Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook

Flood Alert

River levels are high but falling at the Lilbourne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of property/roads and farmland remains throughout the evening and overnight 15/10/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to River Avon between Stanford and Rugby, River Swift between Cosford and Rugby and Clay Coton Brook between Yelvertoft and Lilbourne. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further rainfall is forecast overnight into 16/10/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 16/10/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 6:36pm, Tuesday 15th October.

Flood Warning Area Details

Low-lying land and roads between Stanford and Rugby including Lilbourne and Clay Coton areas

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire

Watercourses covered: Avon, Swift, Claycoton

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Upper Avon River Swift and Clay Coton Brook.

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

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Avon at Stanford on Avon
River Avon at Stanford on Avon including Stanford on Avon village

River Avon at Rugby and Newbold on Avon
River Avon at Rugby and Newbold on Avon including Aqua Place, Boughton Road and Kinman Way area, Junction One Retail Park area, Fosterd Road and Newbold Road in Rugby and Grange Road, Newbold Road, Main Street and Parkfield Road in Newbold on Avon

No current or recent warnings.

Clay Coton Brook at Clay Coton and Yelvertoft Brook at Yelvertoft
Clay Coton Village, including Clay Coton Church and defended areas, and Yelvertoft Village, including High Street, Swinnertons Lane, Elkins Close, Elkington Road and Bridgend.

No current or recent warnings.

River Swift at Rugby
River Swift at Rugby, including Brownsover Road, Swift Park and Leicester Road Retail Park

No current or recent warnings.

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