Flood Alert Info - River Mole and its tributaries from Kinnersley Manor to South Hersham

Area Description

River Mole and its tributaries from Kinnersley Manor to South Hersham, including Sidlow, Leigh, Betchworth, Brockham, Pixham, Dorking, Mickleham, Leatherhead, Fetcham, Stoke D'Abernon and Cobham.
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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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 08:05
River Mole
River levels remain high in a number of locations in the area following the heavy rainfall on Thursday 5 March. Some flooding to low lying land and roads is expected to continue throughout the day today, Saturday 7 March. River levels have peaked in some areas, so we expect the situation to begin to improve soon. Locations of likely flooding include areas around Cobham. In many locations river levels have already begun to fall, but standing floodwaters and debris may remain. Further rainfall is forecast through the weekend and into next week. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay safe in the areas of concern. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will have staff in the area checking for blockages. This message will be updated or removed by 6pm, Saturday 7 March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 19:03
River Mole
River levels remain high in the Leatherhead and Cobham areas following the heavy rainfall yesterday, Thursday 5 March. Some flooding to low lying land and roads is expected to continue overnight tonight, Friday 6 March and into tomorrow, Saturday 7 March. River levels have peaked in Leatherhead and are expected to peak in Cobham early this evening and will fall slowly overnight. Locations of likely flooding include areas between Leatherhead and Cobham. In some locations river levels have already begun to fall, but standing floodwaters and debris may remain. Further rainfall is forecast through the weekend and into next week. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay safe in the areas of concern. We will continue to monitor the situation and we have staff ready to respond if necessary. This message will be updated by 8am, Saturday 7 March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 14:01
River Mole
River levels remain high in a number of locations in the area following the heavy rainfall yesterday, Thursday 5 March. Some flooding to low lying land and roads is expected to continue throughout the day today, Friday 6 March. River levels have recently peaked in some areas including Leatherhead, so we expect the situation to begin to improve soon. Locations of likely flooding include areas between Leatherhead and Cobham. In some locations river levels have already begun to fall, but standing floodwaters and debris may remain. Further rainfall is forecast through the weekend and into next week. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay safe in the areas of concern. We will continue to monitor the situation from our incident room and we will have staff in the area checking for blockages today. This message will be updated by 9pm, Friday 6 March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 10:34
River Mole
River levels remain high in a number of locations in the area following the heavy rainfall yesterday, Thursday 5 March. Some flooding to low lying land and roads is expected to continue throughout the day today, Friday 6 March. River levels have peaked in some areas, so we expect the situation to begin to improve soon. Locations of likely flooding include areas around Leatherhead and Cobham. In some locations river levels have already begun to fall, but standing floodwaters and debris may remain. Further rainfall is forecast through the weekend and into next week. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay safe in the areas of concern. We will continue to monitor the situation from our incident room and we will have staff in the area checking for blockages today. This message will be updated or removed by 6pm, Friday 6 March, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 15:55
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent rainfall throughout today. As a result, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible overnight tonight and into tomorrow, Friday 6th March 2020. The heaviest rain is forecast to clear by this evening, although there may still be some scattered showers overnight. The remainder of this week is expected to be largely dry, although there may be some further showers over the weekend. We expect river levels to rise until the early hours of Friday morning, before starting to fall throughout the day. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please remain aware of your local situation and avoid walking or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 0900 tomorrow morning, Friday 6th March, or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 18:48
River Mole
River levels in the River Mole remain high but continue to fall following heavy rainfall over the past week. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is expected in the next few days but it is not expected to cause any further flooding impacts. We expect river levels to continue to fall overnight into the morning of Wednesday 19/02/2020. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 tomorrow morning, Wednesday 19/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 10:11
River Mole
River levels in the River Mole remain high but are beginning to fall following heavy rainfall over the past week. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is expected in the next few days but it is not expected to cause any further flooding impacts. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout today, Tuesday 18/02/2020. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 this evening, 18/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 20:36
River Mole
River levels on the river Middle Mole have fallen but remain high due to the heavy rainfall which fell in the area over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland near watercourses is still possible until 3:30pm tomorrow, 18/02/2020. The river level peaked at Kinnersley Manor yesterday evening at 8:30pm which was higher than the peak level recorded in December 2019. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow afternoon. 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. This message will be updated by 10am tomorrow, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:56
River Mole
River levels remain high on the Middle Mole but are beginning to fall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland near watercourses is still possible until midday tomorrow, 18/02/2020. The river level peaked at Kinnersley Manor yesterday evening which was higher than the peak level recorded in the flooding of December 2019. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. 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. This message will be updated by 10pm today, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 05:31
River Mole
