Flood Warning Info - River Swift at Rugby

Area Description

River Swift at Rugby, including Brownsover Road, Swift Park and Leicester Road Retail Park.
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 14 Nov 2019 23:46
River Swift
River levels have risen at the Churchover river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall throughout today, 14/11/2019. Consequently flooding of properties is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning. Flooding may affect properties around Leicester Road in Rugby. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of hours. 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 tomorrow morning, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.

Flood Warning issued on 27 May 2018 23:18
River Swift
River levels are continuing to rise on the River Swift as a result of the heavy rainfall today. Flooding to roads and properties from surface water is likely as well as significant patches of standing water. Flooding from the River Swift is likely in areas surrounding both the Old Leicester Road and Leicester Road within Rugby. Please remain vigilant and monitor your own local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, Flood Alerts and further Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local river levels on the GOV.UK website.