Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Wednesday 23rd August

The flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days. Localised flooding is possible in parts of north-east England today (Wednesday) due to heavy, thundery showers. Localised flooding is also possible but not expected in the south-east of England on Saturday and Sunday due to a risk of further heavy, thundery showers. Localised flooding of roads and individual properties is possible and there may be travel disruption.

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River

Minor river flooding impacts are possible today (Wednesday) in Area A in Specific Area of Concern Map 1, due to heavy thundery showers. These will clear by early afternoon. Small, fast responding catchments are most at risk.

The overall river flood risk remains VERY LOW for the next five days.

Coastal

The coastal/tidal flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days, despite high astronomical tides from today (Wednesday) through until Friday.

Surface

The surface water flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Minor surface water flooding impacts are possible today (Wednesday) in Area A in Specific Area of Concern Map 1, due to heavy, thundery showers. These will clear by early afternoon.

On Saturday and Sunday further minor surface water impacts are possible but not expected in the south-east of England due to the potential for heavy thundery showers.

Groundwater

The groundwater flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Wednesday 23rd August

W Yorkshire, Redcar and Cleveland, N Yorkshire, Durham, York, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough

Source and risk of potential flooding

  • River: Likelihood low, Impact minor
  • Surface: Likelihood low, Impact minor

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