Flood Warning Info - Loxwood on the River Lox

Area Description

Loxwood Stream at Loxwood, including Loxwood Village, and Brewhurst Mill.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

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

Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 23:04
Loxwood Stream
River levels are still high on the Lox, but now beginning to fall, after widespread heavy rain from Storm Dennis. Flood impacts will continue to affect fields, gardens, roads and isolated properties, including Onslow Arms, Brewhurst Mill and Brewhurst Lane. Surface water flooding may still remain in Loxwood Village. Please continue to take care in and around flood affected areas, flood water can contain hidden dangers. Rain has now cleared, and only isolated showers are expected until Thursday 20/2/2020. These showers are unlikely to cause river levels to rise significantly, if at all. River levels may not return to normal until Monday evening 17/2/2020. Please operate private water control structures to reduce the risk of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 10:00 on 17/2/2020.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 10:44
Loxwood Stream
The Loxwood Stream is rising quickly following 40mm of rainfall due to Storm Dennis. Further showers are possible until 15:00 16/02/2020. River levels are rising and property flooding is expected from 12:00 16/02/2020. Water will also affect fields, gardens, and roads. River levels will be higher than recent months. Locations affected could include: Onslow Arms, Brewhurst Mill. Surface water flooding may affect Loxwood Village. Rain will ease Sunday afternoon. With only isolated showers through to midweek, river levels should begin to fall by Monday morning 17/02/2020. Please operate private water control structures to reduce the risk of flooding. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. We will update this message by 22:00 16/02/2020