This Flood Alert remains in force due to raised river levels as a result of heavy rain experienced over the last 48 hours. River levels are high and causing flooding of roads and land, this is expected to continue until Tuesday 18 February 2020. We expect flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole throughout this area. Some further showers are possible today but these are not expected to significantly impact on the current river levels. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff have been operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and stay safe around flooded areas. This message will be updated by 5pm on Monday, 17 February 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 23:27
River Mole
This Flood Alert remains in force due to raised river levels as a result of heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis. River levels are high and causing flooding of roads and land, this is expected to continue until Tuesday 18 February 2020. We expect flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole throughout this area. Some further isolated showers are possible overnight but these are not expected to significantly impact on the current river levels. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We have issued Flood Warnings for some areas and are monitoring the situation closely in case any further messages are required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and stay safe around flooded areas. This message will be updated by 10am on Monday, 17 February.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 12:52
River Mole
This Flood Alert has been issued due to heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis. River levels have been rising this morning. Consequently, flooding of roads and land is expected until Tuesday 18 February 2020. We expect flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole. Peak levels are expected to be similar to the flooding in December 2019. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into Tuesday. Impacts are possible, including Dorking and Leatherhead. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is now open. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We have issued Flood Warnings in the upper Mole. We are prepared to issue further Flood Warnings if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9pm on Sunday, 16 February.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 05:16
River Mole
This Flood Alert has been issued ahead of forecast heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis. River levels are forecast to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and land is possible between 5am on 16/02/2020 and midday on 17/02/2020. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole. Peak levels are expected to be similar to the flooding in December 2019. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the evening of Sunday 16/02/2020. Impacts are possible, including Dorking and Leatherhead. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is now open. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We are prepared to issue Flood Warnings if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1pm on Sunday, 16/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:54
River Mole
This Flood Alert has been issued ahead of forecast heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis. River levels are forecast to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and land is possible between 5am on 16/02/2020 and midday on 17/02/2020. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole. Peak levels are expected to be similar to the flooding in December 2019. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the evening of Sunday 16/02/2020. Impacts are possible, including Dorking and Leatherhead. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is now open. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We are prepared to issue Flood Warnings if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1pm on Sunday, 16/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 20:04
River Mole
This Flood Alert has been issued ahead of forecast heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis. River levels are forecast to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and land is possible between 12 pm tomorrow, 16/02/2020 and throughout Monday. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole. Peak levels are expected to be similar to the flooding in December 2019. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the evening of Sunday 16/02/2020. Impacts are possible, including Dorking and Leatherhead. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is now open. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We are prepared to issue Flood Warnings if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday, 16/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 11:32
River Mole
We are updating this Flood Alert ahead of forecast heavy rain associated with Storm Dennis. River levels are forecast to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and land is possible between 12 pm tomorrow, 16/02/2020 and throughout Monday. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads close to the River Mole. Peak levels are expected to be similar to the flooding in December 2019. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 36 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the evening of Sunday 16/02/2020. Impacts are possible, including Dorking and Leatherhead. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is now open. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and clearing trash screens. We are prepared to issue Flood Warnings if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8pm this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 17:50
River Mole
River levels remain high in the Cobham area as a result of heavy rainfall on Thursday 13/02/2020. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall, associated with Storm Dennis, is forecast through Saturday 15/02/2020 and Sunday 16/02/2020. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 tomorrow morning, 15/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 08:53
River Mole
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Thursday 13/02/2020. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Today, Friday 14/02/2020, is forecast to be a mainly dry day, however further rainfall associated with Storm Dennis is forecast throughout Saturday and Sunday. We expect river levels to remain high through Friday and the weekend. 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. This message will be updated in about 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 17:06
River Mole
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Thursday morning 13/02/2020. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours, however, we expect river levels to remain high overnight into tomorrow morning, Friday 14/02/2020. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 tomorrow morning, 14/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 13:11
River Mole
