Flood Alert Info - River Tove in Northamptonshire

Area Description

River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2021 16:31
River Tove
River levels are declining at the Cappenham river gauge though remain high after yesterday’s rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, car parks and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight though we expect no further impacts. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 26/05/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2021 09:26
River Tove
River levels have risen at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of yesterday’s rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, car parks and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon 25/05/2021 by 17:00, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 May 2021 22:02
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of today’s rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, car parks and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/05/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 May 2021 18:14
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge following the recent rainfall. Flooding of roads, car parks and farmland remain possible today Saturday 15th May. There is a possibility of flooding for the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this stage. Some further rainfall is likely today and over the weekend with isolated heavy showers possible. We expect river levels to rise in response to any rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid low lying roads and car parks near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/05/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 May 2021 09:08
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge following the recent rainfall. Flooding of roads, car parks and farmland remain possible today, Saturday 15th May. There is a possibility of flooding for the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this stage. Some further rainfall is likely today and over the weekend with isolated heavy showers possible. We expect river levels to rise in response to any rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid low lying roads and car parks near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 15/05/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 May 2021 16:24
River Tove
River levels have peaked at the Cappenham river gauge following yesterday’s persistent rainfall. Flooding of roads, car parks and farmland remain possible today Friday 14th May. There is a possibility of flooding for the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast. Some further rainfall is likely over the weekend with isolated heavy showers possible. We expect river levels to fall steadily until further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid low lying roads and car parks near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/05/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 May 2021 07:16
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, car parks and farmland is possible today Friday 14th May. There is a possibility of flooding for the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further light rainfall is possible this morning. We expect river levels to continue to rise steadily this morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid low lying roads and car parks near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/05/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2021 18:04
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge following recent rainfall, but remain high further downstream. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 9 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2021 08:38
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge following recent rainfall, but remain high further downstream. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 8 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 16:48
River Tove
River levels are high but falling at the Cappenham river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 8 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 08:25
River Tove
River levels are rising again at the Cappenham river gauge following the rainfall yesterday evening. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 7 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2021 18:38
River Tove
River levels falling at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream. Therefore the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rain is forecast for this evening. We expect river levels to rise again over the weekend in response to the forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 7 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2021 11:40
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge and remain high downstream. Therefore the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rain is forecast for this afternoon and evening. We expect river levels to rise again over the weekend in response to the forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 6 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Feb 2021 17:38
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge and remain high downstream. Therefore the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rain is currently forecast for the next few days. We expect levels to remain high or start to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 6 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Feb 2021 08:57
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge and remain high downstream. Therefore the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rain is currently forecast for the next few days. We expect levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Friday 5 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Feb 2021 17:26
River Tove
River levels are beginning to rise again at the Cappenham river gauge and remain high downstream. Therefore the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is currently forecast for today or tomorrow. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Friday 5 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Feb 2021 08:29
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge, but remain high downstream. Whilst the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains, the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast today. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 4 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2021 17:06
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Whilst the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Wednesday 3 February, it is a reduced risk. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast today. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Thursday 4 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2021 08:04
River Tove
River levels are high at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Wednesday 3 February. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast today. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Wednesday 3 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Feb 2021 17:06
River Tove
River levels are high and steady at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Tuesday 2 February. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast tonight and tomorrow, which may cause levels to remain high. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Wednesday 3 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Feb 2021 08:29
River Tove
River levels are beginning to rise again at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Tuesday 2 February. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast today, which will cause levels to remain high. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2021 17:07
River Tove
River levels are high but falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Monday 1 February, but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight and tomorrow, which may cause levels to remain high or rise again. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2021 08:51
River Tove
River levels are high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Monday 1 February, but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight, into tomorrow, which may cause levels to remain high or rise again. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 17:17
River Tove
River levels are high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Sunday 31 January, but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further significant rainfall is forecast until Tuesday 2 February, therefore we expect river levels to continue to fall throughout the day today. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 08:44
River Tove
River levels are high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains today, Sunday 31st January, but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours, therefore we expect river levels to continue to fall throughout the day today. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 31st January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 17:30
River Tove
River levels are steadily rising again at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding remains possible today, Saturday 30 January. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 31 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 09:05
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge, however further rainfall is forecast throughout the day today which is likely to see levels rise again. Consequently, flooding remains possible today, Saturday 30 January. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 30 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 19:45
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge due to the persistent rainfall yesterday and overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may cause river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 12:48
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge due to the persistent rainfall yesterday and overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours which may cause river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 18:10
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge due to the heavy rainfall this morning, 28/01/21. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 13:07
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast for this evening. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, Thursday 28 January, or as the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2021 19:04
River Tove
