River Medway between Yalding and Maidstone

Flood Warning

River levels remain very high but are now peaking on the River Medway at Yalding as a result of heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Flooding of some properties and roads in Yalding is expected. Flooding for the most vulnerable of riverside properties, particularly around Bow Bridge in Wateringbury, and in East Farleigh, is likely to continue until Tuesday morning, 18 February. River levels are expected to peak at East Farleigh between 9pm and midnight tonight, Monday 17 February. Flood levels are expected to be slightly lower than we saw on 22 December 2019. Property owners with property flood resilience measures should maintain and check their deployment. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area and we are coordinating our response with local authorities and emergency services. This message will be updated by 9am on Tuesday 18 February.

This information last updated 8:35pm, Monday 17th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Medway between Yalding and Maidstone, including Wateringbury, West Farleigh, Teston and East Farleigh

Region: South East

Counties covered: Kent

Watercourses covered: River Medway

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for River Medway between Yalding and Maidstone.

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

Little Venice Country Park and Marina
Little Venice Country Park and Marina, including low lying properties in Yalding around Yalding Bridge

River Medway between Hampstead Lock and Allington Lock
River Medway between Hampstead Lock and Allington Lock

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Medway Area
The River Medway from Hampstead Lock at Yalding to Allington Lock, including East Farleigh, Wateringbury, Teston and Teston Park, Tovil and Maidstone including Millennium Park.

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Medway
The River Medway from Hampstead Lock at Yalding to Allington Lock, including East Farleigh, Wateringbury, Teston and Teston Park, Tovil and Maidstone including Millennium Park

River Medway, River Teise and River Beult at Yalding
Yalding including Benover and Congelow

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