Flood Warning Info - River Stour from Halford to Clifford Chambers

Area Description

River Stour from Halford to Clifford Chambers including Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone and Atherton on Stour.
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 23 Dec 2020 22:07
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Shipston river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting properties at Halford, Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone, Atherton on Stour and Clifford Chambers Further rainfall is expected. Our incident response staff will continue to monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 12:27
River Stour
River levels remain high at the Shipston river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall in the last 48 hours from Storm Alex. The risk of property, roads and farmland flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties at Halford, Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone, Atherton on Stour and Clifford Chambers. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated this evening Sunday 04.10.20.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Oct 2020 20:35
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Shipston river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Alex. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected from 04:00 tomorrow morning, Sunday 04/10/20. Flooding is affecting properties at Halford, Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone, Atherton on Stour and Clifford Chambers. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until Sunday afternoon 04/10/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 04/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 08:31
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Shipston river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently flooding may affect properties at Halford, Newbold on Stour, Crimscote, Alderminster, Preston on Stour, Ailstone, Atherton on Stour and Clifford Chambers later today. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.