River levels are forecast to rise at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall forecast from midnight tonight, Wednesday 27th January, through tomorrow morning. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of tomorrow morning and throughout the day. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook . Further light rainfall is forecast throughout the day tomorrow, Thursday 28th January, with the possibility of becoming heavier again in the evening. We expect river levels to continue to rise due to the fact that the ground is already saturated. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Thursday 28th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2021 15:44
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham and Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauges. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling over the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 24 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2021 08:33
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham and Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling over the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 23 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2021 16:18
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge and remain high at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling at the Cappenham river gauge and remain high at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge over the weekend. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 23 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2021 09:20
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge and are slowly rising at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to continue falling at the Cappenham river gauge and to slowly rise at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Friday 22 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 17:26
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge and are slowly rising at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Overnight into Friday, 22/01/2021, we expect river levels to continue falling at the Cappenham river gauge and to slowly rise at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Friday 22 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 09:20
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of the rainfall yesterday and overnight. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today and then begin to fall. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 21 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 17:16
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible overnight, 20/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight with further rainfall forecast on Wednesday night and into Thursday morning. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on the morning of Thursday 21st January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 10:25
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the current risk of flooding to roads and farmland is reducing. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Heavy rainfall is possible on Wednesday 20th January. We expect river levels to rise again in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 19th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 16:01
River Tove
River levels are falling but remain high at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland is reducing but remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout the day today, Sunday 17 January. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow, Monday 18th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 10:15
River Tove
River levels are falling but remain high at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland is reducing but remains possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout the day today, Sunday 17 January. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 17 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 15:43
River Tove
River levels are rising again at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 17/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated tomorrow, 17/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 07:28
River Tove
River levels continue to fall at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Saturday 16th January and into tomorrow, Sunday 17th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast for today, Saturday 16th January, which may see river levels begin to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 18:30
River Tove
River levels continue to fall at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible tonight, Friday 15 January and into tomorrow, Saturday 16 January. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January, and we expect river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 08:36
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Friday 15th January and into tomorrow, Saturday 16th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No rainfall is forecast today but further rain is possible tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to fall at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream today and during tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 19:05
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible during Thursday night and into Friday, 15/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high at the Cappenham river gauge and to continue to rise at our Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge during Thursday night, 14/01/2021. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 08:11
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible today, Thursday 14th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise through the morning and early afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 14th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:09
River Tove
River levels are falling at our Cappenham river gauge but remain high at the Newport Pagnell river gauge. This means that flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Rainfall is possible on Thursday 31st December and Friday 1st January so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow, Wednesday 30 December 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 11:17
River Tove
River levels are now falling at our Cappenham river gauge but still remain high at our Newport Pagnell river gauge. This means that flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We do not expect river levels to reach those observed four days ago. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow 29/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 18:29
River Tove
River levels are now levelling at our Cappenham river gauge but still remain high. This means that flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. The forecast is for further rain over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We do not expect river levels to reach those observed four days ago. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 07:07
River Tove
River levels are rising at our Cappenham river gauge, as a result of overnight heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue rising at Cappenham throughout Sunday, 27/12/2020, although we do not expect river levels to reach those observed four days ago. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 27/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 05:47
River Tove
River levels remain higher than normal at the Cappenham river gauge, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 27/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 17:21
River Tove
River levels are continuing to fall at the Cappenham river gauge, but remain higher than normal as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow afternoon, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 03:31
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge, but remain higher than normal as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow afternoon, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 12:41
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 15:45
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Further heavy rainfall is expected for the next 12 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 08:18
River Tove
River levels are currently falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Levels will begin to rise again later today following further heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2020 08:17
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising again following further rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 22/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2020 07:00
River Tove
River levels are continuing to decline at the Cappenham river gauge, however flooding remains possible in low lying areas and next to watercourses. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next few days, but we do not expect this to result in further river level rise. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated at 17:30 on Thursday 8th October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2020 18:06
River Tove
River levels are continuing to decline at the Cappenham river gauge, however we expect that further rain forecast overnight tonight will cause levels to rise again. Flooding remains possible in low lying areas and next to watercourses. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated at 07:30 on Thursday 8th October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2020 07:51
River Tove
River levels are continuing to decline at the Cappenham river gauge. Flooding remains possible in low lying areas and next to watercourses. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated at 18:00 on Wednesday 7 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2020 15:42
River Tove
River levels are continuing to decline at the Cappenham river gauge. Flooding remains possible in low lying areas and next to watercourses. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated at 8:00 on Wednesday 7 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2020 07:05
River Tove
River levels are continuing to decline at the Cappenham river gauge. Flooding remains possible in low lying areas and next to watercourses. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 16:00 on Tuesday 6 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 16:28
River Tove
River levels continue to fall at the Cappenham river gauge, but remain high. Flooding remains possible on the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days, though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 08:00 on Tuesday 6 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 07:31
