Flood Warning Info - River Cherwell from Charwelton to above Banbury

Area Description

River Cherwell from Charwelton to above Banbury including Woodford Halse, Edgcote and Cropredy.
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

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:59
River Cherwell, Ashby Brook, Culworth Brook, Chacombe Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Cherwell as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding (of property) is possible overnight. We expect flooding to affect the Williamscot Road. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in July 2007. No further rainfall is forecast tonight (14/11/2019) with a few showers tomorrow. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please move family, pets and valuables to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.