Flood Alert Info - Sor Brook and The Bloxham Brook and their tributaries

Area Description

Sor Brook and The Bloxham Brook and their tributaries from Horley and Bloxham to and including Adderbury.
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 31 Jan 2021 20:27
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain but are falling steadily on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of low lying roads, paths and land is expected to continue. The forecast is for a largely dry day today (31/1/21) and overnight. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 1/02/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 21:35
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are rising slowly on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall over the past few days. Flooding of low lying roads, paths and land is expected to continue, especially in the Bodicote area. The forecast is largely dry with a chance of further showers tomorrow morning. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 31/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 13:35
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks, particularly in the Bodicote area following recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, paths and land is expected to continue. The forecast for today (29/01/21) is mainly dry with some showers, with rain turning heavier overnight. We expect river levels to remain sensitive to further rainfall over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 30/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 12:32
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, paths and land is expected today (28/01/21), especially in the Bodicote area. Further rainfall is forecast tonight 28/01/21 and on the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow, 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 13:56
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not expected. River levels remain high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks in response to further rain. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, paths and farmland is expected to continue over the coming days, especially in the Bodicote area. Today (27/12/20) and overnight is forecast to be mainly dry, with the possibility of isolated heavy showers. We expect river levels to continue to fall, but levels may respond to further forecast rain over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 28/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 19:57
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have fallen after previous rainfall, but are forecast to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks in response to further rain. Therefore, flooding of low lying roads, paths and farmland is expected to continue over the coming days, especially in the Bodicote area. A band of further rain is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to continue to fall, but levels may respond to further forecast rain over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings, and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 10:18
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not expected. River levels have now dropped below the flood risk threshold on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks, but are expected to respond again to rainfall forecast tonight (26/12/20). Therefore, flooding of roads, paths, and farmland is possible overnight, particularly in the Bloxham area. Showers are forecast during the day today (26/12/20) with a heavy band of rain moving through tonight. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2020 18:56
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not expected. River levels have now dropped but remain high on the Bloxham Brook. Therefore, flooding of roads, paths, and farmland is expected to continue, especially in the Bodicote area. Levels on the Sor Brook no longer pose a flood risk. No rainfall is forecast overnight (25/12/20). Showers are forecast during the day tomorrow, with a heavy band of rain moving through tomorrow night. We expect river levels to continue falling overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2020 07:56
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not expectedl River levels have now dropped but remain high on the Bloxham Brook. Therefore, flooding of roads, paths, and farmland is expected to continue, especially in the Bodicote area. Levels on the Sor Brook no longer pose a flood risk. No rainfall is forecast today (25/12/20), with further rainfall expected late tomorrow. We expect river levels to continue falling through today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 18:53
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is possible. River levels remain high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall on the 23/12/2020 and overnight. Therefore, flooding of roads, paths, and farmland is expected to continue. A flood warning is in force for potential property flooding in Bodicote and Adderbury, however river levels have and are expected to fall overnight. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to fall over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 10:26
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is expected. River Levels on the Sor Brook rose overnight and remain very high, we expect properties to be flooding in the area around Bodicote and Adderbury. Water levels look to have stabilised this morning and we expect them to start to lower through the day. River levels on the Bloxham Brook rose sharply yesterday evening however levels have dropped back below the flood threshold overnight. No further rainfall is forecast today or tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 18:20
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads, paths, and farmland remains possible this evening (23/12/20), especially in the Bloxham and Adderbury areas. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further persistent and heavy rainfall is expected this evening, before clearing by tomorrow (24/12/20) morning. While rivers have currently stabilised, we expect levels to rise again in response to forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 14:11
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall this morning. Therefore, flooding of roads, paths, and farmland is expected this afternoon (23/12/20), especially in the Bloxham and Adderbury areas. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further persistent and heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising this afternoon before dropping off into tomorrow (24/12/20). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 23/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 08:33
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks (Particularly the Sor Brook) but the water should have started to flow back within its banks overnight. Water will remain in fields for the next few days. No property flooding is currently expected, but flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is still possible as we receive further rainfall. The forecast is for a mostly dry day with a chance of some heavy showers, we are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:49
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels remain high on the Sor Brook but have now started to fall on the Bloxham Brook. The forecast is for a drier evening (16/2/20) with a chance of overnight showers. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:50
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high and near to being full on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of Storm Dennis. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, therefore we expect water levels to continue to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 19:29
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have been rising on the Bloxham Brook in response to the heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis and have started to decline. The Sor Brook has been rising gradually but is within banks. Both water courses will be responsive to further rainfall. Further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight and through to Sunday mid-afternoon (16/02/20). Therefore the risk of flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads remains. No property flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 09:51
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of Storm Dennis. Therefore, the risk of flooding remains, especially in the Bloxham area. Storm Dennis brings a forecast of rainfall - heavy at times - over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising from this afternoon 15/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 15/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 20:05
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of rainfall overnight. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is possible from tomorrow morning 15/02/20, especially in the areas around Bloxham. Rainfall, which could be locally heavy at times, will move through the area from this evening (14/02/20) and through tomorrow morning (15/02/20). Storm Dennis will bring heavy rainfall across the area tomorrow and Sunday (16/02/20). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the coming days in response to this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 18:37
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels responded to todays heavy rainfall and remain high, particularly in the Bloxham Brook at Bloxham. Both the Sor Brook and Bloxham Brook remain responsive to further rainfall. Further showers are forecast tonight and tomorrow (10/02/20). No property flooding is currently expected, but flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected, particularly in the Bloxham area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 11:13
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are expected to rise quickly this afternoon in response to todays forecast heavy rain. Therefore a flood alert for the Sor Brook and Bloxham Brook has been issued. No property flooding is currently expected, but flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected, particularly in the Bloxham area. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 20:39
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have fallen on the Bloxham and Sor Brook and are within banks. Owing to saturated catchments both the Bloxham Brook and Sor Brook are very sensitive to further rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. There is a chance of some further showers overnight tonight (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 10:09
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have fallen on the Bloxham Brook and are within banks, however River levels on the Sor Brook in the Bodicote area remain high and are gradually rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Owing to saturated catchments, both the Bloxham Brook and Sor Brook are very sensitive to further rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. We are expecting further showers this morning, followed by a band of rainfall this afternoon (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this afternoon, 21/12/2019, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 21:15