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall throughout this morning, Thursday 13/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 13:30 today. Further showery rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of today and overnight into Friday 14/02/2020. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures and we are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond further if required. 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 Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 10:04
River Mole
River levels have risen due to rain over the past few days but are beginning to fall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land next to the River Mole is still likely. Flooding is mainly expected to affect areas nearest the River Mole between Sidlow and Cobham at this time, although there may be other areas of minor flooding. River levels near Kinnersley Manor peaked yesterday morning, 10/02/2020, whereas the River Mole around Cobham has peaked this morning, 11/02/2020. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 6pm on 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 17:24
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall throughout yesterday, 09/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of low lying land next to the River Mole is expected to continue. Flooding is mainly expected to affect areas nearest the River Mole between Sidlow and Cobham as the peak moves downstream, although there may be other areas of minor flooding. River levels near Kinnersley Manor have peaked this morning, 10/02/2020, whereas the River Mole around Cobham is expected to peak around 9pm this evening. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 10:30am on 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 10:39
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall throughout yesterday, 09/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of low lying land next to the River Mole is expected to continue. Flooding is mainly expected to affect areas nearest the River Mole between Sidlow and Cobham as the peak moves downstream, although there may be other areas of minor flooding. River levels near Kinnersley Manor have peaked this morning, 10/02/2020, whereas the River Mole around Cobham is expected to peak later in the afternoon or this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 20:08
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall throughout today, 09/02/2020. Consequently, flooding to low lying land close to the River Mole is expected overnight from 11pm onwards, 09/02/2020. Flooding is mainly expected to affect areas between Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow, although there may be other areas of minor flooding. River levels near Kinnersley Manor are expected to peak later tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020, whereas the River Mole around Cobham is expected to peak later in the afternoon or evening. We are closely monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 18:25
River Mole
River levels remain high, particularly in the Cobham area, as a result of rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. No further rainfall is currently forecast. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the evening and overnight, 17/01/2020. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 10am on 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 09:35
River Mole
River levels remain high as a result of rainfall overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. No further rainfall is currently forecast. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, 17/01/2020. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 16:39
River Mole
River levels remain high but steady, particularly in the Cobham area. This is as a result of rainfall over the last 48 hours. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours, however we do not expect this to be significant. We are expecting river levels to remain high overnight, 16/01/2020. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 10am on 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 08:29
River Mole
River levels are high but steady as a result of heavy rainfall. Particularly in the Leatherhead and Cobham areas. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. However, we expect river levels to remain high until the late evening on Thursday 16/01/2020. No property flooding is expected. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 5pm on Thursday 16/01/20 , or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 15:53
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding of properties is not expected at this point. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing trash screens and liaising with emergency services and our partners. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning by 9am, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 09:48
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected throughout today, 15/01/2020. Flooding of properties is not expected at this point. Rainfall is forecast to clear from midday today. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, 15/01/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing trash screens and liaising with emergency services and our partners. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 18:00 today, 15/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 20:04
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent rainfall this afternoon and are forecast to continue rising overnight. Flooding of low lying land, roads and paths is possible overnight tonight and throughout tomorrow. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 18 hours and we expect river levels to continue to rise throughout tomorrow, Wednesday 15/01/2020 and remain high in places into Thursday 16/01/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 10am tomorrow morning, 15/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 16:50
River Mole
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall in the Cobham area following the recent rainfall. The risk of flooding is reducing, but levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow. Levels elsewhere are above normal, but have reduced and no further flooding is expected. There may be some rain showers around over the next few days, but they are not expected to cause any further flooding impacts. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid contact with flood water and remain aware of the local conditions. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday 24th December.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 07:58
River Mole
River levels are high but steady as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. River levels remain particularly high in and around Leatherhead and Cobham. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures, and are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from The River Mole. This message will be updated by 7pm this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 20:50
River Mole
River levels are high but steady as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. However, we expect river levels to remain high until late Monday 23/12/2019. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 12:43
