Flood Alert Info - River Cole

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Majors Green and Coleshill on the River Cole.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 16:47
River Cole
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday morning (05/10/2020). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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 tomorrow morning, 05/10/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 11:44
River Cole
River levels remain high at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall in the last 48 hours from Storm Alex. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains today Sunday 04/10/20 Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday 05/10/20 Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, Sunday 04/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2020 19:13
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Alex. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 22:00 today, Saturday 03/10/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. Stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 04/10/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Aug 2020 19:08
River Cole
River levels remain high at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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 tomorrow, 26/08/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Aug 2020 11:52
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later today, Tuesday 25/08/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, Tuesday 25/08/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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 this evening, 25/08/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Aug 2020 10:14
River Cole
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today Monday 17/08/2020 and overnight. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and associated heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Aug 2020 09:33
River Cole
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today Sunday 16/08/2020 and overnight. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and associated heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Aug 2020 11:54
River Cole
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area this evening and overnight today Saturday 15/08/2020. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and associated heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Aug 2020 11:45
River Cole
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today and tonight Friday 14/08/2020. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and associated heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Aug 2020 10:25
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today and tonight (13/08/2020). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and associated heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2020 11:40
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today and tonight (12/08/2020). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and associated heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2020 14:43
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution. Heavy rain and potentially severe thunderstorms have been forecast for this area later this afternoon and overnight tonight (10/8/20). Further heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for the next few days, however there is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. As a result, river and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jul 2020 11:48
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area through this afternoon, Saturday 25th July 2020. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jun 2020 09:45
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution as thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today and into this evening (26/06/2020). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2020 11:04
River Cole
River levels are forecast to rise at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this afternoon, Thursday 18/06/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/06/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jun 2020 16:23
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight, 17/06/20. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/06/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2020 16:35
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight, 16/06/20. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/06/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2020 13:08
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area this afternoon and tonight 12/04/2020. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:23
River Cole
River levels are falling slowly at the Coleshill river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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 tomorrow morning 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 11:26
River Cole
River levels have risen on the River Cole as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis and are expected to remain high for the next few days. Consequently, the flooding of low lying property, roads and land is expected to continue. Further potentially heavy rainfall is forecast for the next 6 hours, Sunday 16/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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. Stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in the afternoon, Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 15:02
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain has been forecast for this area today 15/02/2020. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of the heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 16:30
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall today, Friday 20 December 2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few hours followed by showers over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high and continue to rise with the rain today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow, 21 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 16:22
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain has been forecast for this area later today (Wednesday 18 December 2019) and tomorrow (Thursday 19 December 2019). River levels are forecast to rise at the river gauges as a result of the expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow, 19 December 2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 04:56
River Cole
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, the risk of property, roads and farmland flooding throughout today (15/11/19) remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 12:55
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Majors Green river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this afternoon and overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. 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 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 Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:43
River Cole
River levels are falling in the Upper Tame area but are peaking or still rising in the Middle Tame are and on the River Anker. River levels continue to rise in the Lower Tame area as the flood water moves down the river catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 08:17
River Cole
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding may be affecting low-lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue to rise today (26/10/19) We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and checking defences. 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 this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 12:27
River Cole
This Flood Alert is being issued as a precautionary measure following the forecast of heavy persistent rainfall, with the possibility of isolated heavier downpours across this area. This is expected to occur from this afternoon (Friday 25th October) and overnight until Saturday afternoon (26th October). However, there is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 16:36
River Cole
River levels remain high at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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 tomorrow morning, 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 08:26
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning Sunday, 29/09/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this afternoon, 29/09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 18:37
River Cole
River levels are forecast to rise at the Majors Green river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin early Sunday Morning around 3:00, 29/09/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high until late morning, 29/09/19. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Sep 2019 18:08
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rain showers. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening, 27/09/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 29/09/19. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Sep 2019 11:03
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 26/M09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Sep 2019 20:33
River Cole
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Coleshill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is possible over the next few hours. River levels have peaked but no further rise is forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. 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 tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Sep 2019 11:37
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Coleshill river gau


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 06:39
River Cole
River levels are rising at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected today, 09/08/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further thunderstorms are forecast over the next 12 hours, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jul 2019 18:21
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as further heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area this evening and tonight (30/07/2019). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms and heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jul 2019 16:31
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as thunderstorms have been forecast for tonight (23.07.2019). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2019 13:52
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible later this afternoon, Tuesday, 25/06/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated this evening, 25/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jun 2019 12:29
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight Monday 24 June 2019. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms/the heavy rain. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 15:38
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area overnight (in the early hours of Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 16:38
River Cole
River levels are high but steady at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the last 48 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads is expected to continue throughout today 13/06/2019. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. We expect river levels to remain high throughout this evening and overnight. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 10:57
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Coleshill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads is possible later this afternoon 13/06/2019. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. We expect river levels to remain high overnight on 13/06/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 21:45
River Cole
River levels have risen at the Coleshill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads is possible later this evening. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. We expect river levels to remain high overnight on 12/06/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively monitoring river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 19:29
River Cole
River levels are rising at the Swans Barn river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening 11/06/2019 and tomorrow 12/06/19. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to rise overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2018 14:43
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure following the forecast of heavy rain and thunderstorms in the area from later this afternoon into early evening (Sunday 12 August 2018). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 11:38
River Cole
This Flood Alert remains in force as a precautionary measure due to the possibility of thunderstorms in this area from this afternoon (Friday 27 July 2018) through to Saturday morning. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2018 12:42
River Cole
This Flood Alert is being issued as a precautionary measure following the forecast of thunderstorms in this area. This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area from this afternoon (Thursday 26 July 2018) through to Saturday morning. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jul 2018 10:14
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today (Friday 13 July). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jul 2018 13:47
River Cole
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today (Thursday 12 July). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 13:10
River Cole
River levels have fallen overnight following yesterdays heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. A flood warning is still in place for the River Cole at Coleshill. 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 18:08
River Cole
River levels have risen sharply on the River Cole as a result the heavy rainfall today. Flooding to roads and properties from surface water is likely as well as significant patches of standing water. As river levels continue to rise there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. The rain is expected to continue to fall in the area until 9pm this evening (27 May 2018) so please remain vigilant.


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2018 13:36
River Cole
The River Cole is rising in response to this morning’s rainfall. It is expected that river levels will peak soon and will begin to fall through this afternoon. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Please remain vigilant as the location of heavy showers are difficult to predict during thundery weather. If heavy rainfall lands in the same catchment this may mean further alerts and warnings. 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. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:32
River Cole
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 10:47
River Cole
The River Cole is rising in response to overnight and this morning’s rainfall. We will see levels continue to rise throughout this morning and water levels may remain high for the remainder of today (Monday 2nd April). There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Remain vigilant as further rain is expected throughout today, which may lead to further flood risk. 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. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 15:41
River Cole
As a result of the rainfall experienced throughout today river levels on the River Cole between Majors Green and Coleshill have been rising. River levels are expected to continue to rise in this area for the next few hours and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels are expected to remain raised throughout the evening. 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 08:23
River Cole
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen overnight on Low-lying land and roads between Majors Green and Coleshill on the River Cole catchment. 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 website.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:42
River Cole
Heavy and prolonged rainfall is expected to fall on Low-lying land and roads between Majors Green and Coleshill on the River Cole catchment overnight in to the early hours of tomorrow morning. As a result, River levels are expected to rise 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 and tomorrow. Due to the heavy and persistent nature of the expected 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 website.