Flood Warning Info - Slaugham to Ardingly

Area Description

River Ouse and tributaries from Slaugham to Ardingly including the Shell Brook.
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 21 Dec 2019 16:30
Ouse
River levels have fallen following Friday’s heavy rain. However, widespread rain is forecast from 17:00 today 21/12/2019, until 08:00 22/12/2019, and rivers will rise in response to this rainfall. Flooding is possible from 23:00 21/12/2019. Locations to be affected will include Slaugham Place, Brantridge Lane and fields, rural roads in Ardingly, as well as Ardingly Shell Brook cottages. River levels will peak by 17:00 22/12/2019, and then slowly fall. Sunday and Monday should stay largely dry, but rain is forecast for Tuesday (24/12/2019), which may cause river levels to rise again. Please install flood protection products now, if you have them. We are monitoring levels and forecasts. We will update this message by 12:00 22/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:59
Ouse
Following nearly a month’s rainfall over the past week, and 20mm Thursday night, river levels are still very high on the River Ouse. Flood impacts will likely continue until Sunday 22/12/2019. Locations to be affected will include Slaugham Place, Brantridge Lane and fields, rural roads in Ardingly, as well as Ardingly Shell Brook cottages. A small amount of rain in the early hours of Saturday will be followed by more widespread rain between 17:00 Saturday 21/12/2019, and 08:00 Sunday 22/12/2019. While river levels may fall slightly Friday night and Saturday morning, by Sunday (22/12/2019) river levels will return to heights similar to those experienced on Friday, if not higher. Please keep flood protection products installed, if you have them. We are monitoring levels and forecasts. We will update this message by 17:00 21/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 08:20
Ouse
Following nearly a month’s rainfall over the past week and 20mm Thursday night, river levels are high and rising on the River Ouse. Flooding is expected from 09:00 20/12/2019. Locations to be affected will include Slaugham Place, Brantridge Lane, fields and rural roads in Ardingly, as well as Ardingly Shell Brook cottages. The widespread rain should clear from 09:00 20/12/2019, leaving a largely dry day Friday, apart from isolated showers. Widespread rain will return from 15:00 Saturday 21/12/2019. River levels will continue to rise until 14:00 20/12/2019, but further increases should be expected Saturday evening (21/12/2019) following the next band of rain. Please install flood protection products now, if you have them. We are monitoring levels and forecasts. We will update this message by 21:00 20/12/2019.