Flood Warning Info - Sor Brook at Bodicote and Adderbury and The Bloxham Brook

Area Description

Sor Brook at Bodicote and Adderbury and The Bloxham Brook at Bloxham.
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 Sor, Bloxham Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are now falling on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding is expected to continue, especially along the Sor Brook and in the areas closest to the river in Adderbury. No further rainfall is forecast today (24/12/20) or tomorrow. River levels have peaked and fallen along the Bloxham Brook, but are still high and falling slowly along the Sor Brook, 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 Sor, Bloxham Brook
Property flooding is expected. River Levels on the Sor Brook rose overnight and remain very high, we expect properties to be flooding in the area around Bodicote and Adderbury. Water levels look to have stabilised this morning and we expect them to start to lower through the day. River levels on the Bloxham Brook rose sharply yesterday evening however levels have dropped back below the flood threshold overnight. No further rainfall is forecast today or tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid contact with flood water, remain safe and aware of your local surroundings 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 20:28
River Sor, Bloxham Brook
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is imminent, especially in the areas closest to the river in Adderbury. Peak levels are expected to be lower than the flooding in November 2012. Further persistent and heavy rainfall is expected tonight, before clearing by tomorrow (24/12/20) morning. We expect river levels to start to drop before 23.00 23/12/20, falling back below the flood risk threshold by the tomorrow morning. 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.