Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for River Wye and The Hughenden Stream

Property flooding is not currently expected.

River levels are high but stable on the Hughenden Stream due to high groundwater levels. Flooding of low lying land and roads remains possible but not expected, especially in areas closest to the Hughenden Stream in High Wycombe. The weather forecast for this week is unsettled. Showers are possible each day, with potentially heavier showers on Saturday 18th and Tuesday 21st. River levels are expected to remain high and will be sensitive to further rainfall.

We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 on Friday 24/05/2024, or before if the situation changes.

Flood alert area: River Wye from West Wycombe down to Cores End including The Hughenden Stream.

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