Flood Warning Info - River Ray from the Heath Bridge area to and including the Otmoor Basin

Area Description

River Ray from the Heath Bridge area to and including the Otmoor Basin.
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 30 Jan 2021 18:54
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Ray as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property is expected today 30/01/21, especially in the Murcott and Grendon Underwood areas. No further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 06:33
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Ray as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected this morning 30/01/21, especially in the Murcott and Islip area. Further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2021 08:53
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Levels remain high in the Islip area. The forecast for today (2/1/21) and tomorrow remains dry. Some further rain is possible into the start of next week. 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, 2/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Jan 2021 18:39
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Levels remain high in the Islip area. The forecast for this evening (1/1/21) and tomorrow remains dry. Some rain showers are possible on Sunday and into the start of next week. 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, 2/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Jan 2021 08:46
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Levels remain high in the Islip area. The forecast for today (1/1/21) and tomorrow remains dry. Some rain showers are possible on Sunday. 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, 1/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2020 19:42
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Levels remain high in the Islip area. The forecast for this evening (31/12/20), tomorrow and into the weekend remains dry. 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, 1/1/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2020 08:50
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Levels remain high in the Islip area. The forecast for today (31/12/20) is mainly dry. 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, 31/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2020 18:01
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. The forecast for overnight is mainly dry. 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, 31/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2020 09:13
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. The forecast for today (30/12/20) is mainly dry. 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. Our incident response staff have been in the area today to monitor levels and impacts. 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, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 18:17
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
No further property flooding is expected. River levels are falling on the River Ray following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. The forecast for overnight is mainly dry. 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. Our incident response staff have been in the area today to monitor levels and impacts. 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, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:17
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Ray following previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. The forecast for today (29/12/20) is for rain showers. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to any further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff will be in the area tomorrow to monitor levels. 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 18:18
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Ray following previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains. Overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, but with the possibility of isolated showers. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to any further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff will be in the area tomorrow to monitor levels. 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 10:23
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Ray as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in the Islip area. 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 18:59
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Ray as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in the Islip area. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to slowly fall over the coming days, but levels may respond to further rain. 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, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 11:57
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Ray, as a result of heavy rain overnight. Flooding continues, especially in the Islip area. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall, but levels may respond to further rain over the next few days. 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, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 16:44
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are falling on the River Ray, as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected to continue tonight (26/12/20), in the Islip area. A further band of rain is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to continue to 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 contact with flood water, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 08:16
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but starting to slowly fall on the River Ray between Lower Arnott and Islip following heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected to continue over the coming days. River levels have peaked and fallen in the Grendon Underwood area but are still high in the Lower Arncott and Islip areas. Showers are forecast during the day today (26/12/20), with a heavy band of rain moving through tonight. We expect river levels to drop steadily through today. Levels may respond to forecast rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 19:11
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Ray between Lower Arncott and Islip following heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding is expected to continue over the coming days. River levels have peaked and fallen in the Grendon Underwood area but are still high and still rising slowly in the Lower Arncott and Islip areas. No rainfall is forecast overnight (25/12/20). Showers are forecast during the day tomorrow, with a heavy band of rain moving through tomorrow night. We expect river levels to stabilise between Lower Arncott and Islip overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 17:51
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high and continuing to rise on the River Ray following heavy rainfall last night. Therefore, flooding is expected to continue, this evening and overnight 24/12/2020. River levels have peaked and fallen in the Grendon Underwood area but are still high and still rising slowly in the Lower Arncott and Islip areas. No further rainfall is forecast today (24/12/20) or tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly this evening and overnight on 24/12/2020. 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 Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is possible River levels are very high on the River Ray as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in areas closest to the River Ray in the Grendon Underwood area, however water levels have been decreasing in this area this morning and we expect them to continue to do so. 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 refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2020 21:45
River Ray, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Ray as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible in the next 1-3 hours, especially in areas closest to the River Ray in the Grendon Underwood area. Levels downstream in the Lower Arncott to Islip area do not currently pose a flood risk to property. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to continue rise rapidly before stabilising and starting to drop overnight. 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 refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.