Flood Warning Info - River Thames for Shiplake, Lower Shiplake and Wargrave

Area Description

River Thames from Shiplake to Bolney Court near Henley including Lower Shiplake and Wargrave.
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.

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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 9 Feb 2021 18:35
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high but are falling on the River Thames. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 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).


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2021 11:39
River Thames
Property flooding remains possible. River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of roads and low lying land is expected to continue today (09/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially land closest to the river. The forecast for today and overnight is mainly dry, with the potential for snow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tonight (09/02/2021) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2021 19:20
River Thames
River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. No further property flooding is expected in the Shiplake area. The forecast for today and overnight is mainly dry, with the potential for snow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (09/02/2021) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2021 17:13
River Thames
Property flooding remains possible. River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of roads and low lying land is expected to continue today (08/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially land closest to the river. The forecast for today and overnight is mainly dry, with the potential for snow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (09/02/2021) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Feb 2021 09:16
River Thames
Further property flooding is not expected. River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. This flood warning was removed in error yesterday morning (07/02/21) but was reinstated shortly after as river levels remain high, however further property flooding is not expected. Flooding of roads and low lying land is expected to continue today (08/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially land closest to the river. The forecast for today is mainly dry, with the potential for snow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening (08/02/2021) or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 18:21
River Thames
Further property flooding is not expected. River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. This flood warning was removed in error this morning (07/02/21) but was reinstated shortly after as river levels remain high, however further property flooding is not expected. Flooding of roads and low lying land is expected to continue today (07/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially land closest to the river. The forecast this evening (07/02/21) and tomorrow is mainly dry with potential for snow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 15:08
River Thames
Further property flooding is not expected. River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. This flood warning was removed in error this morning (07/02/21) but was reinstated shortly after as river levels remain high, however further property flooding is not expected. Flooding of roads and low lying land is expected to continue today (07/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially land closest to the river. The forecast today is mainly dry (07/02/21) with potential for snow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today, 07/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Feb 2021 13:30
River Thames
Property flooding is not expected. River levels are slowly falling on the River Thames. Flooding of, roads and land is expected to continue today (07/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially land closest to the river. The forecast today is mainly dry (07/02/21) and snow is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today, 07/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Feb 2021 18:58
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high and steady on the River Thames as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue tonight (06/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Further rainfall is forecast this evening (06/02/2021) and overnight, potentially turning to snow. In response to this we expect river levels to remain high and to rise slightly over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' web page 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 11:32
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high and steady on the River Thames as a result of a period of recent rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue tonight (06/02/21) and into tomorrow, especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Showers and are forecast later today (06/02/21) with potential for snow tomorrow. In response to this we expect river levels remain high and to rise slightly over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated later today, 06/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Feb 2021 19:04
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high and steady on the River Thames as a result of a period of recent rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight (05/02/21) and into the weekend, especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Showers and are forecast tomorrow (06/02/21) and the following day with potential for snow. In response to this we expect river levels remain high and to rise slightly over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. 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 10:05
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are now falling slowly on the River Thames as a result of a period of previous rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today (05/02/21), especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Showers are forecast today and over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. 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 19:12
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain very high on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall but levels are slowly beginning to fall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue tonight (04/02/21) and tomorrow, especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Light showers are possible overnight (04/02/21) and later in the week. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. 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 09:35
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high but are now falling slowly on the River Thames as a result of a period of previous rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today (04/02/21), especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Showers are forecast today and over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 04/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 18:27
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain very high on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight, especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. The forecast is largely dry this evening (03/02/2021) and overnight, with further showers possible later in the week. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' web page for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 04/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Feb 2021 09:01
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain very high on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today (03/03/21), especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Further heavy showers are possible today (03/02/21) and later in the week. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 03/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 20:47
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain very high on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue throughout this evening (02/02/2021) and overnight, especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. The forecast is predominantly dry overnight with further heavy showers possible tomorrow (03/02/2021). We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 03/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 08:11
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high and continue to slowly rise on the River Thames following sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue throughout today (02/02/2021), especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. The forecast is for further showers today and into tomorrow (03/02/21). Levels are expected to continue slowly rising today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 02/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 18:02
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high and continue to slowly rise on the River Thames following sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue throughout tonight and tomorrow (02/02/2021), especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake area. Further light showers are possible overnight and into tomorrow. Levels are expected to continue slowly rising tonight before stabilising tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 10:37
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high and continue to slowly rise on the River Thames following sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue throughout today (01/02/2021), especially in areas closest to the river in the Lower Shiplake Area. The forecast is for a predominantly dry day today (01/02/2021). Further rainfall is forecast through the week. Levels are expected to continue slowly rising through much of today before stabilising overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 01/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 22:01
