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Flood alert for River Coln and its tributaries

Property flooding is not currently expected. River levels are high, but steady, on the River Coln following rainfall over recent weeks and high groundwater levels. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected to continue over the coming days, especially in the Fairford area. The weather forecast is for a dry day today (07/06/2024) and into the weekend. Next week from Monday 10/06/2024 is expected to be predominantly dry, but showers may develop through Monday and Tuesday. Rainfall totals are not expected to be significant. River levels are expected to remain high and will be sensitive to further rainfall. We are monitoring the situation. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Go to the 'River and Sea levels in England' webpage for current river levels. This message will be updated on Friday, 14/06/2024, or before if the situation changes.

Flood alert area: River Coln and its tributaries from Whittington to the confluence with The River Thames.

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