Flood Warning Info - Broadbridge Heath to Pallingham Quay on the River Arun

Area Description

The River Arun from Broadbridge Heath to Pallingham Quay, including Broadbridge Heath, Slinfold, Wanford Mill, Gibbons Mill, Newbridge, and Pallingham Lock.
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 08:53
River Arun
River levels are still high on the Arun, but are now falling between Broadbridge Heath and Pallingham. Flood impacts will continue to affect properties, roads, gardens and fields, Including mill buildings and properties near the River in Broadbridge Heath, Wanford and Pallingham. Please take care in and around flood affected areas, flood water can contain hidden dangers. Only isolated showers are expected until Thursday 20/2/2020. These showers are unlikely to cause river levels to rise significantly, if at all. River levels may not return to normal until Monday evening in the upper reaches, or Tuesday afternoon 18/2/2020 for Newbridge and Pallingham. Please keep flood protection products installed. Our automatic sluice at Provender Mill is operating to help reduce the risk of flooding through Horsham. We will update this message by 11:00 18/2/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:25
River Arun
Water levels in the River Arun are high and rising steadily following 50 mm of persistent rain since Saturday 15/02/2020. This is a significant amount in a short period of time. From 18:00 this evening 16/02/2020 isolated flooding impacts are expected to affect a small number of properties (Isolated mill buildings and properties close to the River Arun). Broadbridge Heath, Wanford and Pallingham may experience flooding to land and maybe buildings. Rain is expected tomorrow 17/02/2020 but is not expected to increase water levels. The river will peak by 23:30 tonight 16/02/2020, returning to normal by Monday afternoon 17/02/2020. Flood protection products are recommended to be installed in Wanford, if you have them. Our automatic sluice at Wanford is open as far as possible to help reduce the risk of flooding. This message will be updated by 20:00 17/02/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:58
River Arun
River levels are still high following Saturday's rain. Flooding will continue. Locations to be affected will include isolated mill buildings, and properties close to the River Arun, particularly in (but not exclusively) Broadbridge Heath, Wanford and Pallingham. Fields, gardens and rural roads will also be affected. River levels will peak and begin to fall by 13:00 today through Broadbridge Heath and Wanford, but will not begin to fall through Pallingham until 23:00 tonight 22/12/2019. Sunday and Monday should stay largely dry, but there is the possibility of heavy showers on Tuesday 24/12/2019, which may cause river levels to rise again. Flood protection products are recommended to remain installed in Wanford, if you have them. Our automatic sluice at Wanford is open as far as possible to help reduce the risk of flooding. We will update this message by 12:00 23/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 15:27
River Arun
River levels are still high following Friday’s heavy rain. More widespread rain is forecast from 17:00 today 21/12/2019, until 08:00 22/12/2019. Flooding is possible from 21:00 21/12/2019. Locations to be affected will include isolated mill buildings, and properties close to the River Arun, particularly in (but not exclusively) Broadbridge Heath, Wanford and Pallingham. Fields, gardens and rural roads will also be affected. River levels will continue to rise until 09:00 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. Flood protection products are recommended to be installed in Wanford, if you have them. Our automatic sluice at Wanford is open as far as possible to help reduce the risk of flooding. We will update this message by 12:00 22/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:59
River Arun
Following nearly a month’s rainfall over the past week, and 20mm Thursday night, river levels are still very high on the River Arun. Flood impacts will likely continue until Sunday 22/12/2019. Locations likely to be affected include isolated mill buildings and properties close to the River Arun, particularly in (but not exclusively) Broadbridge Heath, Wanford and Pallingham. Fields, gardens and rural roads will also be affected. 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 in Wanford, if you have them. Our automatic sluice at Wanford is open as far as possible to help reduce the risk. We will update this message by 17:00 21/12/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 10:03
River Arun
Following nearly a month’s rainfall over the past week and 20mm Thursday night, river levels are high and rising on the River Arun. Flooding is expected from 12:00 20/12/2019. Locations to be affected will include isolated mill buildings and properties close to the River Arun, particularly in (but not exclusively) Broadbridge Heath, Wanford and Pallingham. Fields, gardens and rural roads will also be affected. The widespread rain will shortly clear, leaving a largely dry day on Friday, apart from isolated showers. Widespread rain will return from 15:00 Saturday 21/12/2019. River levels will continue to rise until 12:00 21/12/2019, but further increases should be expected Saturday evening (21/12/2019) following the next band of rain. Flood protection products are recommended to be installed in Wanford, if you have them. Our automatic sluice at Wanford is open as far as possible to help reduce the risk of flooding. We will update this message by 21:00 20/12/2019.