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high and continue to slowly rise on the River Thames following sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected overnight tonight (31/01/2021) and into tomorrow, especially in the Lower Shiplake Area. Light showers are possible tonight, turning predominantly dry tomorrow 01/02/2021. Further rainfall is forecast through the week. Levels are expected to continue slowly rising overnight and into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 01/02/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 14:23
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected currently, especially in the Lower Shiplake area. Tomorrow 01/02/2021 is expected to be clear and further rainfall is forecast across next week. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area checking defences and clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. 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 31/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 16:59
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of a period of sustained rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected later this evening 30/01/2021, especially in the Lower Shiplake area. Tomorrow 31/01/2021 is expected to be clear and further rainfall is forecast across next week. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area checking defences and clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. 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 31/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Jan 2021 10:00
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected in the Shiplake area. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly starting to fall. No more substantial rainfall is forecast however we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 01/01/21 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2020 16:24
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected in the Shiplake area. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly starting to fall. No more substantial rainfall is forecast, however we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/01/21 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Dec 2020 09:18
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected in the Shiplake area. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly starting to fall. No more substantial rainfall is forecast, however we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 31/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2020 20:33
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected in the Shiplake area. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly starting to fall. No more substantial rainfall is forecast however we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 31/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Dec 2020 09:37
River Thames
No further property flooding is expected in the Shiplake area. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are slowly starting to fall. No more substantial rainfall is forecast however we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 30/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 18:40
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, isolated property flooding is expected, especially in Shiplake area close to the river. No more substantial rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/12/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:19
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, isolated property flooding is expected, especially in Shiplake area close to the river. No more substantial rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 29/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 18:08
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, isolated property flooding is expected overnight, especially in Shiplake area close to the river. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 11:49
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of property,roads and farmland is possible today 28/12/20, especially in the Shiplake area. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 08:23
River Thames
Property flooding is possible but no longer expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are gradually starting to fall. Flooding of roads and farmland is still expected but as the river level continues to fall the risk of flooding of property is reducing in the Shiplake area. Further rainfall is forecast today (23/02/20) with further rainfall forecast tomorrow (24/02/20). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 23/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 19:08
River Thames
Property flooding is possible but no longer expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are gradually starting fall. Flooding of roads and farmland is still expected but as the river level continues to fall the risk of flooding of property is reducing in the Shiplake area. Further rainfall is forecast tonight (22/02/2020)into Sunday with the potential to be heavy times. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 23/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 08:34
River Thames
Property flooding is possible but no longer expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are gradually starting to fall. Flooding of roads and farmland is still expected but as the river level continues to fall the risk of flooding of property is reducing in the Shiplake area. Further light rainfall is forecast this evening into Sunday 23/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 22/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 18:48
River Thames
Property flooding is possible but no longer expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are gradually starting to fall. Flooding of roads and farmland is still expected, but as the river level continues to fall the risk of flooding of property is reducing in the Shiplake area. The forecast is for a dry day for the rest of today, 21/02/20 with showers overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 08:30
River Thames
Property flooding is possible but no longer expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall but are gradually starting to fall. Flooding of roads and farmland is still expected but as the river level continues to fall the risk of flooding of property is reducing in the Shiplake area. The forecast is for a dry day today 21/02/20 with showers overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 21/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 20:30
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames, as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected, and flooding of properties close to the river is possible 20/02/2020, especially in the Shiplake area. Highest river levels will be similar to those in July 2007. No rainfall is forecast this evening 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 09:00
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels remain high on the River Thames as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected and flooding of properties close to the river is possible today 20/02/2020, especially in the Shiplake area. Highest river levels will similar to those in July 2007. Further rainfall is forecast this afternoon with some initially heavy bursts, clearing 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 17:46
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected, and flooding of properties close to the river is possible today 19/02/2020, especially in the Shiplake area. Highest river levels will be similar to those in Feb 2009. Further rainfall is forecast this afternoon, clearing 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, 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 08:52
River Thames
"Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected and flooding of properties close to the river is possible today 19/02/2020, especially in the Shiplake area. Highest river levels will similar to those in Feb 2009. Further rainfall is forecast this afternoon, clearing 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 19/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 19:35
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected, and flooding of properties close to the river is possible this evening, 18/02/2020 and into tomorrow morning 19/02/2020, especially in the Shiplake area. Highest river levels will be similar to those in Feb 2009. This evening and overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, with isolated showers. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:03
River Thames
Property flooding is expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected and flooding of properties close to the river is possible this morning 18/02/2020, especially in the Shiplake area. Peak levels will be lower than the flooding in Feb 2009. Today is forecast to be mainly dry with the potential for heavy rain showers this afternoon. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2019 17:35
River Thames
"Property flooding remains possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall last week. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. River levels have continued to fall slowly overnight into this morning 26/12/19 but will remain high over the next few days. Levels will be responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. The forecast for this evening boxing day (26/12/19) is for isolated showers followed by a dry clear day tomorrow (27/12/19). Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/12/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2019 10:12
River Thames
"Property flooding remains possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall last week. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. River levels have continued to fall slowly overnight into this morning 26/12/19 but will remain high over the next few days. Levels will be responsive to further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. The forecast for today boxing day (26/12/19) and overnight is for isolated showers followed by a dry clear day tomorrow (27/12/19). Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 26/12/19, or as the situation changes."


