Flood Alert Info - Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Stanford and Rugby including Lilbourne and Clay Coton areas.

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

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 14:22
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels have fallen overnight following yesterdays heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. There may be isolated showers throughout the day and further showers are forecast throughout the week, so please remain vigilant and continue to monitor the forecast. It is not possible for us to know where these storms could occur, so please remain vigilant and monitor your own local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, liaising with our professional partners, and have staff out checking for and clearing blockages. We will issue Updates, Flood Alerts and/or Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 20:38
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are rising on the River Avon following the heavy rainfall this afternoon (Sunday 27 May). Heavy rainfall is expected to continue in the catchment over the next few hours so please note that river levels may react quickly following thundery showers. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, liaising with our professional partners, and have staff out checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 10:42
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels on the Upper Avon, Swift and Clay Coton Brook remain high today, Wednesday 11th April. Further rain showers are forecast for today and for tomorrow. Low lying land and roads in the area may still be flooded and standing water may be seen for several days. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 07:47
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy rain has fallen overnight (Tuesday 10th April 2018) within the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton Brook catchment. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying lands and roads. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 09:01
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Due to the heavy rainfall that fell on Monday 02 April 2018, the catchment remains saturated, and therefore the river levels remain elevated today 06 April 2018. Further heavy rainfall is expected tomorrow Saturday 07 April 2018. However no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 08:48
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
No further rainfall is expected to fall today (Thursday 05 April 2018). However due to the recent heavy rainfall over the last few says the catchment is very saturated, and therefore river levels will remain elevated, however no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 14:28
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Rain has fallen within the Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook catchment this morning (Wednesday, 04/04/2018). This has resulted in raised river levels in the area, following heavy rainfall over the weekend. The forecast is for further showers throughout this afternoon and into the evening. Therefore, we expect river levels to remain raised throughout the next 24 hours and this flood alert will remain in place overnight. However, no flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Please take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 21:39
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Levels on the River Avon have been falling slowly during today (Tuesday 3rd April) and will continue to do so overnight. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Remain vigilant as heavy showery rain is expected tomorrow (Wednesday 4th April) which may lead to rivers rising again. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:12
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Although river levels have slowly fallen today (Tuesday, 3rd April), a flood alert for the River Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton Brook remains in place. Heavy rain showers are forecast for tomorrow (Wednesday, 4th April) which may lead to further flood risk. Take care near areas of concern and please be aware there may be standing water seen for several days. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:28
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels will remain high for the rest of the day. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Showers are expected tomorrow. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:24
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels remain high as a result of last night’s rainfall. We expect levels to remain high throughout this morning and for most of today (Monday 2nd April) due to widespread rainfall forecast throughout the day. There may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area and we will continue to monitor river levels in this location. At the time of this statement, no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Remain vigilant, take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 22:12
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Levels on the River Avon have been falling slowly during today (Sunday 1st April). River levels are then forecast to start to rise again due to more heavy persistent rain being expected overnight and into the early hours of tomorrow (Monday 2nd April) which may lead to an increased flood risk. Flooding of properties is possible and flood warnings may have to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the evening and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 11:42
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Levels on the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton Brook are starting to fall during today (Sunday 1st April). There may still be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Today is expected to be mainly dry but remain vigilant as more persistent rain is expected from tomorrow morning (Monday 2nd April) which may lead to further flood risk. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 10:33
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Levels on the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton Brook are still high but are steadily falling with low lying land and roads still remaining at risk of flooding. They will continue to fall as light scattered showers are expected today. At the time of this statement flooding of properties is not expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the evening and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 19:18
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Levels on the River Avon will continue to remain high and steady this evening (Friday 30th March). River levels are then forecast to continue rising as the area is affected by the current bands of heavy showery rain until the early hours of tomorrow morning. At the time of this statement flooding of properties is not expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the evening and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 08:01
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy showery rainfall yesterday and overnight has resulted in levels rising on the River Avon and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads today (Friday 30th March) in this area. No flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Remain vigilant as further heavy showery rainfall over the next few days may lead to further rises in the river levels and increased flood risk. We will continue to monitor the river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 09:45
