Flood Alert Info - Bow and Piddle Brook

Area Description

Bow and Piddle Brook.
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

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 6 Feb 2021 15:29
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 11am Sunday 07/02/2021 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Feb 2021 16:40
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday evening 05/02/2021. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm Saturday 06/02/2021 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Feb 2021 19:42
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur from 4am on 05/02/2021. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday evening 05/02/2021. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated at 5pm Friday 05/02/2021


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 15:30
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next week which will cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on Monday, 01/02/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 08:37
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next week which will cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on Sunday, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 15:21
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may cause river levels to rise again We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on Sunday, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 07:52
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm today Saturday, 30/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 16:43
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on Saturday, 30/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 08:43
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on Friday, 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 16:00
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on Friday, 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 08:48
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We will monitor for any further impacts. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on Thursday, 28/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2021 19:31
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 5am on Thursday morning, 28/01/21. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We will monitor for any further impacts. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on Thursday, 28/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2021 15:03
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. No significant rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, but we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9:00am on Saturday, 23/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2021 07:57
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. No significant rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, but we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm Friday 22/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 15:55
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00, Friday 22/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 08:34
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 16:00, Thursday 21/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 15:47
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight and into Thursday, 21/01/21. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9:00am Thursday, 21/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 13:46
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight and into Thursday, 21/01/21. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 20/01/21 by 16:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2020 08:29
Piddle, Bow
River levels are falling slowly, but still high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days, but there is a risk of some wintry showers. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, Tuesday 29/12/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Wednesday, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 08:54
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. No significant rainfall is expected over the next few days, but there is a risk of some wintry showers. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00am on Tuesday, 29/12/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 07:01
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 27/12/20.. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00am on Monday, 28/12/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 06:20
Piddle, Bow
River levels are falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast on 26/12/20. We expect river levels to remain high through the weekend. 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 by 10am on Sunday, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2020 08:29
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast on 26/12/20. We expect river levels to remain high through the weekend. 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 by 10am on Saturday, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 12:59
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 on Friday, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 07:26
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 6pm on Thursday, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 17:57
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels had fallen below the flood alert threshold at the Besford Bridge gauge, but are rising again today 23/12/20. Further rainfall is forecast tonight, Wednesday 23/12/20. We expect river levels to respond accordingly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 09:50
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels had fallen below the flood alert threshold at the Besford Bridge gauge, but are rising again today 23/12/20. Further rainfall is forecast today, Wednesday 23/12/20. We expect river levels to respond accordingly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 6pm on Wednesday 23/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2020 17:57
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels had fallen below the flood alert threshold at the Besford Bridge gauge, but are rising again, which is forecast to continue for the next few days. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 36 hours. We expect river levels to respond accordingly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 on 23/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2020 09:32
Piddle, Bow
River levels have fallen below the flood alert threshold at the Besford Bridge river gauge, though they are rising again as a result of further rainfall, which is forecast to continue for the next few days. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and checking defences. 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 6pm on 22/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2020 16:46
Piddle, Bow
River levels are currently dropping at the Besford Bridge river gauge though may rise again as a result of forecast rain today and over the next few days. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rain is forecast over the next few days. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 on 22/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2020 07:58
Piddle, Bow
River levels are currently dropping at the Besford Bridge river gauge though may rise again as a result of forecast rain today and over the next few days. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rain is forecast over the next few days. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 21/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2020 16:45
Piddle, Bow
River levels will remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further blustery showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 8am on 21/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2020 08:11
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected today 20/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 20/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2020 16:19
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected today 19/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 8am on 20/12/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2020 07:03
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected this morning Saturday 19/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 19/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2020 16:28
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected in the early hours of Saturday 19/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and liaising with emergency services. 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 8am on 19/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 15:56
