Flood Alert Info - River Ebble and tributaries

Area Description

Tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton.
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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 11:23
Ebble
River levels have risen at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and saturated ground. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 05/03/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. 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 Friday, 06/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 07:38
Ebble
River levels have risen at the Ebbesbourne Wake 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 Alvediston and Nunton Further rainfall is forecast today. 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 26 Feb 2020 10:40
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to previous rainfall over the past week. We expect flooding to affect tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. We expect further showery rainfall over the next few days to sustain the current high river levels. High groundwater levels are being topped up by the repeated bands of rainfall and so we expect river levels to remain high for some time. Our incident response staff are in contact with community flood wardens and volunteers. Please consider installing property flood resilience equipment and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Friday 28/02/20, or as the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 15:21
Ebble
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to previous rainfall over the past week. We expect flooding to affect tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. We expect Monday’s rainfall to sustain the current high river levels until Wednesday when further more significant rainfall is currently forecast which has the potential to cause river levels to rise further. High groundwater levels are being topped up by the repeated bands of rainfall and so we expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. Our incident response staff are in contact with community flood wardens and volunteers. Please consider installing property flood resilience equipment and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation..


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 11:31
Ebble
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to previous rainfall from Storm Dennis last weekend. High groundwater levels are adding to river levels; consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further light rainfall is forecast later on Saturday afternoon and overnight into Sunday which is likely to cause river levels on the Ebble to rise over the weekend although we are not expecting Flood Warning levels which directly affect property to be reached. We expect flooding to affect tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to 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 on Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 12:29
Ebble
River levels are high but steady at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to previous rainfall. High groundwater levels are adding to river levels; consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. Further showers are forecast over the next few days until Sunday. River levels can rise very quickly in response to 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 on Friday 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 14:55
Ebble
River levels are high but steady at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to previous rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. 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 17:34
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 17:00 18/2/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 19:56
Ebble
River levels are rising at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 12:21
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow, 18/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 10:52
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow, 17/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 13:21
Ebble
River levels are rising at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow, 16/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 20:26
Ebble
River levels are rising at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow, 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2019 15:43
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the previous band of rainfall and saturated ground conditions. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. Although the weather has been more settled recently, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2019 11:54
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the recent rainfall and saturated ground conditions. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. The forecast for the next few days is drier, however, we would expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 17:27
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of the recent rainfall and saturated ground conditions. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. The forecast for the next few days is drier, however, we would expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 17:27
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. More showery rainfall is forecast for the coming days. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels will respond quickly to any further rainfall. 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. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 13:45
Ebble
River levels remain high at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. More heavy rainfall is forecast overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels will respond quickly to any further rainfall. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 11:03
Ebble
River levels remain high but are falling at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels will respond quickly to any further rainfall. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 18/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 11:02
Ebble
River levels remain high but are falling at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels will respond quickly to any further rainfall. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 07:36
Ebble
River levels remain high but are falling at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels will respond quickly to any further rainfall. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 09:14
Ebble
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels will respond quickly to any further rainfall. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 13:16
Ebble
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 16:52
Ebble
River levels are rising at the Ebbesbourne Wake river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton. River levels can rise very quickly in response to heavy rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 16:17
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Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels in the area remain above flood alert thresholds after a period of persistent wet weather. There is further rainfall expected at the weekend with more settled weather expected next week. We will continue to monitor the river levels and update this message if the situation changes. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it remains operational.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 14:21
Ebble
Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels in the area remain above flood alert thresholds after a period of persistent wet weather. The rainfall has generally passed out of the area with more settled weather expected. We will continue to monitor the river levels and update this message if the situation changes. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it remains operational.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 12:02
Ebble
Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels remain above flood alert thresholds after a wet holiday period. A slight respite on Thursday and Friday will be followed by more unsettled weather over the weekend and next week. River levels will remain high over the weekend. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it is operational.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 15:31
Ebble
Groundwater levels have risen considerably across Cranborne Chase in the last 72 hours, which when combined with heavy overnight rainfall means that current levels will be maintained until the middle of the week. Property flooding from the river is not expected, however watermeadows and side roads may be affected..


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 15:03
Ebble
Water levels in the River Ebble and tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton are expected to rise. We are forecast to have heavy and persistent rain through the night and in to Monday morning. Rivers are likely to respond.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 17:49
Ebble
Water levels in the River Ebble and tributaries between Alvediston and Nunton are rising and are forecast to exceed bankful conditions. We are expecting further rain this evening and overnight and the river may continue to rise.