River Breaks Banks In Henley

flooding-3With the rainfall last night the river has now broken the banks in Henley.  Mill Meadows is now looking like a lake and the footpaths are now impassable and should be avoided.

David Nimmo-Smith tweeted “Thames still rising in Henley. Sand bags available in Kings Road car park.”

Environmental Agency Statement for River Thames for Henley, Remenham and Medmenham; including Middle and flooding-4Lower Assendon on the Assendon Stream, and Skirmett and Hambleden on the Hambledon Brook is as follows:

River levels on the River Thames are continuing to slowly rise in response to recent rainfall. There is a flood warning in place for this area, meaning that property flooding is expected for those properties closest to the river. The weather forecast today (Monday 6 January) will see some heavier bursts of rain.

flooding-6To keep up to date with the latest Environmental Agency statements go to www.environment-agency.gov.uk

Thanks to Jessica Sinclair of Massage4Everybody for sending us the photo at the top and to Phil Stubbington for all the others.   If you have any other photos you’d like to publish, please send them to news@henleyherald.com11798747923_1398014dbf_m

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