for Flood alert in force now Tidal Thames riverside from Putney Bridge to Teddington Weir

Flooding is possible - be prepared

Levels on the River Thames are expected to be high as a result of spring tides and high river flows. The forecast high tide at Richmond will be 4.70mAOD at 03:00 GMT on 24 FEB 2020. Flooding of low-lying roads and footpaths is expected at these times, although conditions may exist for one to two hours either side of high tide. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Putney Embankment (SW15), Chiswick Mall and Strand on the Green (W4), Thames Bank at Mortlake (SW14), Ranelagh Drive (TW1), Friars Lane and Water Lane (TW9), Riverside and The Embankment at Twickenham, and the Towpath below Teddington Lock. Flooding of properties is not expected. Astronomical tide levels are rising. The river flow at Teddington Weir is high for this time of year at 290 cubic metres per second and is falling slowly. We anticipate the flows to remain high for the next few days.

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