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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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 10 Feb 2021 08:47
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames, particularly in the Eynsham area. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, mainly dry, but with a few snow showers. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, however they may rise slightly (by a couple of centimetres), before continuing to fall over the coming days. We do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. 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 floodwater and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 10/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2021 18:52
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames, particularly in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, mainly dry, but with a few snow showers. We forecast that water levels will be mainly steady, however they will rise slightly overnight (by a couple of centimetres), before continuing to fall over the coming days. We do not expect this to cause further property flooding. Water levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. 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 floodwater and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2021 09:25
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to remain high in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days. The general trend will be for water levels to be falling. We do not expect any further property flooding. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, mainly dry, but with a few snow showers. 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 floodwater and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 09/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2021 19:57
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to remain high in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days. They might rise marginally at times, however the general trend will be for water levels to be falling. We do not expect any further property flooding. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. 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, 09/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2021 09:20
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to remain high in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days, they might rise marginally at times, however the general trend will be for water levels to be falling. We do not expect any further property flooding. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. 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, 08/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 19:09
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to remain high in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days. They might rise marginally at times, however the general trend will be for water levels to be falling. We do not expect any further property flooding. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. 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, 08/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 08:45
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to remain high in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days. They might rise marginally at times, however the general trend will be for water levels to be falling. We do not expect any further property flooding. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. 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, 07/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 18:15
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to rise very slightly in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days, but will not exceed levels seen over the previous few days. We do not expect any further property flooding. Further rain is forecast this evening and overnight, 06/02/2021. Tomorrow morning should then be mainly dry. 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, 07/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 08:23
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to rise very slightly in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days, but will not exceed levels seen over the previous few days and we do not expect any further property flooding. This morning will be mainly dry, but we expect rain this afternoon and evening. 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 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 19:38
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to rise slightly in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days, but will not exceed levels seen over the previous few days, and we do not expect any further property flooding. 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 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, 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 08:14
River Thames
Property flooding is possible River levels are high on the River Thames. Levels are forecast to rise slightly in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over the next couple of days but will not exceed levels seen over the previous few days, and we do not expect any further property flooding. 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 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 05/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 20:22
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Levels are forecast to rise in the Farmoor, Pinkhill and Eynsham areas over night but will not exceed levels seen over the previous few days. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Eynsham area, however this is not expected to become more extensive. 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, although they did start to very slowly lower overnight. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 07:55
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 in the Eynsham area, however this is not expected to become more extensive. 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, although they did start to very slowly lower overnight. 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 steady on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially in the Eynsham area. 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 09:23
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 in the Eynsham area. 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 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 20:21
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 in the Eynsham 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 11:44
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but remain steady on the River Thames upstream of Oxford. Flooding of property is possible today 2/2/21. 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. 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 19:03
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible this evening, 1/2/21, especially in the Eynsham area. We are not expecting levels to rise much over current levels. 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. 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 07:43
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but steady on the River Thames as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Flooding of property is possible today 1/2/21, especially in the Eynsham area. We are not expecting levels to rise much over current levels. 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. 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 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.