Flood Alert Info - Middle Avon Rugby to Bidford

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Rugby and Bidford including caravan parks and farmland.
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 16 Jun 2020 16:44
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 1 Mar 2020 17:29
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Stratford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 02/03/20. 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 tomorrow morning, 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:03
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Stratford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 afternoon, 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 17:56
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high and gradually rising at the Bidford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly overnight, Saturday 29/02/2020. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. 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 have deep standing water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:42
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are rising at the Bidford river gauge as a result of the persistent overnight rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding has increased. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. River levels are expected to continue to rise slowly during today, Saturday 29/02/2020. Further scattered showers are forecast throughout the day. 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 have deep standing water. This message will be updated later today, Saturday 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 17:10
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are currently steady but forecast to rise overnight at the Bidford river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall today, Friday 28/02/20. Consequently, flooding roads and farmland is possible overnight, 28/02/20. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Rainfall is forecast to continue until tomorrow morning. We expect river levels to rise tonight and remain high throughout tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 16:14
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are currently steady but forecast to rise this evening at the Bidford river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later today Monday, 24/02/20. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Scattered showers are forecast for the rest of today. We expect river levels to rise tonight and remain high and steady. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 16:37
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Flooding is continuing to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Light and scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 07:22
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Flooding is continuing to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next few days. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:27
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Flooding is continuing to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next few days. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 14:57
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but steady along the Middle Avon, between Leamington and Bidford, as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. The forecast is improving with, lighter showers expected over the next few days. 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, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:39
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further 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 09:49
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen on the River Avon 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 through to midday, 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. Please 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 13:25
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are forecast to rise at the Rugby, Bidford, Stratford and warwick river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected Sunday morning, 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday 17/02/20. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 16:09
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue today Wednesday 15/01/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is expected until tomorrow afternoon, Thursday 16/01/2020. We expect river levels to continue rising today Wednesday 15/01/2020 until this evening and then begin to fall. 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, Thursday 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:01
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today Wednesday 15/01/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is not forecast today Wednesday 15/01/20. We expect river levels to remain high today Wednesday 15/01/20. 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 afternoon, Wednesday 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 16:25
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high today overnight Friday 10/01/20 to Saturday 11/01/20 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 afternoon, tomorrow morning Saturday 11/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 09:30
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today Friday 10/01/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high today Friday 10/01/20 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 afternoon, today Friday 10/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 22:48
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have continued to fall at the Middle Avon river gauges following the recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland is reducing. Overnight, Monday 23 December 2019, some rain is forecast.. 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, Tuesday 24 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 10:47
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are falling at the Stratford and Bidford river gauges as a result of the recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland remains. Today, Monday 23 December 2019 is expected to be mainly dry until later tonight when some overnight rain is forecast. We expect river levels to continue falling. 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 later today, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 10:43
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but falling at the Warwick river gauge and remain high but steady at the Stratford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland is possible. No further heavy rainfall is forecast for today. We expect river levels to remain high. 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 later today, 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:08
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are rising at the Warwick river gauge and remains high at other gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding may continue to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further heavy rainfall is forecast only showers over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high. 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 evening, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 13:52
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels continue to rise at the river gauges as a result of yesterday’s rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland remains. Further heavy rainfall is forecast today, Friday 20 December 2019, and over the next 6 hours followed by heavy 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 later today, 20 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 15:32
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain has been forecast for this area later this afternoon and this evening (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, 20 December 2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. 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 Dec 2019 13:50
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 13:29
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. We expect river levels to remain high until 09:00 on 15/12/19. 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, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 10:36
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 19:57
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are falling at the Stratford and Bidford river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. The weather outlook is improving and no further 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 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, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 09:30
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are falling slowly at the Warwick, Stratford and Bidford river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. The weather outlook is improving and no 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 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 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 16:54
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but steady at the Warwick, Stratford and Bidford river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. The weather outlook is improving and no 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 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, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 08:46
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but steady at the Warwick, Stratford and Bidford river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. The weather outlook is improving and no 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 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, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 03:08
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but falling at the River Avon at Rugby due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. The weather outlook is improving and no further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. 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 morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 17:06
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Rugby river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. River levels are rising at the Stareton river gauge. River levels are high but steady at the Warwick, Stratford and Bidford river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. 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 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, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 04:58
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen on the River Avon at Rugby due to heavy rainfall yesterday, 14 November 2019. The weather outlook is now improving but these levels are still rising and are forecast to remain high over the next 8 hours, and flooding of property, roads and farmland in the area may continue. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case any further warnings are issued and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later this morning, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 12:50
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. 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 12 Nov 2019 17:14
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but continue to fall at the Stratford and Bidford river gauges following the weekend's rainfall. Flooding is likely to continue to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather situation. 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 tomorrow morning, 13/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 09:57
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but continue to fall at the Stratford and Bidford river gauges following the weekend's rainfall. Flooding is likely to continue to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather situation. 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 afternoon, 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 17:44
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Warwick and Bidford River gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 14:52
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Warwick, Stratford and Bidford river gauges following the recent heavy rainfall. The risk of flooding remains, but is reducing and flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is possible 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 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, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 08:16
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Bidford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated this afternoon, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 07:07
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday and into Monday, 11/11/19. 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated this afternoon, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 16:22
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stratford and Bidford river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between from 3:00 tomorrow morning, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Saturday evening, 10/11/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 07:44
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are falling at both the Stratford and Bidford river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. However, flooding is still likely to be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast today 29/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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, 29/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 15:20
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Warwick river gauge. River levels downstream at the Stratford gauge are increasing as the water travels along the watercourse. Flooding is still likely to be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast so the situation is expected to continue to improve, however, we expect the levels in Stratford to rise further this morning. Our incident response staff continue to monitor river levels. 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. We advise you to stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:30
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Warwick river gauge. River levels downstream at the Stratford gauge are increasing as the water travels along the watercourse. Flooding is still likely to be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. No further rainfall is forecast so the situation is expected to continue to improve, however, we expect the levels in Stratford to rise further this morning. Our incident response staff continue to monitor river levels. 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. We advise you to stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated this afternoon, 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 21:00
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Warwick 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 the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. River levels are peaking and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. 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, Monday 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 13:48
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are falling or peaking in the Upper Avon, the Rivers Sowe and Dene areas, are peaking on the Rivers Arrow and Alne, but are still rising in the Middle Avon and in the Rivers Leam, Itchen and Stour areas. 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 this evening, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:52
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are falling or peaking in the Upper Avon, the Rivers Sowe and Dene areas, are peaking on the Rivers Arrow and Alne, but are still rising in the Middle Avon and in the Rivers Leam, Itchen and Stour areas. 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 08:18
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 12:17
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 15 Oct 2019 18:22
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue overnight with raise river levels on 15/10/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Further rainfall is forecast over this evening and overnight into 16/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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, 16/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2019 09:59
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen at the Bidford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected this afternoon on 15/10/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to rise until this evening. Further rainfall is forecast over this evening and overnight into 16/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences 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 this evening, 15/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2019 18:17
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are forecast to rise at the Rugby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. 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, 15/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 08:33
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are high but steady at the Rugby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is possible over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:51
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are forecast to rise at the Rugby river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford including Warwick, Stratford upon Avon, caravan parks and farmland. 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, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 15:41
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 4 Apr 2018 14:31
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Rain has fallen within the Middle Avon Rugby to Bidford 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 21:44
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Levels on the River Avon from Rugby to Bidford 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 11:25
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Although river levels have slowly fallen today (Tuesday, 3rd April), a flood alert for the River Avon 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 16:48
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels will remain high for the rest of the day. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Showers are expected tomorrow. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:24
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 22:19
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Levels on the River Avon from Rugby to Bidford 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. No flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the evening and this message will be updated if the situation changes.


