Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for River Kennet and its tributaries from Berwick Bassett down to Newbury

Property flooding is not expected.

River levels are high but falling slowly on the River Kennet. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue today, (29/02/2024), and over the coming days. The forecast today and tomorrow is for rain, which could be heavy at times. River levels are expected to remain high over the next few days and will remain sensitive to further rainfall.

We are monitoring the situation. Be aware of flood water remaining on the floodplain. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Go to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, (01/03/2024), or as the situation changes.

Flood alert area: River Kennet from Berwick Bassett to Newbury including Winterbourne Monkton, Marlborough, Ramsbury, Hungerford, Denford, Kintbury and Newbury; also the River Og, the River Aldbourne, the Froxfield Stream, the River Dun and the River Shalbourne.

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