River Ray and its tributaries from Shipton Lee to and including Islip

Flood Alert

Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels continue to rise on the River Ray following recent rainfall, particularly in the Islip area. Levels are also high on the River Cherwell and will remain so over the coming days. Flooding continues. Further rainfall, which could be heavy at times, is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the coming week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are operating weirs to reduce flood risk. Please remain safe and aware of your local surroundings and refer to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels, and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 7:44pm, Sunday 15th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Ray and its tributaries from Shipton Lee to Islip, including Ludgershall, Blackthorn and Murcott

Region: South East

Counties covered: Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire

Watercourses covered: River Ray, Wootten Brook, Doddershall Brook, Tetchwick Brook, Lugershall Brook, Murswell Hill Brook, Cutters Brook, Piddington Brook, Blackthorn Brook, Panshill Brook, Studley Wood Brook, Beckley Broo

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 Ray and its tributaries from Shipton Lee to and including Islip.

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).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Ray for Islip
River Ray for Islip

No current or recent warnings.

River Ray from the Heath Bridge area to and including the Otmoor Basin
River Ray from the Heath Bridge area to and including the Otmoor Basin

No current or recent warnings.

Langford Village and other areas of Bicester on the Langford Brook
Areas of Bicester including Langford Village and the Launton Road Industrial Estate, on the Langford Brook, down to the confluence with the River Ray

No current or recent warnings.

Langford and Wendlebury Brooks from Stratton Audley down to near Merton
Langford and Wendlebury Brooks and their tributaries from Stratton Audley down to the M40 near Merton, including Bicester and Wendlebury

Wendlebury village on the Wendlebury Brook
Wendlebury village on the Wendlebury Brook, South East of the A41 to the confluence with the Langford Brook

No current or recent warnings.

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