River Mole
River levels remain high following further rainfall on Saturday evening, 21/12/2019. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, however, we expect river levels to remain high throughout the rest of Sunday 22/12/2019 and into Monday 23/12/2019. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 05:01
River Mole
River levels are high as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 22:04
River Mole
River levels are high as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the night and into Sunday 22/12/2019. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 12:57
River Mole
River levels are high but steady as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, Saturday 21/12/2019 and into Sunday 22/12/2019. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. 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 Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 04:45
River Mole
River levels remain high in the River Mole as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high throughout Saturday 21/12/2019 and through the weekend. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from the River Mole and its tributaries. Flood Warnings are currently in force for the area. 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 Saturday 21/12/2019 by 6pm or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 20:11
River Mole
River levels remain high in the River Mole as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high throughout Saturday 21/12/2019 and through the weekend. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from the River Mole and its tributaries. Flood Warnings are currently in force for the area. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 10:00
River Mole
River levels remain high in the River Mole and are rising further as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high throughout Friday 20/12/19 and into the weekend. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from the River Mole and its tributaries. Please stay aware of Flood Warnings in force for the area.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 17:57
River Mole
River levels remain high following the rain seen over recent days. As a result, some flooding from rivers will continue into Friday morning, 20/12/2019. Flooding will mainly affect low lying land and roads nearest the River Mole near to Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow, and its tributaries throughout the area. Heavy rain is possible overnight tonight, Thursday 19/12/2019. This could cause the river to rise again and may cause more flooding than is presently being experienced. The forecast for the coming days is unsettled with the potential for further heavy showers, which could keep rivers in the area high and potentially cause further rises. We are monitoring this situation closely from our incident room and are prepared to respond or issue further messages if required. Please maintain awareness of your local situation and avoid contact with flood waters. This message will be updated by 10am, Friday 20/12/2019, or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 11:39
River Mole
River levels remain high in the River Mole as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday 19/12/2019 and Friday 20/12/2019. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from the River Mole and its tributaries. This message will be updated by 10pm


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 17:13
River Mole
River levels remain high following the rain seen over recent days. As a result, some flooding from rivers will continue into Thursday morning, 19/12/19. Flooding will mainly affect low lying land and roads nearest the River Mole and its tributaries throughout the area. Heavy rain is possible overnight tonight, Wednesday 18/12/19, this could cause the river to rise again and may cause more flooding than is presently being experienced. The forecast for the coming days is unsettled with the potential for further heavy showers, which could keep rivers in the area high and potentially cause further rises. We are monitoring this situation closely from our incident room and are prepared to respond or issue further messages if required. Please maintain awareness of your local situation and avoid contact with flood waters. This message will be updated by 10am, Thursday 19/12/19, or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 09:30
River Mole
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today 18/12/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are clearing trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 17:30
River Mole
River levels continue to rise following the heavy rainfall which fell overnight and this morning. As a result, flooding from rivers will continue into Wednesday morning, 18/12/2019. Flooding will mainly affect low lying land and roads nearest the River Mole between Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow at this time, although there may be other areas impacted. Flooding from the River Mole around Cobham may begin tonight, 17/12/19. Further heavy rain and showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to stay high or rise further during this time. We are monitoring this situation closely and are prepared to respond or issue further messages if required, including the possibility of Flood Warnings. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood waters. This message will be updated by 10am, 18/12/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 09:33
River Mole
River levels have begun to rise this morning due to heavy rainfall which has fallen overnight. As a result, flooding from rivers is possible from approximately 2pm Tuesday onwards, 17/12/2019. Flooding will mainly affect low lying land and roads nearest the River Mole between Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow at this time, although there may be other areas impacted. River levels are expected to stay high throughout Tuesday, leading to flooding until at least the evening. Flooding from the River Mole around Cobham may begin during the evening Tuesday. Further heavy rain and showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to stay high or rise further during this time. We are monitoring this situation closely and are prepared to respond or issue further messages if required, including the possibility of Flood Warnings. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood waters. This message will be updated by 6pm, 17/12/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 20:11
River Mole
River levels are forecast to rise overnight tonight due to heavy rainfall which is expected. As a result, flooding from the River Mole is possible from approximately 5am Tuesday, 17/12/19. Flooding will mainly affect low lying land and roads nearest the River Mole between Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow at this time, although there may be other areas impacted. River levels are expected to stay high throughout Tuesday, leading to flooding until at least the evening, the peak around Sidlow will be approximately 12pm. Flooding from the River Mole around Cobham may begin during the afternoon Tuesday. Further rain showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to stay high or rise further during this time. We will be monitoring this situation closely and are prepared to respond or issue further messages if required. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood waters. This message will be updated by 10am, 17/12/19.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 08:39
