Flood Warnings

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England

The Environment Agency
  1. Flood warning

    Areas affected: The Essex coast at Coalhouse Fort and surrounding marshland

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 08:27 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is expected - immediate action required

    This message has been issued because flooding of the Fort and associated car park and playground area is likely between 11.45am and 1.45pm today, Monday 26th September. Tides are expected to be higher than usual, due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. Areas most at risk are Coalhouse Fort and car park, and the low lying land between the Fort and Coalhouse Point. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Southend of 3.41 mAODN at 12.45pm, Monday 26th September, which is 0.57m above tide tables, wind Force 5, North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Flood water is dangerous. Don't put yourself or others at risk. We are monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate. We will update this message by 2pm today, Monday 26th September.

    Issued at: 08:27 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  2. Flood alert

    Areas affected: Humber estuary from Spurn Point to Winestead Outfall

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 10:15 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    Strong winds and spring tides may cause large waves and spray overtopping on the coast and Humber Estuary tonight and tomorrow morning. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during coming tides. Areas most at risk include low lying coastal frontages, in particular around Kilnsea and Spurn Road . Flooding is possible between 19:45 and 22:00 today, Monday 26/09/2022, and between 07:45 and 10:45 tomorrow morning, Tuesday 27/09/2022. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this alert if necessary. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 11:00 AM on 27/09/2022, or as the situation changes.

    Issued at: 10:15 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  3. Flood alert

    Areas affected: North Sea coast at Withernsea, Easington and Kilnsea

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 10:13 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    Strong winds and spring tides may cause large waves and spray overtopping on the coast and Humber Estuary tonight and tomorrow morning. Tides are expected to be higher than usual due to the forecast weather conditions during coming tides. Areas most at risk include low lying coastal frontages, in particular around Kilnsea and Spurn Road . Flooding is possible between 19:45 and 22:00 today, Monday 26/09/2022, and between 07:45 and 10:45 tomorrow morning, Tuesday 27/09/2022. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this alert if necessary. Please be careful along beaches, promenades, coastal footpaths and roads as large waves and sea spray could be dangerous. This message will be updated by 11:00 AM on 27/09/2022, or as the situation changes.

    Issued at: 10:13 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  4. Flood alert

    Areas affected: The tidal Deben estuary

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 07:54 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    This message has been issued because some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths is likely between 11am and 1pm today, Monday 26th September. Tides are expected to be higher than usual, due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. Tide levels will be high around the boat yard in Felixstowe Ferry hamlet at the end of Ferry Road, and along riverside areas in Woodbridge and Waldringfield, as well as in surrounding marshland. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Harwich of 2.63 mAODN at midday, Monday 26th September, which is 0.59m above tide tables, wind Force 5, north westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate. We will update this message by 2pm today, Monday 26th September.

    Issued at: 07:54 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  5. Flood alert

    Areas affected: The Suffolk and Essex coast from Felixstowe to Clacton including Orwell and Stour estuaries

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 07:38 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    This message has been issued because some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths is likely between 11am and 1pm today, Monday 26th September. Tides are expected to be higher than usual, due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. The flood gates at Felixstowe seafront will be closed. The waterfront at Pin Mill, and The Strand at Wherstead under the Orwell Bridge may be flooded. Water may be on the quay at Mistley. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Harwich of 2.63 mAODN at midday, Monday 26th September, which is 0.59m above tide tables, wind Force 5, North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate. We will update this message by 2pm today, Monday 26th September.

    Issued at: 07:38 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  6. Flood alert

    Areas affected: The Essex coast from Clacton to and including, St Peters Flat and the Colne and Blackwater estuaries

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 07:38 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    This message has been issued because some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths is likely between 11am and 1pm today, Monday 26th September. Tides are expected to be higher than usual, due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. Clacton Promenade, Lee-over-Sands and Brightlingsea sea front may see some wave overtopping and spray. The Strood at Mersea Island, Coast Road and car parks on the front at West Mersea, and the Hythe and Promenade at Maldon may be flooded. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Clacton of 2.98 mAODN at midday, Monday 26th September, which is 0.55m above tide tables, wind Force 5, North Westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate. We will update this message by 2pm today, Monday 26th September.

    Issued at: 07:38 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  7. Flood alert

    Areas affected: Tidal Thames riverside from Putney Bridge to Teddington Weir

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 07:34 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    River levels are expected to be high as a result of spring tides.

    The forecast high tide at Richmond is 4.72mAOD at 16:15 on 26/09/22 and 4.67mAOD at 04:00 on 27/09/22.

    Flooding of low-lying roads and footpaths is expected, which may exist for one to two hours either side of high tide. Flooding of properties is not expected.

    We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Putney Embankment (SW15), Chiswick Mall and Strand on the Green (W4), Thames Bank at Mortlake (SW14), Ranelagh Drive (TW1), Friars Lane and Water Lane (TW9), Riverside and The Embankment at Twickenham, and the Towpath below Teddington Lock.

    Astronomical tide levels are rising. The river flow at Teddington Weir is low for this time of year at 5 cubic metres per second and is steady. We anticipate the flows to remain low for the next five days.

    We are closely monitoring the situation.

    This message will be updated by 09:00 on 27/09/22, or as the situation changes.

    Issued at: 07:34 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

  8. Flood alert

    Areas affected: The Essex coast from St Peters Flat to and including Shoeburyness and the Crouch and Roach estuaries

    ACTIVE

    Started at: 07:30 BST on Mon 26 September

    Flooding is possible - be prepared

    This message has been issued because some minor flooding to coastal roads and footpaths is likely between 11am and 1pm today, Monday 26th September. Tides are expected to be higher than usual, due to the forecast weather conditions during spring tides. Tide levels will be high at Battlesbrigde, and Hullbridge riversides. Creeksea Ferry Road onto Wallasea Island may be flooded. The detailed forecast for those that use it is for a peak level at Clacton of 2.98 mAODN at midday, Monday 26th September, which is 0.55m above tide tables, wind Force 5, north westerly. (mAODN is height above average sea level, for more info refer to local tide tables). Take care on coastal roads and footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We are monitoring the situation and not expecting the situation to escalate. We will update this message by 2pm today, Monday 26th September.

    Issued at: 07:30 BST on Mon 26 September

    Issued by: The Environment Agency

Scotland

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

No flood warnings are currently in force for Scotland

Wales

Natural Resources Wales

No flood warnings are currently in force for Wales

Northern Ireland

Flood warnings are not currently issued for Northern Ireland

About UK Flood Warnings

Warning services for areas at risk of flooding from rivers or the sea are provided by the Environment Agency (EA) for England, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) for Wales and the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

BBC Weather works closely with its partners to raise awareness of weather events affecting Northern Ireland which may result in flooding. Specific flood warnings, however, are not currently issued for Northern Ireland.

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