A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.
Flood Alert in force: River Rother and its tributaries from Turks Bridge to the Royal Military Canal.
Flooding is possible for: River Rother and its tributaries from Turks Bridge to the Royal Military Canal, including Crowhurst Bridge, Etchingham, Robertsbridge, Salehurst and Bodiam.
River levels are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall which is forecast overnight tonight into tomorrow morning, Thursday 13/12/20. There is a possibility of flooding for low-lying land and roads close to the river, particularly in the Crowhurst Bridge area and around Shrub Lane. Flooding of properties is not expected.
We currently expect river levels to remain high until Friday morning, 14/02/19. Please avoid walking along low-lying farmland or footpaths near the watercourses. We are monitoring the situation and are prepared to respond if required. This message will be updated by 10am on 13/12/20, or as the situation changes.
To check the latest information for your area
* Visit the GOV.UK website to see the current flood warnings, view river and sea levels or check the 5-day flood risk forecast: https://flood-warning-informat