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

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


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.