River Levels
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Flood warning

The River Uck is high and rising. 20mm of rain has been recorded at Buxted on Sunday. From 01:30 26/02/2024, flooding will affect fields, rural roads, gardens and riverside properties through Buxted, near the White Hart pub and areas around Hempstead Mill on Hempstead Lane, Uckfield. Rain could continue until 08:00 26/02/2024. Another 15mm of rain could fall. The river should begin to fall by 13:00 26/02/2024, but will be higher than normal until Tuesday afternoon. River levels could rise a little higher than they have so far this winter. Riverside properties in Buxted are encouraged to install flood protection products if you have them and take steps to reduce the impact of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 20:00 26/02/2024

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 11:49pm, Sunday 25th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Uck, at Buxted, between Parsonage Wood and Hempstead Mill, including the Old Mill area

Region: Solent and South Downs

Country: England

Counties covered: East Sussex

Watercourses covered: Uck

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Buxted.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Uck
River Uck and the Framfield, Ridgewood and Tickerage Streams

Olives Meadow at Uckfield
Southern and Southwestern sides of Olives Meadow Road in Uckfield

No current or recent warnings.

River Uck from Hempstead Lane to the A22 at Uckfield, including Mill Lane, River Way, High Street and the Bellbrook Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

River Uck and confluence with the River Ouse including Isfield Mill and White Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Barcombe Mills
River Ouse at Barcombe Mills, including the Anchor Gates

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