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels in the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton catchments have fallen below the Flood Alert Level. However, further recent rainfall earlier today will mean that river levels will remain elevated. The consequence of this, is that the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads will continue throughout today in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 10:04
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels in the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton catchments have fallen below the Flood Alert Level. However, we are expecting them to rise again in the next few hours. Meaning that flooding of low lying land and roads may continue throughout today in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 09:00
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels have started to fall in the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton catchments following rainfall over the weekend. They are expected to remain elevated throughout today meaning flooding of low lying land and roads may continue in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. Further rainfall is forecast which may cause levels to rise again. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 15:19
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels have started to fall in the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton catchments following yesterday’s rainfall. They are expected to remain elevated throughout today meaning flooding of low lying land and roads may continue in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. Further rainfall is forecast later this week when levels may rise again. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 09:17
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels in the Upper Avon, Clay Coton and River Swift catchments will remain high throughout the day. Further rainfall is forecast today, these may become thundery and heavier later this afternoon. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation and Environment Agency staff are clearing blockages and trash screens in the area


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 09:40
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels in the Upper Avon, Clay Coton and River Swift catchments are beginning to fall. River levels are still high in these areas with further rainfall forecast and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation and Environment Agency staff are clearing blockages and trash screens in the area.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 08:35
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy rain has fallen overnight and this morning within the Upper Avon, Clay Coton and River Swift catchments. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas. No flooding of properties is forecast and no warnings are expected to be issued. Further rain is forecast over the weekend and into Monday. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation and Environment Agency staff are clearing blockages and trash screens in the area.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 16:20
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure as heavy rain is forecast overnight tonight (Friday 9th March) within the Upper Avon, Clay Coton and River Swift catchments. This may result in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Clay Coton, Stanford and Yelvertoft areas early tomorrow morning. No flooding of properties is forecast and no warnings are expected to be issued. Further rain is forecast over the weekend and into Monday. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation and Environment Agency staff are clearing blockages and trash screens in the area.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 15:29
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads this evening and overnight. No further significant rain is forecast for today or tomorrow. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 08:41
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads today. No further significant rain is forecast for today or tomorrow. River levels are expected to remain raised overnight, however no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 16:37
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Snow melt and rainfall has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads overnight. Further rain is forecast for this afternoon and evening. River levels are expected to remain raised into Tuesday, however no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 09:49
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
The heavy rain and showers that fell over the upper Avon catchment yesterday (Wednesday 24th) resulted in river levels rising over night, but they are now beginning to slowly fall. There may still be some flooding to low lying land and roads today (Thursday 25th). There is the potential for further scattered showers throughout the rest of today. No flooding of properties is expected and no Warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 16:32
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy rain has fallen over the Avon catchment earlier today. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads overnight. There is the potential for light scattered showers overnight and we expect river levels to remain raised for the next few hours, however no flooding of properties is expected and no Warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 16:07
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Isolated scattered showers over the catchment today (Tuesday 23rd) have resulted in river levels remaining raised, and there is still the potential for the flooding of low lying land and roads overnight and into tomorrow. We expect there to be potentially heavy rainfall early tomorrow (Wednesday 24th) morning. However, no flooding of properties is expected, and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 14:52
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels remain high on the Upper Avon, River Swift and Clay Coton Brook. Flooding to low lying land and roads is expected to continue. Mostly dry weather is forecast for Monday, with further rain showers on Tuesday and Wednesday. We will continue to monitor the situation. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 16:35
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
We have seen a mixture of rain, sleet and snow through today (Sunday 21st January) which will continue through this afternoon and evening. This has caused river levels to begin rising on the Upper Avon and its tributaries. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly overnight and into Monday which may lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. At this moment in time, no property flooding is expected. Please take care near any watercourses and monitor the gov.uk website for any updates. We have had field staff out clearing trash screens and will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 10:11