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have fallen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall, but remain very sensitive to further rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. We are expecting heavy showers overnight through to Saturday morning (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 07:46
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have fallen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall, but remain very sensitive to further rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. We are expecting persistent and at times heavy rainfall to continue this morning (20/12/19), followed by heavy showers from this afternoon through to Saturday morning (21/12/19). We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 21:28
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. We are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed and trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 12:07
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen overnight on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. From this afternoon 19/12/19, Friday 20/12/19 and into the weekend, we are expecting heavy, persistent showers across the area. We therefore expect river levels to rise further over the coming days and into the early part of next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 21:26
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of forecast heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads and low lying land is expected overnight and tomorrow morning (19/12/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 09:57
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected from the river. River levels are high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks, especially on Bloxham Brook in Bloxham. We are expecting a mostly dry day today (16/11/2019). The risk of flooding remains as water moves through the river systems. Water levels are falling slowly and flowing water should now be back within the river channel, but we expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 19:50
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected from the river. River levels are high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks, especially on Bloxham Brook in Bloxham. Further rainfall is forecast tonight, with a mostly dry day tomorrow. The risk of flooding remains as water moves through the river systems. Water levels are falling slowly, but we expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 11:28
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected from the river. River levels are high on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks, especially on the Bloxham Brook in Bloxham. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next few hours with a band of rain crossing the area this evening, but the risk of flooding remains as water moves through the river systems. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days and flooding of low lying land and roads to continue. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 20:43
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected from the river. River levels are high and forecast to rise further on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks. There is no further rainfall forecast tonight with a few showers tomorrow, but the risk of flooding remains as water moves through the river systems. We expect river levels to remain high over the coming days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 10:42
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected from the river. River levels are forecast to rise today on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks. We are expecting further rain this morning which will clear away later in the day. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 18:24
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are forecast to rise tonight on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks. Therefore, flooding of roads and farmland is expected in the early hours of the morning 14/11/2019. Further heavy rainfall is forecast tonight and during Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 19:06
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have started falling on the Bloxham Brooks and Sor Brook, but remain high, particularly on the Sor Brook at Bodicote. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is possible. The forecast is dry overnight with the possibility of light showers tomorrow, 12/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 12/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 10:09
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have started falling on the Bloxham Brooks but remain high on the Sor Brook at Bodicote. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is possible. The forecast is for a dry day today and overnight, 11/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 19:41
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have started falling on the Bloxham Brooks but remain high on the Sor Brook at Bodicote. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is possible. The forecast is for further rain overnight, 10/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 11/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 10:22
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have started falling on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks but remain high and responsive to further rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is possible today. The forecast is for a dry day today with a chance of some further rain overnight 10/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening 10/11/2019,or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 20:22
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of roads, farmland and low lying areas is expected this evening, 09/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Remain safe and aware of your local surroundings. Please refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 09:01
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen slowly on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of last night's rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is still possible today 26/10/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising until later this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated this evening, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 18:18
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are forecast to rise on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks as a result of a period of sustained rainfall tonight (25/10/19) and into tomorrow morning. Therefore, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is expected tomorrow morning, 26/10/19. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are in the area clearing weed/trash screens and checking defences. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 18:48
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, developing through the evening and overnight. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (30/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 10:05
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for a largely dry day with a chance of thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, developing in the late afternoon and through the evening. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (29/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 18:44
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for a chance of thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, overnight. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (29/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 10:19
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for a largely dry day with a chance of thundery showers, which could be heavy at times, through the afternoon. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these showers. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (28/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 17:44
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The forecast is for heavy showers through Sunday evening and overnight however the rainfall amount and location is uncertain. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning (28/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 13:08
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. Heavy showers are forecast overnight and through tomorrow, however the rainfall amount and location is uncertain. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brook will be expected to rise in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff are out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to the River and Sea levels in England webpage for current levels. This message will be updated this evening (27/5/2018).


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:53
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. Levels on the Sor Brook are now stable. Some further showers are possible this evening and these may turn heavy in places overnight. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue overnight tonight (02/04/2018) but no property flooding is expected. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 14:01
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. The Sor Brook is rising in response to recent rainfall. Some further showers are possible this afternoon and these may turn heavy in places this evening and overnight. Levels are expected to continue to rise and flooding of low lying land and roads is expected today (02/04/2018), especially in the Bodicote area. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated by the end of today.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 16:07
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. There is a period of rain forecast this evening (26/12/2017) and during the early hours of tomorrow morning. If we receive this forecasted rainfall, water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks will be expected to rise quickly throughout the night and tomorrow morning in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff have been out today checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jun 2017 16:31
River Sor, Bloxham Brook, Hornton Stream
Property flooding is not currently expected. Heavy and showery rain is expected on Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday morning. Localised torrential downpours are possible but it is very uncertain where this rain will fall. If we receive this forecast rainfall water levels on the Sor and Bloxham Brooks will be expected to rise throughout the night in response. Flooding of low lying land and roads would be expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and our staff have been out in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings, flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Please refer to river levels on the internet for current river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning