Fittleworth on the Western Rother

Flood Warning

River levels are still high on the Western Rother, but are now beginning to fall, after Storm Dennis's widespread heavy rain. Flood impacts will continue to affect fields, gardens, roads near Lower Street, Fittleworth. Large amounts of water will be in the fields. Properties that may still be affected include Mill Properties and cottages close to Fittleworth Bridge. Please continue to take care in and around flood affected areas, flood water can contain hidden dangers. Rain has now cleared, and only isolated showers are expected until Thursday 20/2/2020. These showers are unlikely to cause river levels to rise significantly, if at all. River levels may not return to normal until Wednesday morning 19/2/2020. Please plan to avoid driving through routes vulnerable to flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 11:00 18/2/2020.

This information last updated 8:53am, Monday 17th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

The River Rother at Fittleworth

Region: South East

Counties covered: West Sussex

Watercourses covered: Western Rother

Area covered by this alert location

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

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

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 fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Western Rother
The Western Rother from Liss to Hardham

Pulborough on the River Arun
The River Arun at Pulborough, including Greatham Bridge

Lodsbridge to Shopham Bridge on the Western Rother
The Western Rother from Lodsbridge to Shopham Bridge, including Lodsbridge at Selham, Coultershaw Bridge, and Shopham Bridge

Amberley on the River Arun
The River Arun at Amberley, including Bury, Houghton Bridge, and South Stoke

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Arun
The Rivers Arun, Chilt, Stor and Tortington Stream

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