River Mole
River levels continue to remain high following the rainfall this week. Some flooding to low lying land close to the River Mole is expected to continue this morning and into the afternoon, Saturday 14/12/19. Any flooding is expected to be minor and affect areas nearest the River Mole around Cobham where levels are starting to fall slowly. River levels in the wider area are falling but standing flood waters may remain. The River Mole at Cobham should continue to fall over the coming hours and stop causing flooding late morning, or early this afternoon. Further rain showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to rise again and stay higher than normal during this time. We will be monitoring this situation and are prepared to respond if required. No flooding to properties is currently expected. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated or removed by 6pm today, Saturday 14/12/19.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 20:24
River Mole
River levels continue to remain high following the rainfall yesterday. As a result, some flooding to low lying land close to the River Mole is expected to continue this evening and overnight, 13/12/19. Any flooding is expected to be minor and affect areas nearest the River Mole between Leatherhead and Cobham where levels are still rising. River levels in the Kinnersley Manor area are falling but standing flood waters may remain. The River Mole at Cobham is expected to peak overnight tonight, while flooding may continue into Saturday morning, 14/12/19. Further rain showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to stay higher than normal so we will be monitoring this situation and are prepared to respond if required. No flooding to properties is expected at this time. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated or removed by 9am tomorrow, Saturday 14/12/19.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 15:40
River Mole
River levels continue to remain high following the rainfall yesterday. As a result, some flooding to low lying land close to the River Mole is expected to continue this afternoon and evening, 13/12/19. Any flooding is expected to be minor and affect areas nearest the River Mole between Brockham and Cobham where levels are still rising. River levels in the Kinnersley Manor area are falling but standing flood waters may remain. The River Mole at Cobham is expected to peak this evening while flooding may continue into Saturday morning, 14/12/19, depending on the peak level. Further rain showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to stay higher than normal so we will be monitoring this situation and are prepared to respond if required. No flooding to properties is expected at this time. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated or removed by 9pm tonight, Friday 13/12/19.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 07:07
River Mole
River levels have risen overnight following the recent heavy rainfall. As a result, flooding to low lying land close to the River Mole is possible this morning, Friday 13/12/19. Flooding is mainly expected to affect areas nearest the River Mole between Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow at this time, although there may be other areas of minor flooding. River levels in the Kinnersley Manor area are expected to peak later this morning, 13/12/19, whilst the River Mole around Cobham will peak this afternoon or evening, when some minor flooding to riverside areas could be experienced. Further rain showers are forecast in the coming days, these may cause river levels to stay high. No flooding to properties is expected at this time. Please stay safe near rivers in the area and avoid contact with flood water. We will be monitoring this situation and are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated or removed by 4pm today, Friday 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 20:07
River Mole
River levels are high but steady in the Cobham area, but reducing in other parts of the river following the rainfall over recent days. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains in the Cobham area. No further significant rainfall is forecast, and any showers will be scattered and light, causing no reaction in the river. We expect river levels to remain high overnight, before starting to reduce throughout tomorrow. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation and we are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses where there may be some standing water and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/11/2019 by 10am.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 09:53
River Mole
River levels are falling between Horley and Dorking, and are high and steady between Leatherhead and Cobham as a result of rainfall earlier this week. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains in some areas. No further significant rainfall is forecast today or tomorrow, but we may see the odd scattered shower. This should not have any impact on water levels in the river. We expect river levels to remain high around Leatherhead and Cobham throughout today. They will start to reduce overnight tonight but will still be higher than normal tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation, and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses where there may be standing water and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated by 8pm today, 28/11/2019 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 19:32
River Mole
River levels are high but steady between Horley and Sidlow, and high and rising between Brockham and Cobham as a result of rainfall overnight and through today. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further light rainfall is possible overnight, although this is expected to be scattered and unlikely to cause further flooding. We expect river levels to remain high overnight and through tomorrow, 28/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures and actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses as there may be standing water in places and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated if the situation changes, or by 10am tomorrow morning, 28/11/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 13:51
River Mole
River levels are high and steady following the rainfall yesterday and overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours which may cause river levels to rise again. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and overnight, before reducing through tomorrow Thursday 28th November. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers and our operating our structures and defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses and remain aware of your local situation. This message will be updated this evening, 27/11/2019 by 8pm, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 06:19
