Flood Warning Info - River Thames and tributaries at Sandford and Radley near Oxford

Area Description

River Thames and tributaries at Sandford and Radley near Oxford.
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 8 Feb 2021 19:57
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high, but have been slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford, but we do not expect it to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. We expect water levels to remain high but continue to fall 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, 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 09:42
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have been slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford, but we do not expect it to be come more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. We expect water levels to remain high but continue to fall 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, 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 19:23
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have been slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford, but we do not expect it to become more extensive. The next few days are forecast to be very cold, but dry, with very little rain. We expect water levels to remain high but continue to fall 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, 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 09:06
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but have been slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford, but we do not expect it to be come more extensive. 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 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 18:28
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames. We expect water levels to continue to fall very slowly. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days/weeks. Further rain is forecast this evening and overnight, 06/02/2021. Tomorrow morning should be mainly dry. We do not expect flooding to become more extensive as river levels are forecast to continue to lower 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, 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 08:48
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames, we expect water levels to continue to fall very slowly. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. This morning will be mainly dry, but we expect rain this afternoon and evening. We do not expect the flooding to become more extensive as river levels are forecast to continue to very slowly lower. 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 19:46
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames. We expect water levels to continue to fall very slowly. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days/weeks. 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 08:44
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames, we expect water levels to continue to fall very slowly. Flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days and weeks. Today we will see showers throughout the afternoon and 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 20:11
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high but slowly falling on the River Thames as a result of previous rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property is expected to continue, especially around Sandford. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. 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 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, 05/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Feb 2021 08:21
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 around Sandford. River levels will remain high and responsive to further rainfall over the coming days. Rain showers are forecast this afternoon (4/2/21), but they are not expected to greatly impact river levels. 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 around Sandford. 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 09:40
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 Sandford. 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 Sandford 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 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 Sandford area. 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 19:02
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 Sandford area. 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 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 Sandford area. 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 31 Jan 2021 20:01
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames at Sandford 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 through the week. We expect river levels to remain high for several 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 (1/02/21), or as the situation changes.