River Thames and tributaries in the Oxford area

Flood Alert

Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels have risen on the River Thames as a result of heavy rainfall. Therefore, flooding of low-lying land, footpaths and roads is expected from this evening, particularly in the Wolvercote area. Further rainfall, which could be heavy in isolated areas, is forecast overnight and through tomorrow morning. We expect river levels to remain high through the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk and have been in the area clearing weed/trash screens. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:38pm, Friday 13th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Thames and tributaries in the Oxford area, including areas between Wolvercote down to and including Radley and Jericho

Region: South East

Counties covered: Oxfordshire

Watercourses covered: River Thames

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for River Thames and tributaries in the Oxford area.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

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No current or recent warnings.

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No current or recent warnings.

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River Thames and tributaries at Kennington near Oxford

No current or recent warnings.

River Thames and tributaries at Sandford and Radley near Oxford
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No current or recent warnings.

River Thames and tributaries at Wolvercote in Oxford
River Thames and tributaries at Wolvercote in Oxford

No current or recent warnings.

River Cherwell for the Oxford area
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No current or recent warnings.

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