Flood Alert Info - Bristol Frome Catchment

Area Description

River Frome and tributaries between Chipping Sodbury and Bristol Floating Harbour.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

Important information
Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 13:11
Bristol Frome
Up to 30 mm of rainfall has fallen in some areas of the Bristol Frome catchment between 09:00 am on 26/12/2017 and 09:00 am on 27/12/2017. Although the rain has now cleared the area, rivers are still responding to this rainfall. The next 48 hours are expected to be largely dry, with a forecast of more rainfall on 29/12/2017. River levels on the River Frome at Chipping Sodbury, and the River Frome at Frenchay have peaked and are now falling. The River Frome at Eastville is currently rising. The River Frome at Bristol Floating Harbour is stable.

Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 23:02
Bristol Frome
Flooding is possible following today’s heavy periods of rain with a further 5-10 mm forecasted tonight and into the early hours of Wednesday the 27/12/2017. The flood alert criteria could be met at approximately 3am on the 27/12/2017 if conditions do materialise. River levels on the Bristol Frome at Frenchay are rising. Catchments are saturated and remain responsive to rainfall. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide a further update if the situation changes.