Flood Warning Info - River Evenlode at Milton under Wychwood, Shipton under Wychwood and Ascott under Wychwood

Area Description

River Evenlode at Milton under Wychwood, Shipton under Wychwood and Ascott under Wychwood.
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 24 Dec 2020 17:50
River Evenlode
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are now falling on the River Evenlode as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding is expected to continue, especially in the areas closest to the river in Shipton-Under-Wychwood. No further rainfall is forecast today (24/12/20) or tomorrow. River levels have peaked and started to fall, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 10:58
River Evenlode
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Evenlode as a result of heavy rainfall last night. Therefore, flooding of properties is possible, especially for properties closest to the river in Shipton-Under-Wychwood. Water levels look to have stabilised this morning and we expect them to start to lower through the day. No further rainfall is forecast today or tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers This message will be updated this evening, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2020 23:05
River Evenlode
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising rapidly on the River Evenlode as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of properties is possible, especially for properties closest to the river in Shipton-Under-Wychwood. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising over the next 2-3 hours before stabilising. It is possible levels will reach property flooding thresholds. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.