Flood Warning Info - River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock above Oxford

Area Description

River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock above Oxford including Northmoor, Stanton Harcourt, Bablock Hythe and caravan park, Eynsham, Swinford and Yarnton.
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 23 Feb 2020 18:12
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected but risk to properties near the river remains possible. River levels are now slowly falling on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford following a period of mostly dry weather after last weeks rainfall. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, this risk is currently reducing. The forecast for this evening is dry and rainfall is forecast on Monday 24/02/2020. We expect river levels to continue falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and have been the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 09:56
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected but risk to properties near the river remains possible. River levels are now slowly falling on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford following a period of mostly dry weather after last weeks rainfall. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, this risk is currently reducing. The forecast is for clouds and light rain this morning, which will clear away this afternoon. We expect river levels to continue falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated this evening, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 18:31
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected but risk to properties near the river remains possible. River levels are now falling slowly on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, but this risk is reducing. The forecast is for light rain overnight and into Sunday morning, 23/02/2020. We expect river levels to continue falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep in place any property flood protection products you are using, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 09:39
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are now slowly falling on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford, following recent rainfall. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, this risk is currently reducing. Today will be mostly dry with the potential for a few showers. We will receive rain overnight and into tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep in place any property flood protection products you are using, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated this evening, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 17:51
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are now steady or beginning to fall on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford following recent rainfall. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, but this risk is currently reducing. No further rainfall is forecast today, 21/02/20. We expect river levels to continue slowly falling across all lock sites over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and have been in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep in place any property flood protection products you are using, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 15:24
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are now steady or beginning to fall on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford following recent rainfall. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, but this risk is currently reducing. No further rainfall is forecast today, 21/02/20. We expect river levels to begin falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep in place any property flood protection products you are using, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated this evening, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 08:54
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are now steady or beginning to fall on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford following recent rainfall. River levels are still high and the risk of property flooding remains, particularly in the areas around Eynsham, closest to the River Thames, this risk is currently reducing. No further rainfall is forecast today, 21/02/20. We expect river levels to begin falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep in place any property flood protection products you are using, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated this afternoon, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 17:40
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are now steady or beginning to fall on the River Thames between Newbridge and Kings Lock, Oxford following recent rainfall. Therefore, the risk of property flooding remains, but is reducing, particularly in the areas between Northmoor and Eynsham, closest to the River Thames. No further rainfall is forecast this evening, 20/02/20, or tomorrow, 21/02/20. We expect river levels to begin falling across all lock sites over the next 24 to 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please keep in place any property flood protection products you are using, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and keep family, pets and cars safe until river levels have receded further. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 08:58
River Thames
Property flooding remains possible. River levels continue to slowly rise on the River Thames as a result of Storm Dennis. Therefore, the risk of property flooding remains in the areas between Northmoor and Eynsham, closest to the River Thames. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in November 2012. A band of rainfall, heavy in places, is forecast this morning, 20/02/20. This will pass by the evening, leaving a predominantly dry night and day tomorrow. We expect river levels to peak during the day tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk, and in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 20:37
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels continue to rise on the River Thames as a result of Storm Dennis. Therefore, the risk of property flooding remains in the areas between Northmoor and Eynsham closest to the River Thames. Peak levels will be similar to the flooding in November 2012. Any showers today, 19/02/20, have mostly cleared to leave a largely dry night for most areas. A further band of heavy rainfall is forecast from late tomorrow morning, 20/02/20, which will clear by tomorrow evening. We expect river levels to peak tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and 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 move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 08:42
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are rising slowly on the River Thames as a result of Storm Dennis. Property flooding is possible. Please be aware, flood water could be deep and fast flowing. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and in the area checking defences. 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 afternoon, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.