Flood Alert Info - River Leam and River Itchen

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Grandborough and Leamington, including Long Itchington.

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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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 18:45
River Leam, River Itchen
This flood alert was issued due to the heavy rain within the River Leam and Itchen catchment yesterday (Sunday 27 May). This resulted in river levels rising in this area this morning and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels continue to remain raised in the Eathorpe area and are not forecast to start falling until around 8 pm this evening. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 07:05
River Leam, River Itchen
Heavy rain has fallen within the River Leam and Itchen catchment yesterday. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area this morning and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. Further showers are forecast during the week so please remain vigilant. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are currently monitoring the situation and talking to our professional partners.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 15:59
River Leam, River Itchen
Rain has fallen within the River Leam and River Itchen 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 21:41
River Leam, River Itchen
Levels on the River Leam and River Itchen 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 11:19
River Leam, River Itchen
Although river levels have slowly fallen today (Tuesday, 3rd April), a flood alert for the River Leam and River Itchen 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 16:44
River Leam, River Itchen
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
River Leam, River Itchen
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 22:25
River Leam, River Itchen
Levels on the River Leam and River Itchen 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
River Leam, River Itchen
Levels on the River Leam and River Itchen remain high with low lying land and roads still remaining at risk of flooding. 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 10:35
River Leam, River Itchen
Levels on the River Leam and River Itchen 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 18:07
River Leam, River Itchen
Heavy showery rainfall yesterday and overnight has resulted in levels rising on the River Leam and River Itchen today (Friday 30th March) and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads later today in this area. River levels are expected to continue rising as the area is affected by the current bands of heavy 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 14 Mar 2018 08:50
River Leam, River Itchen
River levels remain high on the River Leam but have begun to fall and will continue to do so into this afternoon. Levels on the River Itchen continue to fall. Flooding of low lying land and roads may still occur today. 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 13 Mar 2018 15:24
River Leam, River Itchen
River levels remain high on the River Leam but have started to fall on the River Itchen following yesterday’s rainfall. They are expected to remain elevated throughout today meaning flooding of low lying land and roads may continue. 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
River Leam, River Itchen
River levels in the Leam and River Itchen catchments will remain high throughout the day. Further rainfall is forecast for day, these may become thundery and heavy later this afternoon. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Leamington Spa and Eathorpe 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 clearing blockages and trash screens in the area


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 09:41
River Leam, River Itchen
River levels in the Leam and River Itchen 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 Leamington Spa and Eathorpe 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 clearing blockages and trash screens in the area


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 08:35
River Leam, River Itchen
Heavy rain has fallen over night and this morning within the River Leam and River Itchen catchments. River levels are rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Leamington Spa and Eathorpe areas early this afternoon. No flooding of properties is forecast and no flood 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 clearing blockages and trash screens in the area.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 16:12
River Leam, River Itchen
We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure as heavy rain is forecast overnight tonight (Friday 9th March) within the River Leam and River Itchen catchments. This may result in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Leamington Spa and Eathorpe areas early tomorrow morning. No flooding of properties is forecast and no flood 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 clearing blockages and trash screens in the area.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 15:32
River Leam, River Itchen
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 Wednesday. 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 08:39
River Leam, River Itchen
River levels are rising slowly in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads today. No further significant rain is forecast for today or Wednesday. 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 17:18
River Leam, River Itchen
River levels remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads this evening and overnight. Further rain is forecast for this 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 5 Mar 2018 09:34
River Leam, River Itchen
Snow melt and rainfall has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads today (Monday 5th March). Further rain is forecast for this afternoon and evening. River levels are expected to remain raised overnight and 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 07:30
Leam, Itchen
Following the heavy rain and showers yesterday (Wednesday 24th) that fell over the Leam and Itchen catchment, river levels have risen over night. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads today. There is the potential for light scattered showers throughout the rest of today and we expect river levels to remain raised today, 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 continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 16:06
Leam, Itchen
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 14:54
Leam, Itchen
River levels remain high on the River Leam and River Itchen. 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
Leam, Itchen
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 Rivers Leam and Itchen. 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 10:10
Leam, Itchen
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
Leam, Itchen
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
Leam, Itchen
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 15:20
Leam, Itchen
River levels are expected to rise again in this area and remain high for at least the next 24 hours. Heavy rain is currently forecast this evening (Tuesday 2nd January) and into Wednesday and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads as a result. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates where 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 31 Dec 2017 15:10
Leam, Itchen
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 15:12
Leam, Itchen
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 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 15:13
Leam, Itchen
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 09:16
Leam, Itchen
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 17:16
Leam, Itchen
River levels are expected to remain high in this area into tomorrow 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 08:55
Leam, Itchen
There remains a risk of flooding to Low-lying land and roads between Grandborough and Leamington, including Long Itchington. River levels are expected to remain high in this area throughout the remainder of today and into tomorrow, so this Flood Alert will remain in force. Levels are not expected to increase significantly from the current level. 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 27 Dec 2017 18:11
Leam, Itchen
Heavy rainfall last night and this morning has led to risk of flooding to Low-lying land and roads between Grandborough and Leamington, including Long Itchington. River levels are expected to remain high in this area throughout the remainder of today and into tomorrow, so this Flood Alert will remain in force. Levels are not expected to increase significantly from the current level. 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 27 Dec 2017 09:03
Leam, Itchen
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen overnight on Low-lying land and roads between Grandborough and Leamington, including Long Itchington. 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 and a Flood Warning is expected to be issued later today. 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 16:42
Leam, Itchen
Heavy rain has fallen within the River Leam and River Itchen 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 may be issued for this area tomorrow (Wednesday 27 December 2017). 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.