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours, and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. No significant rain is currently forecast for today, Friday 5th January. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when necessary. We are not currently expecting to issue any Flood Warnings for this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:25
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours, and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. No significant rain is currently forecast for Thursday evening (4th January). We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when necessary. We are not currently expecting to issue any Flood Warnings for this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 16:16
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours, and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. No significant rain is currently forecast for Wednesday evening (3nd January). We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when necessary. We are not currently expecting to issue any Flood Warnings for this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 15:12
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours, and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. Heavy rain is currently forecast for Tuesday evening (2nd January), and into Wednesday, and flood risk may increase as a result. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when necessary. We are not currently expecting to issue any Flood Warnings for this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 15:04
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are currently falling slowly but are expected to remain high in this area . Further sporadic bands of rain are expected over the next 24 hours and there continues to be a risk of flooding. Heavy rain is currently forecast for Tuesday evening (2nd January) and into Wednesday and flood risk may increase again as a result. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates . Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 15:11
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are currently falling slowly but are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. Further sporadic bands of rain are expected over the next couple of days and there continues to be a risk of flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation but are not expecting to issue any Flood Warnings in this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 15:09
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are currently falling slowly but are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. Additional bands of rain are expected to continue throughout the bank holiday weekend and there may be a further risk of flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation but are not expecting to issue any Flood Warnings in this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 15:12
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area for at least the next 24 hours and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. Additional bands of rain are expected to continue throughout the weekend and so there may be a further risk of flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation but are not expecting to issue any Flood Warnings in this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 09:13
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area today and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Rainfall is expected in the catchment during the day which may lead to further flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 17:09
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area today and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Rainfall is expected in the catchment overnight which may lead to further flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:30
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels are expected to remain high in this area today and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings where required. Further rainfall is expected tomorrow and so there may be further risk of flooding. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 17:44
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen over the past 24 hours. As a result, River levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels are expected to remain raised throughout the night, so this Flood Alert will remain in force. We will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings where required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 08:51
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen overnight on Low-lying land and roads between Stanford and Rugby including Lilbourne and Clay Coton areas. Further rainfall is expected throughout this morning. As a result, River levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels are expected to remain raised throughout the remainder of today, so this Flood Alert will remain in force. Due to the heavy and persistent nature of this rainfall additional flood risk may occur, we will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings where required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:55
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy rain has fallen within the Upper Avon, Swift and Clay Coton Brook catchment last night (Monday 25 December 2017). This has resulted in river levels rising in this area, and as a precaution we have issued the flood alert, as there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Further rainfall is expected overnight. Flood warnings are expected to be issued for this area. We will continue to monitor the situation and update our website with any developments in the forecast. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 15:16
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
River levels have been high in the Upper Avon catchment due to snow melt and rain earlier this week. The latest band of rain passed over the catchment last night. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Levels will peak in the early evening and drop in the early hours of Saturday. We are not expecting to issue a flood warning. Remain vigilant as further rainfall over the next few days may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 16:26
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
A band of rain has been falling through the afternoon and there has been melting snow in the Clay Coton Brook catchment. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Levels will peak in the early evening. We expect the rain to move eastwards before a further rain band arrives this evening. Remain vigilant as further heavy rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 15:31
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning. This will result in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect the rainfall to continue throughout the night, with river levels to remain raised for a few hours tomorrow morning. No flooding of properties is currently expected and we do not anticipate the need for further flood warnings in this area. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Sep 2017 15:14
Avon, Swift, Claycoton
Heavy rain has fallen within the Clay Coton catchment overnight and this morning. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect that the bulk of the rainfall has now fallen as a result of this rainfall event, but river levels will remain raised for the next few hours. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.