Flood Alert Info - River Thames for the Abingdon Area

Area Description

River Thames for the Abingdon Area, including areas between Abingdon down to and including Little Wittenham.
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 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 8 Apr 2018 18:59
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are now falling. Showers and light rain are forecast overnight and tomorrow. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (09/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 8 Apr 2018 09:58
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are now falling. Rain is forecast for today, with the possibility of some heavier showers. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 this evening (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:23
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are now falling slowly. It is forecast to be dry for the remainder of today (Saturday) with heavy showers possible from the early hours of Sunday morning. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (08/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 09:51
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are now falling slowly. It is forecast to be mainly dry today (Saturday) with rain possible overnight. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 this evening (07/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:36
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain very high, especially in the Culham area, but are now falling slowly. It is forecast to be mainly dry overnight, with the potential for heavy showers on Saturday morning. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (07/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 11:45
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain very high, especially in the Culham area, but have now stabilised. It is forecast to be dry today (Friday). River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 this evening (06/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 19:45
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain very high, especially in the Culham area, but have now stabilised. It is forecast to be dry overnight, and into Friday. River levels are not currently expected to rise but current flooding of low lying roads and land will continue. 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 (06/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 11:54
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain very high, especially in the Culham area, but have now stabilised. Thursday is forecast to be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days. 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 this evening (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:12
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain very high, especially in the Culham area, and are rising very slowly. Some light showers are possible overnight tonight, but during the day Thursday will be dry. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days at least. 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 (05/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 12:59
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain very high and are rising very slowly including in the Abingdon, Culham and Clifton Hampden areas but are expected to stop rising during today. Widespread showers are forecast today some of which will be heavy at times. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue for several days at least. 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 this evening (04/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 18:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are rising very slowly including the Abingdon, Culham and Clifton Hampden areas. Some showers are possible overnight tonight with widespread showers and some longer periods of rain forecast on Wednesday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise slightly overnight 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 (04/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:19
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are rising very slowly again in the Abingdon, Culham and Clifton Hampden areas. Some light showers are possible this morning but Tuesday will be a mostly dry day. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise slightly further today 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 this evening (03/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:11
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are now stable in the Abingdon, Culham and Clifton Hampden areas. 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 and the river may rise further overnight 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 (03/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are continuing to rise slowly in the Abingdon, Culham and Clifton Hampden areas. Some light rain is expected this morning with further showers also possible this afternoon. These showers may turn heavy in places this evening and overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further today 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 this afternoon (02/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 19:42
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames are continuting to rise in the Culham area. Persistent rain is expected overnight tonight, with further showers and light rain possible on Monday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further on Monday 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 (02/04/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 10:43
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames is continuting to rise very slowly in the Culham area. Sunday is forecast to be a mostly dry day with further rainfall overnight into Monday. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue and the river may rise further on Monday 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 this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 20:16
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising steadily throughout the day in response to recent rainfall. Any rainfall is now clearing to the east and it should be a largely dry night and into tomorrow morning (01/04/18). Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise tonight and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue, especially in the Abingdon area. We are constantly monitoring river levels. 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 if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 08:34
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising steadily throughout the night in response to yesterday's and last night's rainfall. Some further showers are expected across the area today (31/03/18). Therefore levels are expected to continue to rise today and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected today, especially in the Culham area. We are constantly monitoring river levels and operating the structures on the River Thames to manage river levels. 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 if not before.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 19:03
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames remain high in response to recent rainfall. Overnight and tomorrow (25/01/18), it will be mainly dry with the possibility of scattered showers. Levels are expected to stay high, and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue. We are constantly monitoring river levels. 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, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 10:08
River Thames
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the River Thames have been rising slowly throughout the last two days in response to recent rainfall. A heavy band of rain is expected to move across the area this morning followed by showers through the rest of the day, but the next few days are expected to be much drier. Levels are expected to stay high today, with modest rises possible, and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected today (24/01/2018). We are constantly monitoring river levels. 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.