River Tove
River levels started to fall overnight and are continuing to decline at the Cappenham river gauge after this weekend’s heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 16:00 on Monday 5 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 19:58
River Tove
River levels remain high and are still rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated at 8:00 on Monday 5 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 14:07
River Tove
River levels continue to rise at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 20:00 on Sunday 4 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 05:15
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 14:00 on Sunday 4 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 08:22
River Tove
River levels are falling, at the Cappenham river gauge, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated this afternoon, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 16:11
River Tove
River levels remain high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:10
River Tove
River levels remain high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:27
River Tove
River levels remain high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 08:23
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 19:53
River Tove
River levels have risen at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 20:25
River Tove
River levels are forecast to rise at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding to low lying roads and car parks could occur overnight tonight, 20/02/20, and into tomorrow morning. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to rise for the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:08
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Some light rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours but this is not expected to have a significant impact. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 11:17
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 16:11
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 07:49
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:21
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 07:21
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:57
River Tove
River levels at the Cappenham river gauge remain high as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:11
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge. Storm Dennis is predicted to bring more rain today. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:42
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge. Storm Dennis is predicted to bring more rain today and into tomorrow. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 08:50
River Tove
River levels are slowing beginning to rise at the Cappenham river gauge. Storm Dennis is predicted to bring more rain today and into tomorrow. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 18:29
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream. Storm Dennis is predicted to bring more rain tonight and over the weekend, which may cause river levels to rise. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to low lying roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 09:48
River Tove
River levels are now falling at the Cappenham river gauge but remain high downstream. Storm Dennis is predicted to bring more rain later today and over the weekend. Consequently the risk of flooding remains to roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later this afternoon, 14/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 13:42
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy overnight rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast for the next forty eight hours. However, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later this afternoon, 13/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 17:03
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however remain high downstream towards Newport Pagnell. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 09:13
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however remain high downstream towards Newport Pagnell. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 16:21
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however remain high downstream towards Newport Pagnell. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 07:15
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however remain high downstream towards Newport Pagnell. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 17:08
River Tove
River levels have risen at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise as a result of this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 08:22
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however remain high downstream towards Newport Pagnell. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high downstream for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 16:30
River Tove
River levels have risen at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible for the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:12
River Tove
River levels have risen at the Cappenham River Gauge after last night’s rainfall. However this morning River levels are now starting to decline. Flooding is still possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads along River Tove and Silverstone Brook. No property flooding is expected and no further rainfall is forecast for today, Wednesday 15 January. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 16:00 on the Wednesday 15 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 20:41
River Tove
River levels have risen at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of this evening’s rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along River Tove and Silverstone Brook. No property flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9:00 on the Wednesday 14 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 07:42
River Tove
Flooding is possible for low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Be prepared. Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels at the Cappenham river gauge have risen as a result of the rainfall last night. We expect river levels to begin to fall this morning on Friday 10 January 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 16:00 on the Friday 10 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 03:10
River Tove
Flooding is possible for low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Be prepared. Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are rising as a result of this evenings rainfall. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight and then to begin to fall around mid-morning on Friday 10 January 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8:00 am on the Friday 10 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 02:40
River Tove
Flooding is possible for low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Be prepared. Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels at the Cappenham river gauge are rising as a result of this evenings rainfall. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight and then to begin to fall around mid-morning on Friday 10 January 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8:00 am on the Friday 10 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 07:52
River Tove
River levels have risen over night at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and further rainfall is forecast during the afternoon and evening of Thursday 9 January 2020. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along River Tove and Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 16:00 on the Thursday 9 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 20:13
River Tove
River levels are forecast to rise overnight at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of forecast heavy rainfall this evening and into Thursday morning. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along the River Tove and Silverstone Brook. We expect river levels to rise overnight and then to begin to fall around mid-morning on Thursday 9 January 2020 We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8:00 am on the Thursday 9 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 08:28
River Tove
River levels remain high. As a result flooding is possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rainfall is forecast on Thursday 26 December, which could cause levels to rise further. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon Wednesday 25 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 20:11
River Tove
River levels remain high. As a result flooding is possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rainfall is forecast on 26 December, which could cause levels to rise further. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning Wednesday 25 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 09:43
River Tove
River levels remain high. As a result flooding is possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. More rainfall is forecast on 26 December, which could cause levels to rise further. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon Tuesday 24 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 17:04
River Tove
River levels are high but continue to fall at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, flooding remains possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 24 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:18
River Tove
River levels are high and falling at the Newport Pagnell river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding remains possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:31
River Tove
River levels remain high but are now falling at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding remains possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:27
River Tove
River levels are high but falling at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. While levels remain high the risk of flooding remains. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 20:46
River Tove
River levels are high but falling at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:28
River Tove
River levels are high but falling at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding remains possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:40
River Tove
River levels are high and are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Flooding could affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. As the ground is saturated river levels may rise further as a result. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 10:48
River Tove