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further showers are possible the next 48 hours and rain is also forecast on Thursday 08/10/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am tomorrow, Tuesday 06/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 07:42
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further showers are possible until Wednesday 07/10/2020. We expect river levels to begin falling later this afternoon, Monday 05/10/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm today, Monday 05/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 15:41
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further showers and spells of rain are possible until Wednesday 07/10/2020. We expect river levels to peak this evening, Sunday 04/10/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on Monday 05/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 07:48
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Rainfall is set to continue for the next 6 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 11:00 am today 04/10/20 and 07:00 am tomorrow, 05/10/20. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Local Authorities. 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 4:00 pm on 04/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 12:05
Piddle, Bow
River levels are falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may be occurring. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7pm on Sunday 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:29
Piddle, Bow
River levels are falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may be occurring. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8pm on Sunday 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 02:18
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may be occurring. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 18:08
Piddle, Bow
River levels are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 3am on Sunday 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:21
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6pm on Saturday 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 01:36
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from 7am Saturday 29/02/2020. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast overnight Friday into Saturday 29/02/2020. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Saturday 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 19:15
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from 5am Saturday, 29/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast today, 28/02/2020 and Saturday. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 2am on Saturday 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:35
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high and are falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Flooding continues to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 10am Tuesday 18/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:16
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high and are falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Flooding continues to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 3am Tuesday 18/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 10:23
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high, but are now falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Flooding continues to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 6pm Monday, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 02:19
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high, but are now falling at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Flooding continues to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 10am Monday, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:02
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues affect roads and farmland. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 4am Monday, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 05:07
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising again at the Besford Bridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding may affect roads and farmland today, 16/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise and remain high into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 6pm Sunday, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 18:25
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising again at the Besford Bridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is forecast to begin from midnight Saturday, 15/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise and remain high into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 9am Sunday, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 08:35
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm 15/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 06:06
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm 15/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 17:11
Piddle, Bow
River levels continue to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. 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 by 9am, 15/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 09:23
Piddle, Bow
River levels continue to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours with storm Dennis forecast to bring further heavy rainfall over the weekend. we expect river levels to remain high throughout today and over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on 14/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 16:55
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 13/02/20. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 72 hours from storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on 14/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 13:53
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 2pm today, 13/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 72 hours from storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today and over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 7pm today, 13/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 17:57
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high and is beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues today, 11/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours and weather conditions remain unsettled throughout the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 8am, 12/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 12:37
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues today, 11/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours and weather conditions remain unsettled throughout the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 7pm, 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 08:40
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues today, 11/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours and weather conditions remain unsettled throughout the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 1pm, 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 15:04
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 15:00 today, 10/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further showers are forecast over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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, 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 08:22
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high at the Besford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall, but are now beginning to fall. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A peak level at the Besford Bridge river gauge of 2.5m occurred on, 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Monday, 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 15:43
Piddle, Bow
River levels are falling slowly but remain high at the Besford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Predicted peak:- Besford river gauge peaked at 2.5m on Saturday morning 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am Monday the 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:46
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Besford river gauge peaked at 2.5m on Saturday morning 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 16:52
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Predicted peak:- Besford river gauge peaked at 2.5m on Saturday morning 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on 22/12/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 08:11
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Predicted peak at the Besford river gauge 2.4 to 2.7m is expected Saturday afternoon 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 16:16
