Flood Warning Info - River Towy at Old Llangunnor Road, Carmarthen

Area Description

Properties on the Old Llangunnor Road Upstream of the A40 Road Bridge to the East of the Towy Retail Park.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2021 09:09
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The River Towy has peaked in Carmarthen and continues to gradually subside through Sunday 21st February. The warning is expected to remain in force until later today. You can monitor the situation in your area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. .


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2021 20:09
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared this area. Current forecasts and observed river levels at Carmarthen suggest that the River Tywi has now reached a peak level at this location, although there could potentially be further increases to this level over the next few hours. The observed level at Old Llangunnor Road is close to the top of the flood defence wall, but it is thought that overtopping is now unlikely. A site investigation officer from NRW is present at this location to monitor the situation. Properties in this area are at risk as water may begin to start leaking through the defences. We advise that the situation is monitored, and precautions are taken as necessary. The flood walls are not currently forecast to overtop. The confidence in this forecast is currently moderate and we will update this message if the situation changes. You can monitor the situation in your area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2021 06:37
South West
A low-pressure system has brought a series of weather fronts over the last 24 hours. Rainfall is still expected to be persistent and heavy at times, continuing until Saturday afternoon the 20th February. River levels in the Towy at Carmarthen are expected to rise until at least 01.00 PM on Saturday 20th February. Properties in this area are at risk as water may begin to start leaking through the defences. We advise that the situation is monitored and precautions taken as necessary. The flood walls are currently forecast to overtop, the confidence in this forecast is currently moderate. We will update this message if the situation changes. You can monitor the situation in your area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 07:36
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue to ease. The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. River levels in the Towy at Carmarthen are expected to remain high through the day on 21st January. . Properties in this area are at risk as water may leak through the defences. We advise that the situation is monitored and precautions taken as necessary. The flood walls are not currently forecast to overtop, We will update this message if the situation changes. You can monitor the situation in your area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. .


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 19:28
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue this evening, Wednesday 20th January for the next few hours. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. Carmarthenshire County Council have an operational response at this area and will be onsite with pumps. . River levels in the Towy at Carmarthen are expected to rise until at least 05:30 AM on Thursday the 21st January 2021. . Properties in this area are at risk as water may begin to start leaking through the defences. We advise that the situation is monitored and precautions taken as necessary. It is possible that the flood walls may overtop. We will update this message if the situation changes. You can monitor the situation in your area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. .