Flood Warning Info - River Coln at Fairford

Area Description

River Coln at Fairford.
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 29 Dec 2020 09:17
River Coln
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are now falling slowly on the River Coln following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue, especially in the Fairford and Lechlade areas. The forecast for today (29/12/20) is for rain showers. We expect river levels to continue to fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to any further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 29/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 18:14
River Coln
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are now falling on the River Coln following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue, especially in the Fairford and Lechlade areas. Overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, but with the possibility of isolated showers. We expect river levels to continue to fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to any further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 10:17
River Coln
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Coln as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in the Fairford and Lechlade on Thames areas. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid contact with floodwater, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 18:32
River Coln
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Coln as a result of heavy rain overnight. Therefore, flooding of property is possible overnight 27/12/20, especially in the Fairford and Lechlade on Thames areas. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to peak overnight, then fall, but levels may respond to further forecast rain over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.