Flooding can occur anywhere and its impact can be significant. Drainage systems can become overwhelmed by the amount of water. In addition if the ground is already saturated it is more difficult for water to drain away. It is the responsibility of property owners to protect their property from flooding.
There are 3 types of flood warning:
severe flood warning
For more information about this, and to see if a flood warning is in place, please go to the Environment Agency's website.