River levels are high and remain stable at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. As the ground is saturated river levels may rise further as a result. Incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Friday afternoon 20 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 19:53
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, flooding is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight and into tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to rise as a result of further rainfall over the next 24 hours. incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated Friday morning 20 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 08:26
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge, but levels are still high. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon 16/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 19:35
River Tove
River levels are high but steady at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 08:43
River Tove
River levels are still elevated but steady at the Cappenham river gauge after heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 19:12
River Tove
River levels are steadily falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. This message relates to the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 09:49
River Tove
River levels are falling at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. This update relates to the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 14/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 18:02
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 11:14
River Tove
River levels are continuing to rise steadily at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is increasing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 21:39
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is increasing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. The flood storage reservoir in Towcester may start to fill with water if conditions worsen. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 08:09
River Tove
River levels remain high but are falling at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall last week. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 16:09
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall in the last few days. Consequently, flooding of /roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for a few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 08:06
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 16:12
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 08:07
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 15:32
River Tove
River levels remain high but falling at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:09
River Tove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 18:03
River Tove


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 10:51
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 14/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 10:28
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however they remain high further downstream. There is potential for showers throughout today, 12/11/2019. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 12/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 18:55
River Tove
River levels have fallen at the Cappenham river gauge however they remain high further downstream. There is potential for showers throughout tomorrow, 12/11/2019. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 09:43
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge. There is potential for further showers throughout the morning, 11/11/2019. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 11/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 19:19
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge. Further rainfall is expected overnight and into tomorrow, 11/11/2019. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow, 11/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 07:27
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 10/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 22:12
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight and into tomorrow, 10/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 18:39
River Tove
River levels are drooping at the Cappenham river gauge however will remain high in the lower part of the catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Limited rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 09:36
River Tove
River levels are drooping at the Cappenham river gauge however will remain high in the lower part of the catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Limited rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 19:08
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 12:30 today, 07/11/19 and 09:00 tomorrow, 08/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 12:55
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible between 12:30 today, 07/11/19 and 09:00 tomorrow, 08/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until 09:00 on 08/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 07/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 17:39
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend and yesterday. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 08:48
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 17:08
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to remain steady, but they may rise again following the further rainfall forecast late this afternoon and into this evening. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 15/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 10:09
River Tove
River levels remain high at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling, but they may rise again following the further rainfall forecast late this afternoon. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2019 16:33
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall across the catchment. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove, including Silverstone Brook. Further rainfall is forecast tomorrow, with some heavy showers possible in the afternoon. We expect river levels to rise through the course of the afternoon. Levels may rise again following the further rainfall forecast tomorrow. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 19:12
River Tove
River levels are rising at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later on this evening, on 13/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 20:45
River Tove
River levels are forecast to rise at the Cappenham river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and tomorrow morning, 06/03/2019. We expect flooding to affect the River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours and we expect river levels to begin rising at 01:00 on 06/03/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:14
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The River Tove is currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:51
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The River Tove is currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:35
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:44
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the River Tove, including Silverstone Brook, is rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:06
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rainfall in the early hours of Monday morning which may be intense. Totals could reach 20 mm at some locations. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:45
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rainfall in the early hours of Monday morning which may be intense. Totals could reach 20 mm at some locations. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 16:51
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. The River Tove river level is currently falling. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next 36 hours. We expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:56
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for further light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are currently falling but will rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 21:57
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the River Tove is rising. The forecast is for heavy rain which may be intense, but will pass quickly. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 08:46
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours over Northamptonshire. This means that the Tove reacted to the rain and started to rise through Sunday 21st January. River levels are now falling but will remain high throughout the day. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 20:31
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting this area. This means that the River Tove is reacting to the rain and is expected to continue to rise over the next few hours. The forecast is for no further rain overnight and into tomorrow. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 10:27
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced on Tuesday 26th December and Wednesday 27th December over the Great Ouse Catchment. This means that the river levels in the River Great Ouse remain high. The forecast is for patchy showers today and over the weekend. We are expecting river levels to remain high over the weekend. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 16:16
River Tove
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for the River Tove. The forecast is for drier weather conditions this evening though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout this evening and tomorrow though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 09:37
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. The forecast is for drier weather conditions today though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and tomorrow though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 15:42
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. Rivers have reacted to this rainfall and levels currently remain high. The forecast is for further light rain this afternoon though we are expecting drier conditions to follow tomorrow, Thursday 28th December. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 05:18
River Tove
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain overnight. This means that the River Tove is reacting to the rain and is expected to continue to rise today. Locations most at risk are River Tove from Towcester to Cosgrove including Silverstone Brook. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout the day though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.