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2019 18:30
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. River levels have continued to fall slowly today 25/12/19 but will remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. The forecast for this evening Christmas day (25/12/19) and overnight is clear but widespread rainfall is forecast for tomorrow afternoon (26/12/19) and into the evening. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2019 11:46
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. River levels have continued to fall very slightly overnight and are expected to continue falling today, they will remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. The forecast for today Christmas day (25/12/19) is clear but further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow (26/12/19). Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 18:20
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. River levels have lowered very slightly today and are expected to continue with this tonight, they will remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. We are expecting dry weather tonight and tomorrow with further rain expected early Thursday morning. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2019 08:56
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. River levels have lowered very slightly overnight and are expected to continue with this today, they will remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Further rainfall showers are forecast today and clearing to leave a dry afternoon and night. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 18:16
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. We expect river levels to stabilise overnight tonight 23/12/19 but remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:20
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are high on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. We expect river levels to stabilise but remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated this evening, 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 18:08
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are forecast to continue to rise slowly on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying properties close to the river is still possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (23/12/19), or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:28
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are forecast to continue to rise on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying areas and properties is possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated this evening 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 18:58
River Thames
Property flooding is possible. River levels are forecast to continue to rise on the River Thames as a result of sustained heavy rainfall. Therefore flooding of low lying areas and properties is possible, especially in the Bolney Road and Basmore Lane areas, from overnight tonight (21/12/19) onwards. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (22/12/19).


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:24
River Thames
The River Thames remains high in response to recent rainfall, however property flooding is no longer expected. The majority of rainfall has now cleared with dry weather forecast for tomorrow. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, please refer to River Levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (05/04/18).


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 12:18
River Thames
The River Thames has been rising steadily throughout the morning in response to recent rainfall. Levels will continue to rise and there is the potential for property flooding. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, please refer to River Levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening (04/04/2018).


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 04:02
River Thames
The River Thames has been rising steadily through the early morning in response to recent rainfall. Levels will continue to rise and there is the potential for property flooding this morning (04/04/2018) onwards. We are constantly monitoring river levels. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, please refer to river Levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning if not before.