Flood Warning Info - River Thame at Dorchester

Area Description

River Thame in the Dorchester and Overy areas.
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.

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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 8 Feb 2021 19:57
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame. No further property flooding is expected. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. Water levels will continue to fall for the next few days, but remain high and responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe, avoid flood water and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2021 09:06
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester and Bridge End, but we do not expect it to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. Water levels will continue to fall for the next few days, but remain high and responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe, avoid flood water and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 08/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 18:58
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester and Bridge End, but we do not expect it to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. Water levels will continue to fall for the next few days, but remain high and responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe, avoid flood water, 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, 08/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 08:39
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are falling on the River Thame. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester and Bridge End, but we do not expect it to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. Water levels will continue to fall for the next few days, but remain high and responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe, avoid flood water, 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 this evening, 07/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 17:56
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thame. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester and Bridge End, but we do not forecast it to be as extensive as earlier this week. Further rain is forecast this evening and overnight, 06/02/2021. Tomorrow morning should then be mainly dry. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe, avoid flood water, 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, 07/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 08:14
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but have been slowly falling on the River Thame over the past few days. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester and Bridge End, but we do not forecast it to be as extensive as earlier this week. This morning will be mainly dry but we expect rain this afternoon and evening. River levels will rise in response to this rain today and into tomorrow, but we do not expect it to rise as high as it has been earlier this week. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe, avoid flood water, 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 this evening 06/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 19:38
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thame. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester/Bridge End, but we do not forecast it to be as extensive as earlier this week. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. Showers are forecast for this evening, 05/02/2021. These have the potential to be heavy at times. Tomorrow morning will be mainly dry, before further rainfall moves across the region in the afternoon. 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 morning, 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 08:07
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. Water levels remain very high, they fell steadily yesterday, however we do expect them to rise slightly later today in response to yesterday's rainfall. Flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester and Bridge End, but we do not forecast it it be as extensive as earlier this week. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. Today we will see showers move in throughout the afternoon, and then we will see further showers on Saturday afternoon. 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 this evening 5/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 19:21
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. Water levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thame. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester/Bridge End. Further showers are forecast this evening (04/02/2021). Tomorrow morning will be mainly dry before scattered showers move in throughout the afternoon. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall 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 morning, 05/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 07:43
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. Water levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thame. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester, Bridge End. Rain showers are forecast this afternoon (4/2/21), but they are not expected to greatly impact river levels. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall 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 this evening, 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 19:20
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. Water levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thame. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester/Bridge End. This evening and overnight is forecast to be dry. Showers are forecast tomorrrow afternoon (4/2/21), but this is not expected to greatly impact river levels. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall 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 morning, 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 09:11
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. Water levels remain high but are slowly falling on the River Thame. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in Dorchester, Bridge End. Heavy rain showers are forecast this afternoon, (3/2/21) but these are not expected to greatly impact water levels. We expect river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall 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 this evening, 3/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 20:21
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Dorchester area. There is a chance of showers overnight and tomorrow, (3/2/21). We expect river levels to remain high and responsive to further rainfall 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 morning, 3/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 10:17
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected to continue today 2/2/21 in the Dorchester area. The forecast is largely dry today (2/2/21) with a chance of some showers this afternoon and overnight. 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 this evening, 2/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 20:41
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected to continue today (1/2/21) and tomorrow in the Dorchester area. The forecast is for overnight showers tonight (1/2/21) and tomorrow morning. 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 morning, 2/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 11:29
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected to continue today 1/2/21 in the Dorchester area. The forecast is largely dry today (1/2/21) with a chance of some overnight rain tonight. 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 this evening, 1/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 21:02
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rainfall. flooding of property is expected overnight 31/1/21, especially in the Dorchester area. The forecast is largely dry, with further rain forecast next week. 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 morning, 1/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 11:42
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising slowly on the River Thame as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property in the Dorchester area is expected to continue today 31/01/21. No further rainfall is forecast this weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this evening, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 18:54
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising slowly on the River Thame as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property is expected today 30/01/21, especially in the Dorchester area. 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 Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected this morning 30/01/21, especially in the Dorchester 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 31 Dec 2020 08:49
River Thame
