Marlow Flood Alert – UPDATE

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Higginson Park this morning – makes for dramatic photos but we’d rather not see it flooded!

Marlow is under “Flood Alert” (Flooding is possible) and specifically ” Property flooding is not expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames, as a result of recent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. ….. Our incident room is open, and our response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens and checking defences.”

Just along the river on the Henley/Medmenham stretch they are one step up at “Flood Warning” ie flooding expected”.

Looking at river levels at Marlow Lock – as per the image below, it does seem to have at least stabilised overnight, after a few days of non stop increases.

Fingers crossed things start to improve – we will update here as needed.

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Paul Merchant

About the author: Founded MyMarlow.co.uk in its original version back in 2000 - yes the internet DID exist back then. Brought up in Marlow, went to school here, now has children at the same schools. Quite clearly loves all things Marlow - hence spending nearly 2 decades doing this!

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  1. Good luck .The forecast is not encouraging I fear .Many thanks to all the people who remain on alert and are watchful on our behalf .Rosemary Ryan

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