Flood warnings in place after heavy rain

Flood warnings in place after heavy rain


Nicola Hine

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Flood warnings in place after heavy rain

A number of flood warnings have been issued across the area following heavy rainfall this week.

The Environment Agency is monitoring the situation around the clock and is providing updates via its website, text and email alerts, and its designated Floodline on 0845 988 1188.

The B4447 near Cookham Moor and Sonning Bridge are both closed to traffic because of the flooding. Loddon Bridge Park and Ride is also closed.

See below for a round-up of the warnings in place:


River Thames at Marlow and Bisham

Includes Marlow Lock, South Marlow, Little Marlow and Bisham Abbey

River Thames at Cookham

Includes Hurley, Harleyford and Bourne End

UPDATE: 28/12/12 - A warning has been issued for the River Thames at Bourne End, including Spade Oak Reach, Cockmarsh and Riversdale


River Loddon at Twyford, Charvil and Wargrave

Includes Loddon Drive

River Thames at Henley, Remenham and Medmenham

Includes Mill End

River Thames at Shiplake to Bolney Court near Henley

Includes Lower Shiplake and Wargrave

River Thames at Sonning

Includes Mapledurham, Reading, Caversham, and Playhatch

Lower River Loddon

Includes Lower Earley, Sindlesham, Winnersh, Woodley, Hurst and Waltham-St-Lawrence

Wokingham Borough Council is also keeping residents up to date via its website


Colne Brook at Iver and Colnbrook

Includes Fulmer

Windsor and Ascot

River Thames at Old Windsor

Includes Old Windsor Lock, Straight Road, Church Road, St Luke's Road and Friday Island

River Thames at Wraysbury

Includes Ham Island and Friary Island

River Thames at Datchet

Includes Slough Road, Eton Road, Horton Road, Frogmore, Datchet Golf Course and Datchet Common

River Thames at Staines and Egham

Includes Bell Weir and Penton Hook Locks, Runnymede, Hythe End, Pooley Green, Thorpe Lea and east Egham

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead has provided emergency contact details for affected residents on its website, including information on how to obtain sandbags



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