No further property flooding is expected. River levels have fallen on the River Thame following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. 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 18:00
River Thame
No further property flooding is expected. River levels have fallen on the River Thame following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue. 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 09:12
River Thame
No further property flooding is expected. River levels have fallen on the River Thame following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue. 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. 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 18:16
River Thame
No further property flooding is expected. River levels have fallen on the River Thame following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue. 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, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:16
River Thame
No further property flooding is expected. River levels have fallen on the River Thame following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue. 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 18:56
River Thame
No further property flooding is expected. River levels have fallen on the River Thame following high levels as a result of previous heavy rain. Existing property flooding may continue. 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 09:22
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas of Dorchester closest to the river. 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 19:32
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in areas of Dorchester closest to the river. 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 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 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 10:11
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thame as a result of heavy rain overnight. Therefore, flooding of property is possible later this morning 27/12/20, especially in areas of Dorchester closest to the river. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high 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 this evening, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 20:48
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the River Thame as a result of previous heavy rainfall and in response to further rainfall forecast tonight. Flooding is expected early tomorrow morning 27/12/20, especially in areas of Dorchester closest to the River Thame. A band of heavy rain is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high 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 7 Oct 2020 19:20
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high on the River Thame as a result of Storm Alex and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight. The forecast for tonight is for a band of rain moving through overnight. River levels are now slowly dropping and we expect levels to continue to fall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens to reduce flood risk. 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, 08/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Oct 2020 08:38
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high on the River Thame as a result of Storm Alex and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue through today (07/10/20), especially affecting properties closest to the River Thame in Dorchester. The forecast for today (07/10/20) is predominantly dry, with a band of rain moving through overnight. River levels are now slowly dropping and we expect levels to continue to drop through today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens and operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 08/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 11:33
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thame as a result of Storm Alex and water moving downstream. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue through today (06/10/20), especially properties closest to the River Thame in Dorchester. The forecast for today (06/10/20) is for showers, but rainfall totals are not expected to be significant. River levels are now stable and we expect them to remain high throughout today before starting to drop. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens and operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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, 07/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 02:30
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thame as a result of Storm Alex. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected in the early hours this morning (06/10/20), especially properties closest to the River Thame in Dorchester. The forecast for today (06/10/20) is for showers, but rainfall totals are not expected to be significant. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout the morning as water moves down the River Thame. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens and operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety, 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 during the day, 06/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 18:38
River Thame
Property flooding is not currently expected based on the current forecast over the next few days. River levels remain high on the lower River Thame but have been steadily falling over the past 24 hours. The forecast is for a dry evening (24/12/2019) and clear Christmas Day (25/12/2019) with potential for heavy showers on Boxing Day (26/12/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please 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 tomorrow morning, 25/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 09:53
River Thame
Property flooding is not currently expected based on the current forecast over the next few days. River levels remain high on the lower River Thame but have been steadily falling over the past 24 hours. Todays forecast is for heavy thundery showers this morning, clearing this afternoon (24/12/2019). It will be dry tomorrow for Christmas Day (25/12/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please 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 24/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 18:51
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high on the lower River Thame. Therefore flooding of a small number of properties closest to the river is possible. River levels are beginning to fall, but are expected to remain high over the next few days and sensitive to rainfall. Rain is expected overnight into Tuesday (24/12/2019).  We are closely monitoring the situation. Please 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 tomorrow morning, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 07:35
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high on the lower river Thame. Therefore, flooding of a small number of properties closest to the river is possible. River levels are stable but are expected to remain high for several days and sensitive to further rainfall. Today is forecast to be mainly dry before more rain moves in overnight tonight into Tuesday (24/12/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please 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, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 20:03
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Thames as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected tomorrow morning, 23/12/2019. We expect flooding to affect properties along River Gardens. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in November 2000. Further heavy rain is not forecast today (22/12/19) or tomorrow, but there is a chance of showers which may be heavy at times on 24/12/19. We expect river levels to continue rising over the next couple of days as water moves through the river system. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area today warning and informing residents. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated tomorrow, 23/12/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:51
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Thame as a result of prolonged rainfall over the past few days. Levels are forecast to continue slowly rising as water discharges from the Upper Thame catchment. Maximum levels in Dorchester are expected to be almost as high as those in November and December 2009. We have one report that a property flooded on the High Street in that event. Properties closest to the river may need to take precautionary measures and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Further spells of rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days. Levels are currently forecast to continue slowly rising. Maximum levels are expected to be similar to those in December 2012 with similar impacts on the ground. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area informing residents. This message will be updated this evening, 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.