River Levels
River Levels

Fittleworth on the Western Rother

Flood warning

The Western Rother is high and slowly rising at Fittleworth, following Sunday's rain. Flooding will continue to affect fields, roads, gardens and will be close to Fittleworth Mill and nearby properties. No more than drizzle is expected Tuesday and Wednesday. The Western Rother will begin to fall by 12:00 27/02/2024 at Fittleworth. However, river levels will not fall far. Bands of rain Thursday and Friday, and showers Saturday, could raise river levels, and isolated property flooding could be possible again from Thursday evening 29/02/2024, through to next week. Flood impacts will either be occurring, or not far away, in Fittleworth, until next week. Early actions to reduce potential impacts at Fittleworth are encouraged. Some roads, including the B2138 through Fittleworth, may be affected by flooding, please plan to avoid driving through routes vulnerable to flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 14:00 28/02/2024

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 8:13am, Tuesday 27th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

The River Rother at Fittleworth

Region: Solent and South Downs

Country: England

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.

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).

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Western Rother
The Western Rother from Liss to Hardham

No current or recent warnings.

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The River Arun at Pulborough, including Greatham Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

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

No current or recent warnings.

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

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Arun
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