Flood Alert Info - Western Cleddau

Flood Alert Currently in Force

Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 14:10
South West
Remaining very unsettled today Tuesday 19th January, as Storm Christoph brings further heavy rain this afternoon and especially overnight into Wednesday. Rain will continue throughout Wednesday, increasing river levels further. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land until Thursday 21st January.

Area Description

Rivers in the Western Cleddau catchment .
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 History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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

Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 05:37
South West
The rain has now mainly cleared away, however river levels are still rising. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours of today Saturday 16th January 2021.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2020 18:01
South West
River levels are already high in this area and in many places ground conditions are saturated. Further rainfall is expected to arrive in the catchment tonight on Thursday 17th December and will continue until the early hours on Friday 18th December. A further band of heavy rain will arrive Friday morning and continue overnight to Saturday 19th December. This rainfall is expected to be very intense at times and there is a very high risk of flooding during Friday. Further bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding is likely to continue over the weekend into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes. .


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2020 16:54
South West
Heavy rainfall is forecast from midnight tonight through until midday tomorrow, Wednesday 16th December 2020. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2020 09:17
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 1 PM on Sunday 13th December. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2020 19:55
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until midnight on Wednesday 9th December. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight. .


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 11:41
South West
Further rain is forecast this afternoon and overnight into Saturday 5th December 2020. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 02:31
South West
The rainfall is forecast to ease by 06:00 AM on 4th December 2020. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2020 12:01
South West
River levels remain high from Saturday morning's rain, and ground conditions are saturated. The weather remains very unsettled, and there is a continuing risk of flooding. Isolated showers are possible through today Sunday 1st November. Further rainfall is then expected to arrive in the catchment overnight into Monday 2nd November accompanied by gale or severe gale force west or southwesterly winds. Successive bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding will increase and remain high into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Oct 2020 11:44
South West
River levels remain high from Saturday morning's rain, and ground conditions are saturated. The weather remains very unsettled, and there is a continuing risk of flooding. Isolated showers are possible through today Saturday 31st October. Further rainfall is then expected to arrive in the catchment overnight into Sunday 1st November accompanied by gale or severe gale force west or southwesterly winds. Successive bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding will increase and remain high into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2020 18:14
South West
River levels are already high in this area and in many places ground conditions are saturated. Further rainfall is expected to arrive in the catchment tonight on Friday 30th October and will continue through the night to Saturday morning the 31st October. This rainfall is expected to be very intense at times and there is a high risk of flooding during Saturday. Further bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding is likely to continue over the weekend into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2020 20:54
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 8:45 AM on Friday the 30th of October. The Western Cleddau is expected to peak at about 8:00 AM on Friday the 30th of October, upstream of Haverfordwest. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2020 15:21
South West
This Flood Alert is for Sunday 4th October 2020. Heavy rain is forecast overnight and into Sunday morning before clearing Sunday lunchtime. River levels are expected to remain high throughout Sunday. Natural Resources Wales will be monitoring the situation and will advise if further Flood Warnings are required as the event unfolds. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Aug 2020 07:19
South West
The arrival of Storm Francis has brought widespread rainfall to the catchment overnight. The heaviest rainfall is forecast to clear the area by approximately 08:30 AM on Tuesday 25th August, leaving only lighter isolated showers for the remainder of the morning. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 11:38
South West
Heavy rainfall associated with Storm Jorge is impacting the area. The rainfall is forecast to continue overnight until 5am on Saturday 29th February. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 01:03
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 10:00 AM on Sunday 16th February. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue overnight as Storm Dennis moves through west Wales. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 00:50
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until approximately 03:00 am today Sunday 3rd November 2019. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 20:29
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the areas. The combination of ground conditions and existing river levels gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 16:05
South West
The current period of rainfall is forecast to persist until late morning on Saturday the 26th of October, rainfall will become heavy at times. River levels in this area will rise this afternoon and will become high this evening and will remain high through Saturday. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 21:10
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 14:25
South West
The rainfall is forecast to slowly clear this afternoon, Tuesday 18th December 2018. The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, but river levels will continue to rise until late afternoon. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2018 15:03