River Mole
River levels have risen on the river Mole and its tributaries from Kinnersley Manor to South Hersham. This is as a result of persistent rainfall over the last few days and overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land near the river Mole and its tributaries is expected between 6am today and 1pm tomorrow 28/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to increase until the evening and remain high for the next 48 hours. Flooding of properties is not expected at this time. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and checking 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 before 2pm today.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 10:14
River Mole
River levels remain higher than usual as a result of rainfall over the past 36 hours. Consequently, flooding of low lying land in the near the River Mole in the Cobham area remains possible this morning and early afternoon, Friday 15/11/19. We expect river levels throughout the area to remain higher than normal in the coming days as further rain showers could be experienced this evening and over the weekend. We will be monitoring this situation closely and will issue further messages if required. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures in the area. 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 5pm this afernoon, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 17:20
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land near the river in the Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow areas is expected for the rest of the evening, Thursday 14/11/19. Minor flooding to low lying land is also possible in the Leatherhead area this evening, the river level here is expected to peak around midnight. We expect river levels throughout the area to remain higher than normal in the coming days as further rain showers could be experienced tonight and on Friday. We will be monitoring this situation closely in the coming days and will issue further messages if required. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures in the area. 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 9am tomorrow 15/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 08:26
River Mole
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land near the river in the Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow areas is expected to start this morning, Thursday 14/11/19. Minor flooding to low lying land is expected to start in the Leatherhead area late this afternoon, the river level here are expected to peak during this evening. We expect river levels throughout the area to remain higher than normal in the coming days as further rain showers could be experienced this afternoon and on Friday. We will be monitoring this situation closely in the coming days and will issue further messages if required. Our incident response staff are operating our defences and structures in the area. 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 5pm this afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 20:05
River Mole
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall overnight tonight. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land near the river in the Kinnersley Manor area is expected between 6am and 11pm Thursday 14/11/19. We expect river levels from the rain overnight to remain high until Friday morning. Further heavy rainfall is forecast on Friday which may cause river levels to respond further, particularly if they have not returned to normal. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue further messages if necessary. 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 9am Thursday or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 20:51
River Mole
River levels in the area remain high as a result of heavy rainfall in the area yesterday. River levels have now peaked at Kinnersley Manor, however levels are continuing to rise further downstream towards Esher. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to remain high until later this evening, 25/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 10:05
River Mole
River levels in the area remain high as a result of heavy rainfall in the area yesterday. River levels have now peaked at Kinnersley Manor, however levels are continuing to rise further downstream towards Esher. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to remain high until later this afternoon, 25/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 25/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Oct 2019 19:31
River Mole
River levels are rising due to heavy rainfall in the area. As a result, flooding to low lying land and areas close to the River Mole is possible tonight, Thursday 24/10/19, from approximately 9pm. Flooding is mainly expected to affect areas nearest the River Mole between Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow, although there may be other areas of minor flooding. River levels in this area are expected to peak in the early hours tomorrow morning, 25/10/19, the flooding from the river will continue into the afternoon as some further rain showers could be experienced. No flooding to properties is expected at this time. Please stay safe in this area and avoid flooded footpaths and land. We will be monitoring this situation closely and are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated by 10am tomorrow, Friday 25/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 10:52
River Mole
River levels have been rising in the Mole as a result of heavy rainfall. The river has peaked in the Kinnersley Manor area and is expected to remain high throughout today Thursday 13/06/2019. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the River Mole around Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow could continue until 5pm today. River levels are rising around Leatherhead and Cobham but are not expected to cause flooding at this time. Further heavy showers are possible throughout the day and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures, we are prepared to respond if required. Please avoid contact with flood water and remain safe in the area of concern. This message will be updated or removed this evening, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 18:43
River Mole
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of prolonged heavy rainfall over the River Mole area today, Wednesday 12/06/2019. As a result, minor flooding is expected to start from 11pm this evening and continue over night. River levels at Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow are expected to cause flooding of low lying land and roads close to the River Mole. Further rainfall is forecast over the evening tonight, with similar weather expected to continue in the coming days. River levels could remain high during this time. There will be risk of surface water flooding during this time throughout the area. We will be actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to escalate our response if required. Please avoid contact with flood water and remain safe in the area of concern. This message will be updated Thursday morning 13/06/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 10:31