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Predicted peak at the Besford river gauge 2.2 to 2.5m is expected Saturday morning 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 07:58
Piddle, Bow
Further rain is forecast later today and tomorrow which could cause levels to rise at the Besford river gauge. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A predicted peak at the Besford river gauge of between 1.85 to 1.95m is expected Friday evening, 20/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 19:46
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight tonight the 19/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, that may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 19:17
Piddle, Bow
Heavy rain is forecast over today and the next few days which could cause levels to rise at the Besford river gauge. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. If rainfall materialises as forecast, the predicted peak at the Besford river gauge is between 2.2 to 2.4m Thursday afternoon 19/12/83. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00am on 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 15:12
Piddle, Bow
This Flood Alert has been removed. River levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this alert if necessary. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 36 hours. We continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 07:02
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Little further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on the 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 20:26
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on the 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 15:02
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 15/12/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9pm this evening, 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 11:08
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 15/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 07:06
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today, 14/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours and, as a result, we expect river levels to remain high until Monday 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 16:57
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours and, as a result, we expect river levels to remain high until Monday 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 13:28
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected this afternoon, Friday 13/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours and, as a result, we expect river levels to remain high until Monday 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2019 09:55
Piddle, Bow
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Wednesday 27/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 16:29
Piddle, Bow
River levels are currently high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Wednesday 27/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Nov 2019 09:49
Piddle, Bow
River levels are currently high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm Wednesday, 26/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 16:16
Piddle, Bow
River levels are currently high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge. As a result of recent rainfall, river levels are forecast to rise again. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am Tuesday, 26/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2019 09:21
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Monday 25/11/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels are expected to remain steady today, however, further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm Monday, 25/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 16:45
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday 24/11/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels are expected to remain steady today, but further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am Monday, 25/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 09:42
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday 24/11/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels are expected to fall later today but, further rainfall is forecast over the next few days and consequently there is potential for river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm Sunday, 24/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 16:55
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight Saturday 23/11/2019 We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am tomorrow, 24/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 07:27
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising today, 23/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm this evening, 23/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 17:54
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 3am on Saturday 23/11/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising overnight into Saturday 23/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am tomorrow morning 23/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 20:19
Piddle, Bow
River levels continue to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A peak level of 3.3m occurred at the Besford Bridge gauge on Friday morning 15/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6am on Sunday 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 12:19
Piddle, Bow
River levels continue to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A peak of 3.3m occurred on Friday morning 15/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8pm on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 07:26
Piddle, Bow
River levels continue to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A peak of 3.3m has happened on Friday morning 15/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2pm on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 04:35
Piddle, Bow
River levels continue to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A predicted peak of 3.3m has happened on Friday 15/11/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours but we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 18:51
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall slowly at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Peaked at 3.3m Friday morning, 15/11/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast but we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6am on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 12:26
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A predicted peak at Besford Bridge of between 3.2 to 3.3m is expected this morning. No further significant rainfall is forecast but we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9pm on Friday 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 04:59
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected today Friday 15/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. A predicted peak at Besford Bridge of between 3.2 to 3.3m is expected today 15/11/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast but we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1 pm on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:46
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected from Thursday afternoon onwards 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6am on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 14:16
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected from Thursday afternoon onwards 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9:00pm on 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 09:05
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast for Thursday 14/11/19. There is uncertainty over the amount and location of rainfall expected. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring the situation closely and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. The forecast for Friday 15/11/19 is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2pm on Thursday 14/11/19 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:36
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast overnight tonight and through tomorrow Thursday 14/11/19. There is uncertainty over the amount and location of rainfall expected. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring the situation closely and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. The forecast for Friday 15/11/19 is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am Thursday 14/11/19 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 15:43