South West
The heaviest rainfall will clear the area between 3pm and 4pm, today Saturday 15th December 2018. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 15:36
South West
Following the heavy rain early on Friday 7th December river levels in the Western Cleddau remain high even though the river has peaked and is gradually receding. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and some forecast rainfall maintains the risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours. You can monitor the situation in your area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2018 16:15
South West
Heavy rainfall is forecast in the early hours of the morning, Friday 7th December 2018. River levels are expected to peak around 7 AM. At this point there are uncertainties regarding the rainfall quantities, confidence for this flood alert are low. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2018 16:06
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The combination of ground conditions and existing river levels gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight, Wednesday 5th December 2018.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2018 12:12
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 6 PM today on Wednesday 5th December 2018. The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2018 16:44
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 04:00 AM on Wednesday 14th November. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land from early on Wednesday 14th November through until the afternoon. This message may be updated should the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2018 11:31
South West
The heaviest rainfall has cleared the area, however isolated showers are forecast throughout Sunday and overnight into Monday. River levels in the Western Cleddau have responded to last night’s rainfall but the situation is improving, and risk of flooding is continually reducing. We will continue to monitor conditions and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2018 11:20
South West
The heaviest rainfall has cleared the area. Isolated showers are expected over the remainder of the weekend. River levels in the Western Cleddau remain high but are receding and are expected to continue to recede. The situation is improving, and risk of flooding is continually reducing. We are continuing to monitor conditions and we will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 14:06
South West
A band of heavy rain will reach west Pembrokeshire by about 1:30 PM and rainfall is expected to continue until at least 8:00 PM on Friday the 9th of November. Levels of many monitored rivers in this area remain substantially above the flood alert level and are expected to rise significantly during this afternoon and into the evening. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2018 20:02
South West
The river levels in the Western Cleddau are elevated. Further rain is expected from 11:00 pm on Thursday evening into Friday morning. Due to the combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and further bands of rain expected overnight, river levels are likely to remain elevated and flooding of low-lying land is expected to continue. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2018 18:38
South West
The river levels in the Western Cleddau are elevated. Levels are currently dropping and will continue to drop overnight. Due to the combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and further bands of rain expected during Thursday, river levels are likely to remain elevated and flooding of low-lying land is expected to continue. We will update this messages as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 16:29
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue overnight on Tuesday 6th November and into the morning of Wednesday 7th November. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 14:46
South West
A prolonged period of rainfall is expected from the early hours of Friday morning 12th of October, until the Sunday the 14th of October. River levels are expected to rise during Friday and will remain high over the weekend giving a high risk of flooding to low-lying land and roads. You can monitor the situation using our river levels online service on the Natural Resources Wales website. We will update this message tomorrow as confidence in the forecast improves.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 07:49
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 8:00 AM on Monday, 2nd April. Heavy showers are expected throughout the day. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours. .


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2018 12:47
South West
Although the heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, rivers are still responding to the rainfall and will continue to rise slowly into the afternoon on Saturday the 10th February. A further smaller band of rain is expected this afternoon which may keep levels high into the evening. Impacts are expected to be minor, only affecting low lying lands adjacent to the river. We will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 11:18
South West
Rainfall is expected to continue until 4.00pm this afternoon, Sunday 21st January. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low lying land during the next 12 hours


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 22:45
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until the early hours of Wednesday 27th December 2017. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land through the night and over the next 24 hours. .


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2017 17:06
South West
A band of rainfall has been affecting the Pembrokeshire area through this morning on Thursday 30th November. This band of rain is now easing, leaving only a few isolated and wintery showers for some areas into this evening. In response to this rainfall, river levels are rising and are expected to rise slowly into the evening giving a risk of flooding of low-lying lands and some roads during the next 12 hours. Impacts are generally expected to be minor for most areas. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes. .


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 18:36
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, however heavy showers are forecast for later this evening and overnight . These will maintain river levels at bankfull overnight. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and this afternoons heavy rain gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours. River levels in the Western Cleddau are expected to peak around 11pm this evening.