Flood Alert Info - River Blythe in Warwickshire

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Cheswick Green and Blyth End.

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 Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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

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


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 11:39
River Blythe
This Flood Alert remains in force as a precautionary measure due to the possibility of thunderstorms in this area from this afternoon (Friday 27 July 2018) through to Saturday morning. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


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


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


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jul 2018 13:46
River Blythe
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area today (Thursday 12 July). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 13:47
River Blythe
River levels have fallen overnight following yesterdays heavy rainfall and thunderstorms. There may be isolated showers throughout the day and further showers are forecast throughout the week, so please remain vigilant and continue to monitor the forecast. It is not possible for us to know where these storms could occur, so please remain vigilant and monitor your own local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, liaising with our professional partners, and have staff out checking for and clearing blockages. We will issue Updates, Flood Alerts and/or Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 17:51
River Blythe
River levels have risen sharply on the River Blythe as a result the heavy rainfall today. Flooding to roads and properties from surface water is likely as well as significant patches of standing water. As river levels continue to rise there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. The rain is expected to continue to fall in the area until 9pm this evening (27 May 2018) so please remain vigilant.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 21:46
River Blythe
Levels on the River Blythe 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 11:18
River Blythe
River levels are falling slowly and will continue to fall throughout today (Tuesday 3rd April 2018). It is expected to be mainly dry today with heavy showers possible tomorrow afternoon. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:36
River Blythe
River levels will remain high for the rest of the day. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Showers are expected tomorrow. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:24
River Blythe
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 22:01
River Blythe
Levels on the River Blythe have been slowly falling during today (Sunday 1st April) and have fallen below levels of concern. No further flooding to fields and roads is expected, however there may be standing water seen for several days. This Flood Alert remains in force due to more heavy persistent rain being expected overnight and into the early hours of tomorrow (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 continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 11:42
River Blythe
Levels on the River Blythe are falling steadily 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 21:21
River Blythe
Levels on the River Blythe have started to fall during today (Saturday 31st March). 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 08:53
River Blythe
River levels have risen on the River Blythe 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. A flood warning for the River Blythe at Earlswood has already been issued. 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 13 Mar 2018 15:34
River Blythe
River levels have started to fall in the River Blythe catchment following yesterday’s rainfall. They are expected to remain elevated throughout today meaning flooding of low lying land and roads may continue in the area. 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 15:04
River Blythe
River levels have started to fall in the River Blythe catchment following yesterday’s rainfall. They are expected to remain elevated throughout today meaning flooding of low lying land and roads may continue. Further rainfall is forecast later this week when levels may rise again. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 12:10
River Blythe
River levels have started to rise again in the River Blythe catchment following this mornings rainfall. They are expected to remain elevated throughout today meaning flooding of low lying land and roads could continue. Further rainfall is forecast this afternoon, which may be thundery and heavy in places. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 09:31
River Blythe
River levels remain elevated in the lower River Blythe catchment 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 Blythe. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor the GOV.UK website for further updates.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 07:33
River Blythe
Persistent, heavy rainfall overnight has been affecting the River Blythe catchment. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area this morning (Saturday 10th March). There may be flooding to low lying land and roads around Cheswick Green area. We expect the rain to continue throughout morning and for river levels to remain raised for today. Further rain is forecast over the weekend and into Monday. No flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 15:41
River Blythe
Following heavy rain and snow on Sunday, levels on the River Blythe in Warwickshire have risen. As a result, we expect flooding to low lying land and roads this afternoon and evening. River levels are expected to remain high overnight and into Tuesday morning. However no flooding of properties is expected. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 09:21
River Blythe
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 15:37
River Blythe
River levels are expected to remain high in this area tonight (Thursday 28th December) and there may continue to be flooding to low lying land and roads. Additional bands of rain are expected overnight, with more forecast throughout the weekend, and so there may be a further risk of flooding. We will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings if required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 08:26
River Blythe
Following the heavy rainfall yesterday, river levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels are expected to remain raised throughout the remainder of today, so this Flood Alert will remain in force. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow which may result in additional flood risk, we will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings where required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 08:31
River Blythe
Heavy and prolonged rainfall has fallen overnight on Low-lying land and roads between Cheswick Green and Blyth End. Further rainfall is expected throughout this morning. As a result, River levels are expected to remain high in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels are expected to remain raised throughout the remainder of today, so this Flood Alert will remain in force. Due to the heavy and persistent nature of this rainfall additional flood risk may occur, we will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings where required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:47
River Blythe
Heavy and prolonged rainfall is expected to fall on Low-lying land and roads between Cheswick Green and Blyth End catchment overnight in to the early hours of tomorrow morning. As a result, River levels are expected to rise in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. River levels are expected to remain raised throughout the remainder of today and tomorrow. Due to the heavy and persistent nature of the expected rainfall additional flood risk may occur, we will continue to monitor the situation and will issue Flood Warnings where required. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 16:37
River Blythe
A band of rain has been falling through the afternoon and there has been melting snow in the River Blythe catchment. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads between Cheswick Green and Blyth End. We expect the rain to move eastwards before a further rain band arrives this evening. Remain vigilant as further heavy rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.