Over two million people in south-east England live or work in places at risk of flooding. Are you one of them?
Be prepared for flooding
Put your postcode into the flood map search box on the right to find out if you are at risk of flooding from rivers or the sea.
Being prepared for flooding could save your life and your property. If you live or work in an area at risk from flooding, you can prepare for flooding by following some simple steps to reduce the impact on your home or business. These won't take long to do and will save time in a flood emergency:
Floods can happen anywhere at any time. Even if you live miles from a river or the sea, there's still a chance that flooding could affect you. Flooding can also be caused by rising groundwater levels, overflowing drains, or heavy rainfall running off hillsides.
For practical advice on what to do to protect yourself and your property from flooding, download our booklet:
Reducing flood risk in the South East
Find out how we are reducing flood risk in your area:
Local authorities' flood advice web pages