Croydon issued flood warning by Environment Agency after heavy rainfall

Croydon Guardian: Flooding affected parts of Croydon earlier this year Flooding affected parts of Croydon earlier this year

The Environment Agency has issued a flood warning for parts of Croydon after heavy rain overnight.

Forecasters predicted up to 10mm of sustained rainfall on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to swell river levels in the Ravensbourne catchment, which covers parts of Crystal Palace, Addiscombe and Shirley as well as Lewisham, Bromley and Greenwich. 

The agency said it did not expect properties to be flooded.

It has not issued a warning over Caterham Bourne groundwater flooding, which affected Whyteleafe, Purley and Kenley earlier this year.

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11:45am Wed 28 May 14

Dani78 says...

I sincerely hope they are working on making things ready for when thewinter sets in again because this is going to get worse... the ground will already be saturated from last winter s god knows what it is going to do this winter.....
I sincerely hope they are working on making things ready for when thewinter sets in again because this is going to get worse... the ground will already be saturated from last winter s god knows what it is going to do this winter..... Dani78
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