River Mole
River levels remain high following localised thunderstorms. Consequently, we have seen some flooding during the evening, 10 June 2019 and overnight. Tuesday is expected to be drier, but further showers are forecast for Wednesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers in the Middle Mole catchment. 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 Tuesday afternoon 11 June.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jun 2019 20:26
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of localised thunderstorms. Flooding of roads and land is possible from 23:00 on Monday 10 June 2019 and overnight. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land, gardens and roads close to the river. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further thunderstorms are forecast over the next 4 to 6 hours, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and our partners are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers in the Mole catchment. 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 tomorrow morning, Tuesday 11 June 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 07:12
River Mole
Overnight rainfall has not been as high as previously forecast. Consequently, river levels rises this morning are not forecast to cause flood risk impacts. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated by midday, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 20:09
River Mole
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur from 10:30 am tomorrow, 06/03/19, but there is low confidence given the uncertainty of current forecasts. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising early tomorrow morning, 06/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our defences and structures. Please stay aware in case further alerts are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 07:53
River Mole
River levels remain high. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further heavy rainfall is forecast late this evening, 05/03/19 and tomorrow, 06/03/19. We expect river levels to fall today before rising again overnight tonight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please stay aware in case further alerts are issued. This message will be updated this evening, 05/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2019 20:09
River Mole
As a result of heavy rainfall earlier today, river levels will continue to rise. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast tomorrow evening, 05/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 05/03/19. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please stay aware as further flood alerts may be issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2019 15:12
River Mole
As a result of heavy rainfall, river levels have risen and will continue to rise. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the early morning of tomorrow, 05/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 04/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2019 07:40
River Mole
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected between 10:15 am and 19:30 pm today, 04/03/19. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 10 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 13:45 pm on 04/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking our structures for blockages. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2019 09:04
River Mole
River levels remain high in the Cobham area but are beginning to fall. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next few days. River levels have now fallen below the level expected to cause flooding elsewhere. We are closely monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if needed. It is expected that we will be able to remove Flood Alert by 9pm this evening, 10/02/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 20:43
River Mole
River levels remain high in the River Mole, although the risk of further flooding is reducing. The river will remain responsive to any further rainfall. Further rainfall is possible overnight tonight which could cause levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been clearing trash screens and operating gates today and remain ready to respond if needed.. Please remain aware of your local situation and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 9am tomorrow morning, 10/02/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 08:03
River Mole
River levels in the Sidlow area are high as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday afternoon and evening and the river will remain responsive to further rainfall. Levels in the Dorking, Leatherhead and Cobham areas will start to rise later this morning. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and overnight tonight, 09/02/2019. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please remain aware of your local situation and avoid any areas of standing water. This message will be updated by 9pm this evening, 09/02/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2019 20:20
River Mole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from around 02:00 am tomorrow morning Saturday 9 February 2019. There is a possibility of flooding for low lying land, gardens and roads close to the river Mole around Kinnersley Manor. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages and debris from rivers. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2018 14:09
River Mole
Heavy rainfall over the last two nights has caused high water levels in the Middle River Mole. Water levels are expected to remain high throughout Sunday. The weather forecast for the rest of Sunday is generally dry with some possible showers. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the watercourse is possible through the rest of Sunday afternoon and evening. No property flooding is expected. Please take care in areas close to the river and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor water levels and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2018 18:44
River Mole
Heavy rainfall overnight last night has caused water levels in the River Mole to rise. Further heavy showers are forecast overnight tonight, which may cause water levels to rise further. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the watercourse is possible tonight and through Sunday morning. No flooding of property is currently expected, however we are monitoring the situation and will issue flood warnings if required. Please take care in areas close to the river, and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2018 08:51
River Mole
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across South East England. This has meant that the River Mole and its tributaries are now rising. The main areas of concern are the Horley and Brockham areas, where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river this morning (Monday 15th October). We expect the river to remain high throughout this morning though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for, and clearing, blockages in this location. This message will be updated this evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 19:57
