A Met Office yellow weather warning for heavy rain is currently in place for Swindon, starting from 6pm today (1 November) until 11.59pm on Thursday (2 November).
- What to expect during a yellow rain warning:
- Delays or cancellations to train and bus services are possible.
- Homes and businesses could be flooded, causing damage to some buildings.
- Some communities may be cut off by flooded roads.
- Fast flowing or deep floodwater is possible, causing a danger to life.
Be prepared for weather warnings to change. You can stay up to date with the weather forecasts. here:
How to report flooding:
There are currently no flood warnings in place for Swindon, but you can check here for updates here:
And sign up for email alerts here:
Please use the Swindon Borough Council Website to to report any flooding incidents or standing water in your area here:
Or any blocked drains and sewers here:
Help yourselves and keep others safe
Please consider the following to keep yourself and those around you safe:
Stay informed: Keep an eye on the weather updates as warnings can change.
Secure outdoor items: If you have items outside, like patio furniture or garden tools, it might be a good time to bring them in or secure them.
Check before you travel: Check for updates about public transport services in advance in case of cancellations or delays.
❌Do not attempt to enter flooded water: If an area is flooded, be careful around water. Don't try to cross flooded areas on foot or in your car.
Check on neighbours: If you have elderly or vulnerable neighbours, or someone who might need help, check on them and see if they're okay if it is safe to do so.