Current flood warnings in the South East
The current flood warnings in the South East are shown below the
'Key links' box to the right.
You can also find out the current flood warning situation by
Environment Agency website or by calling Floodline on 0845
River and sea level live monitoring
The Environment Agency measures river and sea levels across
England and Wales by collecting data from its monitoring stations
along the rivers and the coast. Find out more on the
Environment Agency website.
Warnings Direct is a free service provided by the Environment
Agency to warn residents in flood risk areas about river
Alerts can be sent by phone, mobile, email, text message and
pager. Sign up online on the Environment
Agency website or call Floodline on 0845 9881188.
Alert me: surface water flood warnings
Although we have good data on where flooding has occurred
before during heavy rainfall, accurate predictions are difficult.
These are based on monitoring where rain is expected to fall and
the intensity of the rainfall.
The Met Office and Flood Forecasting Centre put out rainfall
warnings and Flood Guidance statements. At West Sussex County
Council we forward the higher risk alerts (amber and above) to all
subscribers via Alert me, our email alert system:
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