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


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 21:35
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Levels on the Middle Avon from Rugby to Bidford have risen slowly during today (Saturday 31st March) and will continue to rise overnight and into tomorrow (Sunday 1 April). There may still be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Tomorrow, Sunday 1 April is expected to be dry but remain vigilant as more persistent rain is expected on Monday 2 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.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:02
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels have risen on the River Avon, Rugby to Bidford as a result of a band of heavy showery rain passing through the catchment yesterday afternoon and evening. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area today, Saturday 31st March. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Remain vigilant as further rain is expected on Monday 2 April which may lead to further flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 08:50
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high on the River Avon between Warwick and Bidford. River levels have been falling overnight and will continue to do so into this afternoon. 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 15:40
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain high on the Middle Avon between Rugby and Bidford following yesterday’s rainfall. They are expected to remain elevated throughout the rest of 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
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain elevated in the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford . Further rainfall is forecast for today, these may become thundery and heavier this afternoon, which may lead to further rises in levels on the River Avon. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor these webpages for further updates.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 09:01
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels remain elevated in the River Avon between Rugby and Bidford following rainfall on Saturday. They are expected to remain elevated throughout Sunday meaning flooding of low lying land and roads could continue. Further rainfall is forecast later on Sunday and into Monday which may lead to further rises in levels on the River Avon. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor these webpages for further updates.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 17:49
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
As a result of the heavy rain which fell last night and this morning within the Middle Avon Rugby to Bidford catchments. River levels have been rising throughout the day (Saturday 10th March) in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads overnight . 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 31 Dec 2017 15:19
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 15:15
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 15:14
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 09:19
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
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 17:22
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
River levels are currently falling but remain high in this area 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 09:04
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Following the heavy and prolonged rainfall yesterday, result river levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We do not expect the river to rise significantly from the current level. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates 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 18:04
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen over the past 24 hours. As a result river levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates 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 12:17
Avon, St Johns, Fishers
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen overnight on the Middle Avon, Rugby to Bidford. As a result river levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates where required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK