therefore the Flood Warning for River Mole at Stoke D'Abernon, Cobham and South Hersham remains in force. The peak level recorded at Cobham Mill was higher than the peak level recorded in December 2019. Further rainfall is expected in the next few days but it is not expected to cause any property flooding. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 14:55
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday and will remain high for the next 24 hours. The river level peaked at Cobham Mill at 7:30 am this morning and it is now falling, however we believe there is still a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Road, Downside Bridge Road and the area surrounding St Andrews Church. Peak level recorded was higher than the flooding in December 2019. Minimal further rainfall is forecast today, however we expect river levels to remain high into tomorrow, 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated by 9pm today, 17/02/2020 or as the situation changes. This message will be updated by 9pm today, 17/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 07:31
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday. Consequently, flooding of properties is expected imminently and is possible until 3pm today, 17/02/2020. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Road, Downside Bridge Road and the area surrounding St Andrews Church. Peak levels will be higher than the flooding in December 2019. Minimal further rainfall is forecast today, however we expect river levels to remain high into tomorrow, 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated by 3pm today, 17/02/2020 or as the situation changes. This message will be updated by 3pm today, 17/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 21:19
River Mole
River levels have peaked at Leatherhead following further heavy rainfall on Saturday evening. However, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin to fall throughout Monday 23/12/2019. Peak river levels in Cobham are not expected to reach the level seen over the past two days. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by Monday morning, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 15:09
River Mole
River levels continue to rise slightly as a result of further heavy rainfall on Saturday evening. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. Levels in Cobham are not expected to reach the level seen over the past two days. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated within 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:20
River Mole
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin to fall throughout Sunday 22/12/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:41
River Mole
The river level at Downside Bridge peaked this morning. However, further rainfall is expected overnight. Therefore river levels remain high and the risk of flooding remains. There is still a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. The rainfall is expected between 5am and 9am Sunday morning, 22/12/2019. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 12:02
River Mole
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high through today, Saturday 21/12/2019 and Sunday 22/12/2019. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 04:33
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 22/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from the River Mole and operating our defences and structures. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded, avoid contact with flood water and remain safe. This message will be updated by 2pm on Saturday 21/12/19 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:56
River Mole
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and roads and farmland is possible to begin between 2am and 4am tomorrow, 21/12/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties on and around Downside Bridge Road and the A245. Further rainfall is forecast overnight into Saturday, 21/12/2019. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 22/12/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and are liaising with emergency services and our partners. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water and remain safe in the area of concern. This message will be updated by 8am tomorrow morning, 21/12/2019, or as the situation changes.