Flood Alert Info - Upper Avon and tributaries

Area Description

Tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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

Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 11:21
Avon
River levels have risen at the Upavon East river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to further rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely 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 and refer to local authority website for local road closures. This message will be updated on Wednesday 04/03/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 14:55
Avon
River levels have risen at the Upavon East river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to further rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely 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 and refer to local authority website for local road closures. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 12:27
Avon
River levels are high but steady at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to rainfall. We expect flooding to affect tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours, with more heavy rainfall forecast for thursday 20/02/20. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 17:00 on 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:56
Avon
River levels have risen at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today and tomorrow, 18/02/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in contact with community flood wardens and volunteers. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 14:12
Avon
River levels are forecast to rise along the Upper Avon. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury. This is in response to the heavy rainfall forecast with Storm Dennis this weekend which will be falling on saturated ground. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring conditions and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 10:52
Avon
River levels remain high at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to further rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, 17/01/2020


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 13:47
Avon
River levels remain high at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to further rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated 16/01/2020


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 17:07
Avon
River levels are forecast to rise at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to further rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated 15/01/2020


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 17:14
Avon
River levels remain high at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury. Further showery rainfall is forecast for the coming days and we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:27
Avon
River levels are forecast to rise at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight, 19/12/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury. Further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high for the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 13:07
Avon
River levels are forecast to rise at the Amesbury river gauge as a result of heavy overnight rainfall tonight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 23:00 today, 18/12/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Upavon and Salisbury. Further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high for the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.