flooding is likely, the Environment Agency (EA) releases different
levels of warning:
Flood Watch – Flooding possible.
Flood Warning – Flooding expected to affect
buildings and roads.
Severe Flood Warning – Severe flooding expected
very soon. Take immediate action to protect life and property.
All Clear – issued when flood warnings are
no longer in force.
warnings are issued by local television and radio stations as well
as by phone and on the Environment Agency (EA) website. Siren systems
or loud hailers may also be used on a local scale if a more immediate
and severe flood is likely.