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Flood warnings issued

Flood warnings issued

Flood warnings issued

09 February 2024

Parts of the district are once again on high alert as further flood warnings have been issued.


District to be hit by more than 24 hours of heavy rain

District to be hit by more than 24 hours of heavy rain

District to be hit by more than 24 hours of heavy rain

07 February 2024

A weather warning for rain is due to come into force in the early hours of tomorrow.


Proposed housing causes flooding concerns

Proposed housing causes flooding concerns

Proposed housing causes flooding concerns

01 February 2024

West Berkshire Council is considering a proposal to build 14 new homes on agricultural land near East Ilsley High Street.


Further flooding threatens rural communities

Further flooding threatens rural communities

Further flooding threatens rural communities

16 January 2024

The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for communities located along the River Pang due to rising groundwater levels.


Drivers urged to give gritters ‘time and space’

Drivers urged to give gritters ‘time and space’

Drivers urged to give gritters ‘time and space’

16 January 2024

With temperatures set to plummet, the body responsible for gritting our A-roads and motorways is asking motorists to remain courteous.


Safety concerns shut road after floods

Safety concerns shut road after floods

Safety concerns shut road after floods

15 January 2024

Another village road has been shut after it began to break up due to the recent flooding.


Arctic winds to bring freezing temperatures and ‘disruptive snow’

Arctic winds to bring freezing temperatures and ‘disruptive snow’

Arctic winds to bring freezing temperatures and ‘disruptive snow’

14 January 2024

Harsh Arctic winds will bring freezing temperatures and a risk of ‘disruptive snow’, says the Met Office, which is forecasting a bitter week ahead.


Who will get cold weather payments when temperatures plummet?

Who will get cold weather payments when temperatures plummet?

Who will get cold weather payments when temperatures plummet?

11 January 2024

The weather is about to get bitterly cold but government cold weather payments can help cover the cost of extra heating and here’s how.


Flood investigation after unexpected areas hit

Flood investigation after unexpected areas hit

Flood investigation after unexpected areas hit

10 January 2024

West Berkshire Council is setting up an investigation into recent flooding in the district – after unexpected areas deluged.

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Flooded roads remain closed

Flooded roads remain closed

Flooded roads remain closed

09 January 2024

UPDATED: A number of roads remain closed in West Berkshire following the severe flooding on Friday.


Weather warning for ice issued across the district

Weather warning for ice issued across the district

Weather warning for ice issued across the district

08 January 2024

After all the wind and rain of the past week, the district now has another weather warning coming into force this afternoon.


Newbury underwater: residents respond to ‘worst flooding ever’

Newbury underwater: residents respond to ‘worst flooding ever’

Newbury underwater: residents respond to ‘worst flooding ever’

07 January 2024

Flooding has hit the district.


Lights out for hundreds of angry residents

Lights out for hundreds of angry residents

Lights out for hundreds of angry residents

04 January 2024

Many residents have been without power for more than 28 hours.


Flood worries as 15 hours of heavy rain is forecast

Flood worries as 15 hours of heavy rain is forecast

Flood worries as 15 hours of heavy rain is forecast

04 January 2024

More torrential rain is expected to hit the district today, with another Met Office weather warning in place.


Trees down and roads flooded as Storm Henk hits

Trees down and roads flooded as Storm Henk hits

Trees down and roads flooded as Storm Henk hits

02 January 2024

A tree has come down on Stroud Green as Storm Henk batters the district.

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Flood alerts issued and sewage discharges reported as storms hit district

Flood alerts issued and sewage discharges reported as storms hit district

Flood alerts issued and sewage discharges reported as storms hit district

02 January 2024

Flood warnings have been issued across the district.


Storm Henk to batter district for next 10 hours

Storm Henk to batter district for next 10 hours

Storm Henk to batter district for next 10 hours

02 January 2024

Strong winds with gusts of up to 70mph could hit West Berkshire today.


7 hours of storms expected to hit the district tomorrow

7 hours of storms expected to hit the district tomorrow

7 hours of storms expected to hit the district tomorrow

13 November 2023

A weather warning for thunderstorms has been issued for the district tomorrow.


We’ve had Agnes, Babet and Ciarán – but what will the next major storms be called?

We’ve had Agnes, Babet and Ciarán – but what will the next major storms be called?

We’ve had Agnes, Babet and Ciarán – but what will the next major storms be called?

03 November 2023

With Storm Ciarán having brought heavy rain to the South, a thought may have entered people’s heads – what could the future storms be called?


Storm Ciaran set to batter district for more than 24 hours

Storm Ciaran set to batter district for more than 24 hours

Storm Ciaran set to batter district for more than 24 hours

30 October 2023

UPDATED: Residents are being warned to be prepared as the district looks set to be battered by storms.


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