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 11/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 12/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Tuesday 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 06:42
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 12/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Monday 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 16:04
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 12/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 08:04
Piddle, Bow
River levels are forecast to rise at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 13:00 today, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 12/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Nov 2019 07:44
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from Sunday afternoon, 03/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:00 on 04/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 16:40
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected this afternoon. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 04/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 13:56
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected this afternoon. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:00 on 03/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 09:50
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 18:00 today, 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 18:15
Piddle, Bow
Heavy rain has fallen, which is causing river levels to rise. Consequently, flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10am on Monday 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 10:33
Piddle, Bow
Heavy rain has fallen, which is causing river levels to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 27/10/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 18:00 today, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:25
Piddle, Bow
Heavy rain has fallen, which is causing river levels to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today until at least tomorrow 27/10/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10:00 tomorrow, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 12:55
Piddle, Bow
Heavy rain has fallen, which is causing river levels to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today until at least tomorrow 27/10/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed 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 19:00 today, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 07:38
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast which could affect your area over the next 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning until 23:00 today, 26/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels may remain high until 23:00 on 26/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed 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 13:00 today, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 02:30
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast which could affect your area over the next 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning until 23:00 today, 26/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels may remain high until 23:00 on 26/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed 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 09:00 this morning, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 17:04
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast which could affect your area over the next 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight until 23:00 tomorrow, 26/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. River levels may remain high until 23:00 on 26/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed 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 08:00 tomorrow morning, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 15:20
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning the 03/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 03/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 08:53
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 08:00 and 21:00 today, 02/10/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. No further rainfall is forecast until Thursday evening. We expect river levels to remain high until 21:00 on 02/10/19. 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 by 16:00 on Wednesday 02/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 09:04
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooding. Predicted peaks: Besford Bridge 1.7 m to 2.0 m tomorrow morning 02/10/2019. We expect river levels to remain high until the 03/10/19. 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 15:00 on 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:19
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the 03/10/19. 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 09:00 on 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 15:59
Piddle, Bow
River levels are high but steady at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the 03/10/19. 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 21:00 on 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 10:14
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 11:00 today, 30/09/2019. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We expect river levels to remain high until Thursday 03/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 30/09/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2019 08:20
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall, but are beginning to fall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further localised showers expected today, 16/06/2019. River levels peaked on Friday 14/06/2019, with no further rise forecast. 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 this afternoon, 16/06/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 18:53
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall, but are beginning to fall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River Levels peaked yesterday evening, 14/06/2019, with no further rise forecast. 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, 16/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 12:48
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River Levels peaked yesterday evening, 14/06/2019 and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. 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 this evening, 15/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jun 2019 08:35
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. River Levels peaked yesterday evening, 14/06/2019 and we expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 16/06/2019. 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 this afternoon, 15/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 18:00
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. A forecast peak range of between 2.6 and 2.7 metres is expected this evening. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated at 8:00am on 15/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 12:49
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. A forecast peak range of between 2.5 and 2.8 metres is expected this afternoon. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7 pm on 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 07:05
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. A forecast peak range of between 2.1 and 2.2 metres is expected this morning. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 13:00 on 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 18:18
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising slowly at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning. Further rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days and this may cause levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 14/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 13:52
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning. Further rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days and this may cause levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 13/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 11:04
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected/possible between 09:00 and 12:00 today, 13/03/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high until 15:00 on 13/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 13/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 07:42
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected/possible between 09:00 and 12:00 today, 13/03/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high until 15:00 on 13/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 13/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2019 16:11
Piddle, Bow
