Flood Warning Info - Bottle Brook at Lower Kilburn and Coxbench

Area Description

Bottle Brook at Lower Kilburn including Coxbench and Horsley.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

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

Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 02:37
Bottle Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Smithy Houses river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today from around 03:30, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are Lower Kilburn, and Coxbench, including the B6179. Further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 15:56
Bottle Brook
River levels are rising at the Smithy Houses river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible from approximately 5pm this evening, 14/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Lower Kilburn, and Coxbench, including the B6179. Further persistent heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tonight, 14/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated tonight, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.