Flood Alert Info - Sor Brook and The Bloxham Brook and their tributaries

Area Description

Sor Brook and The Bloxham Brook and their tributaries from Horley and Bloxham to and including Adderbury.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 18:48
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, developing through the evening and overnight. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (30/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 10:05
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for a largely dry day with a chance of thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, developing in the late afternoon and through the evening. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (29/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 18:44
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for a chance of thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, overnight. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (29/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 10:19
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for a largely dry day with a chance of thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, through the afternoon. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (28/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 17:44
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for heavy showers through Sunday evening and overnight however the rainfall amount and location is uncertain. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (28/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 13:08
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. Heavy showers are forecast overnight and through tomorrow, however the rainfall amount and location is uncertain. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (27/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:53
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the Sor Brook are now stable. Some further showers are possible this evening and these may turn heavy in places overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue overnight tonight (02/04/2018) but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 14:01
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The Sor Brook is rising in response to recent rainfall. Some further showers are possible this afternoon and these may turn heavy in places this evening and overnight. Levels are expected to continue to rise and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected today (02/04/2018), especially in the Bodicote area. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated by the end of today.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 16:07
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. There is a period of rain forecast this evening (26/12/2017) and during the early hours of tomorrow morning. If we receive this forecasted rainfall, water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks will be expected to rise quickly throughout the night and tomorrow morning in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff have been out today checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2017 16:31
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. Heavy and showery rain is expected on Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday morning. Localised torrential downpours are possible but it is very uncertain where this rain will fall. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks will be expected to rise throughout the night in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff have been out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning