The River Chelmer from Churchend to the Rivermead Industrial Estate in Chelmsford

Warning no longer in force

River levels are now steadily falling, but still remain quite high in some locations. A Flood Alert remains in force for the wider area. The forecast is for no further rainfall through today, Friday 15th January, however, further rainfall on Saturday will see some response in the river levels. Continue to take care on waterside roads and footpaths, and don't put yourself in unnecessary danger. We will continue to monitor levels closely.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 7:29am, Friday 15th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

The River Chelmer from Churchend, through Great Dunmow, Hartford End, Howe Street and Little Waltham to the Rivermead Industrial Estate in Chelmsford

Region: Anglian

Counties covered: Essex

Watercourses covered: Chelmer

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for The River Chelmer from Churchend to the Rivermead Industrial Estate in Chelmsford.

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

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

The upper River Chelmer
The River Chelmer from Great Dunmow to Rivermead campus and the Industrial Estate in Chelmsford

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