At risk of flooding

3. Get flood warnings

There are three levels:

  • flood alerts (when flooding is possible)
  • flood warnings (when flooding is expected, you’re advised to take immediate action) 
  • severe flood warnings (when flooding is severe and is a danger to life).

The Met Office also issues weather warnings.

The Environment Agency publish monthly water situation reports, on their website.
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Last updated: 12 March 2019

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