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Flood Alert Issued for Guildford

Published on: 4 Jan, 2024
Updated on: 5 Jan, 2024

Map showing area of the Upper River Wey Valley for which a flood alert has been issued today.

By Martin Giles

A flood alert has been issued for the Upper River Wey. River levels are rising as a result of a period of sustained rain today (January 4) which is continuing into the evening.

As well as Guildford and Peasmarsh, the flood alert area includes: Alton, Farnham, Bordon, Frensham, Tilford, and Godalming.  But property flooding is not currently expected.

According to the Gov.UK website the relevant agencies are closely monitoring the situation and advise: “Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the ‘River and Sea levels in England’ webpage for current river levels.

“This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 5 January 2024, or as the situation changes.”

The following image shows the official advice for those living in the affected areas…

“Flood Alert” is the lowest of the three levels of flood warnings…

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