Flood Warning Info - River Thame from below Eythrope to Chiselhampton

Area Description

River Thame from below Eythrope to Chiselhampton including Cuddington, Thame, Shabbington, Ickford, Waterperry, Cuddesdon, Wheatley and Chippinghurst.
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 20:26
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising on the River Thame as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property is expected tomorrow morning 31/01/21, especially between Eythrope and Thame. 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 16 Jan 2021 21:48
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are very slowly dropping on the River Thame following persistent rainfall. Therefore, the possibility of property flooding remains overnight tonight (17/01/21), especially for properties closest to the River Thame. The forecast for tonight and tomorrow is predominantly dry. Levels are expected to continue slowly dropping overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 09:08
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high on the River Thame following persistent rainfall. Therefore, the possibility of property flooding remains today (16/01/21), especially for properties closest to the River Thame. The forecast is for rain to clear late this morning, leaving a dry afternoon. Levels are high but now slowly dropping between Aylesbury and Thame. Levels may rise again in response to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 18:19
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high on the River Thame following persistent rainfall. Therefore, the possibility of property flooding remains overnight tonight (15/01/21), especially for properties closest to the River Thame. Persistent rainfall is expected to start overnight and continue through tomorrow morning. Levels are now dropping or stable at the top of the River Thame, but continue to rise in the Thame area. Levels are expected to stabilise in this area over the next 24 hours. Levels may rise again in response to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 09:25
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high on the River Thame following persistent rainfall over the last 48 hours. Therefore, the possibility of property flooding remains today (15/01/21), especially for properties closest to the River Thame. Today is forecast to be dry, but further rain is expected on Saturday. Levels are now dropping at the top of the River Thame, but continue to rise in the Thame area. Levels are expected to stabilise in this area over the next 24 hours. Levels may rise again in response to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 15/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 21:29
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels continue to steadily rise on the River Thame as a result of persistent rainfall over the last 48 hours. Therefore, flooding of property is possible overnight tonight (14/01/21), especially in the areas closest to the River Thame around the Thame and Wheatley areas. No further rainfall is forecast overnight or tomorrow (15/01/21), but further rain is expected on Saturday. We expect river levels to stabilise overnight tonight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and avoid contact with flood water. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 11:33
River Thame
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thame following Storm Alex. Levels are now slowly dropping between Aylesbury and Chiselhampton. Flooding of property remains possible, especially in the rural areas between Aylesbury and Thame. Showers are forecast today (06/10/20), but rainfall totals are not expected to be significant. We expect river levels to continue falling throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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 5 Oct 2020 12:11
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Thame following Storm Alex. Levels have stabilised around Aylesbury, but continue to slowly rise in the Thame area. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the rural areas between Aylesbury and Thame. Flooding of properties in areas downstream of Thame is not forecast at this point. Showers are forecast today (05/10/20), but rainfall totals are not expected to be significant. We expect river levels to stabilise and begin falling in these areas over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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, 06/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 17:30
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels continue to rise slowly on the River Thame following Storm Alex. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the rural areas between Aylesbury and Thame. Flooding of properties in Thame and areas downstream is not forecast at this point. Any rainfall over the next 12 hours will be light and is not forecast to impact river levels. We expect river levels to begin falling in these areas over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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, 05/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 15:14
River Thame
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thame as a result of Storm Alex. Therefore, flooding of property is possible from this afternoon 04/10/20, especially in the rural areas closest to Aylesbury such as Nether Winchendon and Chearsley. Only properties closest to the river are likely to be affected. Flooding of properties in Thame and areas downstream is not forecast. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours before clearing to leave a largely dry evening and overnight. Levels have peaked upstream, so we do not expect levels to rise significantly further. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. 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 this evening, 04/10/20, or as the situation changes.