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Erik. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high until 21:00 on 11/02/18. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed 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 11 Feb 2019 08:51
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Erik. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to remain high until 20:00 on 11/02/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed 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 20 Dec 2018 07:46
Piddle, Bow
River levels are steady but beginning to fall slowly at the Besford Bridge river gauge after persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershore. Local fords may also be flooding. We expect river levels to continue falling today the 20/12/18. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 20/12/18, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2018 20:35
Piddle, Bow
River levels have risen at the Besford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 23:00 Wednesday and 09:00 tomorrow, 20/12/18. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the Brooks from Webheath to Defford. Other locations that may be affected include Crowle, Wickenham, Peopleton, Pinvin and Pershorel. Local fords may also be flooding. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 09:00 on 20/12/18. 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 08:00 on 19/12/18, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2018 08:08
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure, as heavy rain and storms have been forecast for this area for this morning Saturday 28th July. There is uncertainty however, over the amount and location of the rainfall, any storms are likely to be very localised and many areas may remain dry. Where these storms do occur there is a risk of localised surface water flooding and flooding from smaller faster responding rivers , flooding of low lying land can be expected. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. We will update this message on Saturday by 4:00 pm or as the situation changes. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Sunday's forecast is for cooler temperatures and further heavy rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 09:28
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure, as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area from midday today,Friday 27th July until 1 am Saturday 28th July. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms, any storms are likely to be very localised and many areas may remain dry. Where thunderstorms do occur there is a risk of localised surface water flooding and flooding from smaller faster responding rivers , flooding of low lying land can be expected. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. We will update this message on Saturday by 9:00 am or as the situation changes. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Saturday and Sunday's forecast is for cooler temperatures and occasional showers.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2018 15:27
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight 26th July and into Friday 27th July. There is uncertainty however over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Saturday and Sunday's forecast is for cooler temperatures and occasional showers.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:39
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert remains in force as localised thunderstorms are expected during Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but there is a risk in some locations of thunderstorms occurring in the early part of the day, the overall outlook for the next couple of days is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 19:30
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast overnight on Friday and into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 15:38
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 12:26
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 07:36
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 20:38
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 18:14
Piddle, Bow
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday evening and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:25
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 5 pm on Wednesday or if the situation changes. River levels have reached their highest and are now expected to fall. At 9am today; The level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.46 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 2.24 metres occurred overnight on Tuesday. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could continue to be affected by flooding during today.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:52
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 10 am on Wednesday or if the situation changes. River levels have reached their highest and are now expected to fall. At 3:45 pm on Tuesday; The level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.91 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 2.24 metres occurred overnight on Monday. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could continue to be affected by flooding during today.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 08:03
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Tuesday or if the situation changes. River levels have reached their highest and are now expected to fall. At 7 am today; The level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.14 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 2.24 metres occurred overnight on Monday. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could continue to be affected by flooding during today.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 15:30
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 10:00 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. River levels are currently rising due to rain overnight on Sunday, and Monday morning. At 3:30 pm today; The level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.87 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.0 and 2.3 metres is expected to occur overnight tonight. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding until Wednesday.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:37
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. River levels are currently rising due to rain overnight, and further rain and showers is forecast for this morning. At 7 am today; The level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.63 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.1 and 2.5 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding until Wednesday.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 17:39
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Monday or if the situation changes. River levels are currently falling slowly after rainfall on Friday. Further rainfall overnight on Sunday and into Monday is expected to cause renewed rises in river levels. At Besford Bridge Gauge, a peak level of 2.43 metres occurred on Saturday afternoon. A further peak level of between 2.2 and 2.5 metres is expected to occur on Tuesday afternoon as a result of the rainfall overnight. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding until Wednesday.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:09
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Monday or if the situation changes. River levels are currently falling slowly after rainfall on Friday. Further rainfall overnight on Sunday and into Monday is expected to cause renewed rises in river levels. At Besford Bridge Gauge, a peak level of 2.43 metres occurred on Saturday afternoon. A further peak level of between 2.2 and 2.5 metres is expected to occur on Tuesday afternoon as a result of the rainfall overnight. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding until Wednesday.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:45
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 16:00 pm on Sunday or of the situation changes. River levels are currently falling slowly after rainfall on Friday. These levels are expected to continue to fall on Sunday before further rainfall overnight and into Monday. At Besford Bridge Gauge, a peak level of 2.43 metres occurred on Saturday afternoon. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding until Wednesday. Expected levels as a result of the rainfall overnight will be provided in the next update.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 15:27