River Mole
We have experienced heavy rainfall over the River Mole area today, Friday 29 December. This rainfall combined with that seen over recent days is currently causing the River Mole to rise. River levels are expected to continue to rise into Saturday 30 December. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the River Mole at Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow is expected to start from approximately 7am Saturday. No flooding of properties is expected at this time. Further rainfall over the weekend has the potential to cause the river to remain high in the coming days and to extend the duration of flooding. Please remain safe in the areas of concern. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff ready to remove blockages from the river if required. This message will be updated on the morning of Saturday 30 December or sooner if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 18:58
River Mole
The River Mole around Cobham continues to cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river channel this evening, Thursday 28 December. River levels are currently falling around Cobham, but the level in the general area remains higher than normal due to the rainfall seen over recent days. No flooding of property is currently expected. Further rainfall is forecast for the morning of Friday 29 December and over the weekend. There is the potential for this to cause levels in the River Mole to rise again and stay high in the coming days. We will be monitoring this situation closely. We have had operational staff out on the ground checking watercourses and operating structures. Take care near flooded areas and be aware of future messages. This message will be updated or removed by 10:00am Friday 29 December unless the situation changes in the meantime.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:00
River Mole
River levels along this section of the River Mole continue to remain high due to the rainfall seen over recent days. The River level is expected to reach the highest point anticipated between Leatherhead and Cobham this morning and into this afternoon, Thursday 28 December. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river channel is expected during this time and as river levels begin returning to normal this evening, and over the course of the coming days. River levels upstream of Dorking are already falling. No Flooding of properties is currently expected. Further rainfall is forecast for Friday 29 December and over the weekend, we will be monitoring this situation closely. We have had operational staff out on the ground checking and clearing watercourses of blockages. Take care near flooded areas and be aware of future messages. This message will be updated or removed by 19:00 Thursday 28 December unless the situation changes in the meantime.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 18:59
River Mole
River levels have been rising in response to the rainfall seen over the River Mole area yesterday and today, Wednesday 27 December. River levels have peaked but remain high in the vicinity of Sidlow, whilst river levels between Brockham and Cobham are expected to peak overnight and into tomorrow morning. Flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river channel is expected during this time and as river levels begin returning to normal, over the course of the day (28 December). No Flooding of properties is currently expected. Further rainfall is forecast for Friday 29 December and over the weekend, we will be monitoring this situation closely. We have had operational staff out on the ground today checking and clearing watercourses of blockages. Take care near flooded areas and be aware of future messages. This message will be updated by 09:00 Thursday 28 December unless the situation changes in the meantime.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 09:29
River Mole
Around 20mm of rain has fallen on the Mole catchment through yesterday and overnight into this morning. River levels have risen in response to this rainfall. The River Mole has overtopped its banks in places around Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow. Levels are expected to reach their peak at Sidlow later today. River levels are expected to peak further downstream tomorrow. Flooding of low lying land close to the river channel is expected during this period. Flooding of properties is not currently expected and we do not anticipate issuing a Flood Warning. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 20:41
River Mole
River levels are expected to rise in response to forecast rainfall today and overnight into Wednesday 27 December. The main areas of concern are at Kinnersley Manor and Sidlow, where we anticipate that levels may overtop banks in places. Levels will reach their highest throughout the early hours of the morning tomorrow. Flooding of low lying land close to the river channel is possible during this period. Flooding of properties is not currently expected and we do not anticipate issuing a Flood Warning. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We have had operational staff out on the ground today checking and clearing watercourses. We will update this message tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2017 19:20
River Mole
The River Mole remains high following yesterday’s heavy rainfall. River levels will continue to rise in response to this rainfall in locations downstream of Brockham, this will continue for the next few hours. We expect river levels to remain in bank and no further flooding to low lying land and roads near to the watercourse to occur. The outlook is clear for the next five days. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2017 10:50
River Mole
The River Mole levels have peaked now that that heavy rainfall has passed however the river is still out of bank around Kinnersley. We anticipate that further downstream between Kinnersley and Leatherhead, the River Mole will continue to rise throughout the day so flooding of low lying land remains possible. We do not anticipate flooding of properties at this time. The outlook is clear for the next five days. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2017 20:05
River Mole
During Wednesday morning and afternoon we have seen heavy rainfall across the Mole catchment. The catchment has received in excess of 40 mm of rainfall in the past 12 hours. River levels downstream of Horley are expected to rise throughout the night resulting in flooding to low lying land and roads. Further rainfall, potentially heavy, is forecast for this evening. Flooding from surface water may occur and driving conditions may be difficult. We expect the river to remain high for the remainder of this evening and early tomorrow morning. No further rainfall is forecast for Thursday. We are constantly monitoring river levels and weather forecasts and have staff on standby to attend to any blockages in the river. This message will be updated Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.