Flood Warning Info - River Thames and tributaries at New Botley, New and North Hinksey and Grandpont in Oxford

Area Description

River Thames and tributaries at New Botley, New and North Hinksey and Grandpont in Oxford.
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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 7 Feb 2021 19:23
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have been falling in the Oxford area over the past couple of days but remain high. Flooding of property is possible but not expected in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with little rain. We expect water levels to remain steady for the next two days in response to rain seen over the past few days, before continuing to fall from Tuesday. We are not expecting levels to return to the levels seen at the start of this week. We do not expect further property flooding. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid riverside footpaths and flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/02/2021


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 09:01
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have been falling in the Oxford area over the past couple of days, but remain high. Flooding of property is possible but not expected in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. We expect water levels to remain steady for the next two days in response to rain seen over the past few days, before continuing to fall from Tuesday. We are not expecting levels to return to the levels seen at the start of this week, and we do not expect further property flooding. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming weeks. We are monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid riverside footpaths and flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 07/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 18:28
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have been falling on the River Thames and smaller watercourses through Oxford. Flooding of property is possible, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Further rain is forecast this evening and overnight, 06/02/2021. Tomorrow morning should then be mainly dry. We expect water levels to respond to yesterday’s forecasted rain and rise slightly over the coming days. We are not expecting levels to return to levels seen at the start of this week and we do not expect further property flooding. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid riverside footpaths and flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 08:41
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high, but have been falling on the River Thames and smaller watercourses through Oxford. Flooding of property is possible, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. This morning will be mainly dry but we expect rain this afternoon and evening. We expect water levels to respond to yesterdays rain and the forecasted rain, and rise slightly over the coming days. We are not expecting levels to return to levels seen at the start of this week, and we do not expect further property flooding. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid riverside footpaths and flood water. This message will be updated this evening 06/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 19:56
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but falling on the River Thames and smaller watercourses through Oxford. Flooding of property is possible, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Showers are forecast for this evening, 05/02/2021. These have the potential to be heavy at times. Further rainfall is then forecast tomorrow afternoon. We expect water levels to rise slightly over the coming days, but not return to levels seen at the start of this week, and we do not expect further property flooding. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid riverside footpaths and flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 08:39
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have been falling on the River Thames and smaller watercourses through Oxford. Flooding of property is possible, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Today we will see showers throughout the afternoon, and we will see further showers on Saturday afternoon. We expect water levels to respond to yesterdays rain and the forecasted rain, and rise slightly over the coming days. We are not expecting levels to return to levels seen at the start of this week, and we do not expect further property flooding. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming weeks. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid riverside footpaths and flood water. This message will be updated this evening 05/02/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 20:22
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames and smaller watercourses through Oxford, as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is possible, especially in Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont. Generally water levels in Oxford are decreasing, but you may see small local variations on the ground as the watercourses interact with each other. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. 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 operating weirs to reduce flood risk. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 08:15
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames and smaller watercourses through Oxford. Flooding of property is possible, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Generally water levels in Oxford are decreasing, but you might see small local variations as the watercourses interact with each other. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. Rain showers are forecast this afternoon (4/2/21), but they are not expected to impact river levels. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall in the coming days. We are 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. This message will be updated this evening 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 20:13
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 Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. 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 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 4/2/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 09:35
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 Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. 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 Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. 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 11:44
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected today, 2/2/21, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. 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 operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey and Osney Island. 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 19:02
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected this evening, 1/2/21, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. The forecast is for showers overnight and into tomorrow, (2/2/21). 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. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey. 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 11:28
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected today 1/2/21, especially in the Botley, South Hinksey, New Hinksey, North Hinksey and Grandpont areas. The forecast is largely dry today, with further rain forecast overnight and into tomorrow (2/2/21). 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. Temporary defences have been deployed at South Hinksey.. 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 18:04
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames and its tributaries as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Therefore, flooding of property and roads is possible overnight tonight (31/1/21) and tomorrow. The forecast is for a dry night tonight (31/1/21) and tomorrow with a chance of further rain throughout the week. We expect river levels to remain high for several day. 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 (1/02/21), or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Jan 2021 18:39
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but have stabilised and are now falling slowly on the River Thames. 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 slowly over the next few 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, 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 09:02
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but have stabilised and now started to fall slowly on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. 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 slowly over the next few 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, 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 20:00
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but have stabilised and now started to fall slowly on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. The forecast for this evening (31/12/20), tomorrow and into the weekend remains dry. We expect river levels to continue to fall slowly over the next few 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, 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 Thames
No further property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but have stabilised, and are now starting to fall slowly on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. The forecast for today (31/12/20) is mainly dry. We expect river levels to continue to fall slowly over the next few 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, 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 Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont, Botley and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. The forecast for overnight is mainly dry. We expect river levels to remain high over the next two days before starting to fall slowly. 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, 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 Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but have stabilised on the River Thames following previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont, Botley and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. The forecast for today (30/12/20) is mainly dry. We expect river levels to remain high over the next two days before starting to fall slowly. 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, 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 Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high and rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont, Botley and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. The forecast for overnight is mainly dry. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly over the next two days before starting to fall slowly. 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, 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 Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high and rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont, Botley and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. The forecast for today (29/12/20) is for rain showers. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly 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, 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 18:49
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high and rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont, Botley and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. Overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, but with the possibility of isolated showers. We expect river levels to continue to rise slowly 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, 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 10:35
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont, Botley and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. 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, 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 19:24
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rain. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. The South Hinksey temporary barriers have been deployed. 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 12:12
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Thames, as a result of heavy rain overnight. Flooding continues, especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont and New and North Hinksey areas of Oxford. Scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. The South Hinksey temporary barriers have been deployed. 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 17:12
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall on the River Thames, as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected to continue tonight (26/12/20), especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont and New Hinksey areas of Oxford. A further band of rain is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to continue to slowly fall, but levels may respond to further forecast rain over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. The South Hinksey temporary barriers have been deployed. 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 08:15
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but now stable on the River Thames following recent heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is expected to continue today (26/12/20), especially in areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont and New Hinksey areas of Oxford. Levels on the Bulstake Stream and Seacourt stream are starting to drop. Showers are forecast today (26/12/20), with a further heavy band of rain moving through tonight. We expect river levels on the Thames to start dropping today. Levels may rise again in response to forecast rain. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. The South Hinksey Temporary Barrier is deployed. 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, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 16:22
River Thames
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 overnight (25/12/20), especially in the areas of New Botley close to the Seacourt and Bulstake Streams, and areas closest to the Thames in the Grandpont and New Hinksey areas of Oxford. The forecast for tonight (25/12/20) is dry. Further rain is expected late tomorrow. We expect river levels to stabilise tomorrow, but to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. The South Hinksey Temporary Barrier will be deployed. Please 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, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.