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. Rainfall overnight on Friday has led to a rise in river levels. Highest river levels in this area are expected on Saturday evening. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding. At 2:30 pm on Saturday; Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.41 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.4 and 2.6 metres is expected to occur overnight on Saturday. A small amount of showery rain is expected until Sunday evening, which will allow river levels to fall during the day on Sunday. Heavy rainfall is however forecast overnight on Sunday and into Monday and is likely to lead to a further rise in river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 08:30
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 4:00 pm on Saturday or if the situation changes. Rainfall overnight on Friday has led to a rise in river levels. Highest river levels in this area are expected on Saturday evening. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding. At 8:00 am on Saturday; Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.0 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.1 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur on Saturday evening. A small amount of showery rain is expected over the next 48 hours, allowing river levels to fall into Sunday. Heavy rainfall is however forecast on Monday and is likely to lead to a further rise in river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 17:10
Piddle, Bow
This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Saturday or if the situation changes. Forecast rainfall overnight on Friday is expected to cause river levels to rise. Highest river levels are expected overnight on Saturday. Low lying areas of farmland and roads adjacent to the Bow Brook could be affected by flooding. At 5:00 pm on Friday; Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.45 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.3 metres is expected to occur overnight on Saturday. Heavy rainfall on Monday is likely to lead to further river level rises.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 16:51
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 10 am tomorrow or if the situation changes At 5 pm today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.93 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 2.04 metres occurred this morning at 7:30 am.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 08:07
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 6 pm today or if the situation changes At 7:30 am today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.04 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.0 and 2.1 metres is expected to occur this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 16:42
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 9 am tuesday or if the situation changes At 4:20 am today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.72 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.60 and 1.80 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 08:05
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 5 pm on today or if the situation changes At 7:30 am today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.51 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.0 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 16:25
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 9 am on Monday or if the situation changes At 4 pm today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.82 metres and steady. A peak level of 2.04 metres occurred at 4:15 am Sunday morning. Be advised that further rain is expected tonight, Sunday the 11 March, which is likely to cause further river response.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 08:28
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes At 8 am today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.00 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.04 metres occurred at 4:15 am this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 16:38
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.66 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 14:21
Piddle, Bow
River levels are rising as a result of recent rain. This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 2 pm today the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.58 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 15:24
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.94 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.0 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur tonight.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 08:41
Piddle, Bow
Due to overnight rain and recent snow melt, there is a risk of some localised flooding today. This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.85 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur later this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 16:56
Piddle, Bow
Due to forecast overnight rain and recent snow melt, there is a risk of some localised flooding early tomorrow. This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 4:30 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.65 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur tomorrow afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 15:50
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 8am on Tuesday 23rd January or if the situation changes. At 3pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.13 metres and steady. A peak level is currently occuring.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 07:14
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 4:00 pm on Monday 22nd January or if the situation changes. At 6:40 am today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.88 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.8 and 2 metres is expected to occur this afternoon. River levels may remain elevated over the next few days due to the rainfall that occurred on Sunday 21st January. Please remain vigilant.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 15:11
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message will be updated by 8:00 tomorrow morning or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.21 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.7and 2.2 metres is expected to occur tomorrow afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 08:55
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 5 pm on Friday 29th December or as the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.44 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred Wednesday overnight. Further rain is forecasted this morning which could cause river levels to rise once again.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 20:03
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Friday 29th December or as the situation changes. At 7:30 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.87 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 15:50
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 8 pm on Thursday 28th December or as the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.98 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred last night.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:43
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Thursday 28th December or as the situation changes. At 8:40 am today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.21 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:09
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 9 am on Thursday 28th December or as the situation changes. At 4:00 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 2.09 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of 2.1 to 2.2 metres is expected to occur overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:57
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow overnight and into this morning has resulted in river levels rising. Rivers may continue to rise and remain high due to snow melt. At 7:20 am today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.94 metres and rising. A peak level of up to 2.3 metres is expected to occur on Wednesday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:33
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected overnight on Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 9:15 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 1.37 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.5 and 2.0 metres is expected to occur on Wednesday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:07
Piddle, Bow
This message contains gauge information for Besford Bridge. This message is due to be updated by 10 pm on Tuesday 26th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and overnight into the morning of Wednesday 27th December. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 2.40 pm today; the level at the Besford Bridge Gauge was 0.82 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.5 and 2.0 metres is expected to occur on Wednesday afternoon.