Flood Warning Info - River Thames in Abingdon

Area Description

River Thames in Abingdon.
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 4 Feb 2021 08:26
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steadily falling on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Further flooding of property is possible but not expected. 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, however they were steadily falling overnight and are expected to continue to do so. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 19:57
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Abingdon, but not expected to become more extensive. This evening and overnight is forecast to be dry. Showers are forecast tomorrrow afternoon (4/2/21), but these 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 operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 09:46
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Abingdon. Heavy rain showers are possible this afternoon, (3/2/21) but these are not expected to greatly impact water levels. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 20:20
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in the Abingdon area. There is a chance of showers overnight and tomorrow, (3/2/21). We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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 08:57
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames. Therefore, flooding of property is possible this morning 2/2/21, especially in Abingdon. A slow rise in river levels is expected until this evening. The forecast is for showers today, (2/2/21), with an unsettled week ahead. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. 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.