Our flood maps show you more information than
ever before on the sources and potential impacts of flooding.
flood maps now.
The flood maps are designed to:
It's important to understand what the flood maps won't do:
||They do not increase flood risk to people and property. The
flood maps provide more information on the existing flood risk to
help us make more informed decisions and target the most
appropriate areas for action.
||They do not identify individual properties and how they are
affected by flooding. The map provides a community level view to
support decision making.
||They cannot be used for commercial purposes and to set
||They do not show the interaction between the sources of
flooding. For example, they do not show the combined impacts
of a river and coastal flood happening at the same
The flood extent map is automatically selected when you view the
flood maps. This is the map that you are likely to find most
To help you understand the new information on our flood maps and
what it means for you, please use the information
boxes and help (located at the top right
of the maps).
If you need more support in using the maps or understanding the
information please contact
us . This document
on How the maps
were developed? (36kb) may also be useful.
If you have difficulties printing the map from the flood maps
please email email@example.com and provide
postcode/name of area and the information you are interested in.
This is likely to only affect you if you are using internet
explorer to access the flood maps.