Flood Alert Info - Lower Towy

Area Description

Rivers in the lower Towy catchment downstream of Llandeilo excluding Llandeilo.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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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 22 May 2021 11:12
South West
The level of the River Tywi, between Llandeilo and Carmarthen, will continue to steadily decline during the day and is expected to fall below the alert threshold by the evening of Saturday the 22nd of May. The band of persistent 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 21 May 2021 08:16
South West
A band of persistent rainfall is expected to remain in place across large parts of South Wales until the early hours of Saturday the 22nd of May. Current forecasts indicate that rainfall intensities will gradually ease across this area during Friday the 21st of May. 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 9 May 2021 17:08
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area with some short duration isolated showers still possible. Recent dry weather means rivers have reacted slower to the rainfall as river levels were low. Levels in the Towy are dropping, although are expected to remain above alert level for approximately the next 6 hours


Flood Alert issued on 9 May 2021 09:06
South West
The River Tywi, between Nantgaredig and Carmarthen, will remain at a high level during Sunday the 9th of May. The level will gradually subside as the flood peak passes downstream and is expected to be below the alert threshold by this evening. The heaviest rain has now cleared the area and only a few light showers are expected for the remainder of 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 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 8 May 2021 17:12
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 05:00AM on Sunday 9th of May. 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 24 Feb 2021 16:53
South West
River levels in the Towy are already high on Wednesday 24th February. The heaviest rainfall has passed, but river levels remain very high. A further band of heavier rainfall is expected early evening and although quantities are not significant this may keep river levels high in this area. With the existing ground conditions and river levels there is a moderate risk of flooding during the next 18 hours. We will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2021 23:19
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 08:00 PM on Wednesday 24th February. 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 on Tuesday 23rd February during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2021 09:28
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. With the combination of ground conditions, raised river levels and recent rainfall quantities there remains a risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2021 09:50
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue through today Friday 19th February and most of Saturday 20th February and the prolonged nature raises the risk of significant impacts. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and exceptional rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours and over the weekend. Many rivers are already at elevated levels from rainfall earlier this week and will react to the quantities forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2021 22:06
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 06:00 AM on Thursday 18th February. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue overnight. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land from Wednesday 17th February over the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 20:04
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, though some showers are expected for next few days. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land on Thursday evening 21st January and for the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 18:25
South West
Remaining very unsettled this evening, Wednesday 20th January, as Storm Christoph brings further heavy rain over the next few hours. This will increase 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. .


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 14:38
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.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 03:33
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, but showers may persist until about 9:00 AM on Sunday the 27th of December. The River Tywi, between Nantgaredig and Carmarthen, is expected to reach a peak level at about midday on Sunday. 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 23 Dec 2020 01:01
South West
River levels are responding the rainfall that fell on Tuesday evening 22nd December which has now cleared the area. Further rainfall is expected today on Wednesday 23rd 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 36 hours. The current forecast only indicates minor impacts are expected but with considerable uncertainty in the forecast rainfall quantities and the saturated catchment being highly responsive, we will continue to monitor the situation and update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2020 16:04
South West
Heavy showers will continue overnight into Sunday 20th 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 17 Dec 2020 17:53
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 16:38
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 14 Dec 2020 15:35
South West
Heavy showers through today , Monday 14th December, have maintained high river levels in the lower Tywi catchment . Further showers are forecast overnight. 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 13 Dec 2020 16:36
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue to ease. 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 overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2020 13:11
South West
High spring tides on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th November will cause river rise in the Lower Towy at Carmarthen Quay. The combination of ground conditions and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2020 19:31
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area and the situation is improving. River levels will remain high over night and into tomorrow morning, Tuesday 3rd November. 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 1 Nov 2020 12:51
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 12:16
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 17:40
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 19:19
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 10:30 AM on Friday the 30th of October. The River Tywi, between Llandeilo and Carmarthen is expected to reach a peak value between 10:00 AM and 11:30AM on Friday the 30th of October. 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 7 Oct 2020 16:09
South West
Although river levels are currently receding, a period of rainfall, heavy at times, is expected to arrive this evening on Wednesday the 7th October and is expected to continue until mid-morning tomorrow on Thursday the 8th October. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and the forecast rainfall gives a risk of flooding through the night and into tomorrow. We will continue to monitor the situation over this period and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2020 15:43
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 06:24
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 29 Feb 2020 13:39
South West
The heavy rainfall associated with Storm Jorge has now cleared the areas. 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. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 15:38
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 28 Feb 2020 12:08
South West
No additional information available


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:20
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the areas, however, the combination of ground conditions and existing river levels gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:12
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 16 Feb 2020 19:10
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, but further showers are expected overnight into Monday 17th February. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight, over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 12:26
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 9:30AM on Sunday the 16th of February. Rain is expected to be largely continuous over this period with some higher intensity bursts expected during Saturday evening and overnight into Sunday. 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 9 Feb 2020 12:36
South West
The rainfall is forecast to 1pm on Sunday 9th February. Heavy showers are expected to continue as Storm Ciara takes hold. 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 14 Jan 2020 16:06
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 7:00 PM on Tuesday the 14th of January. The level of the River Tywi, between Llandeilo and Carmarthen is expected to exceed the flood alert threshold by 5:00 PM and reach a peak level by 9:00 PM on Tuesday the 14th of January. 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 Jan 2020 13:16
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The level of the River Tywi between Llandeilo and Carmarthen will continue to rise very gradually for 1-2 hours as flows from the upper part of the catchment gradually reach this area. The peak level is only expected to marginally exceed the flood alert threshold, but the level will only very gradually subside during the 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 19 Dec 2019 16:06
South West
The River Towy, between Llandeilo and Abergwili, is expected to remain above the flood alert threshold until about 02:00AM on Friday the 20th of December. The band of rain passing across the area during Thursday evening may further increase the river level, but this is not expected to rise significantly over this period. 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 19 Dec 2019 07:01
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, but further rainfall will arrive during the afternoon and continue for a period of approximately 6 hours between 2:00PM and 8:00PM on Thursday the 19th of December. The River Towy, between Llandeilo and Nantgaredig, is expected to exceed the flood alert threshold at about 8:00AM. 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 Dec 2019 21:05
South West
Heavy showers are forecast to ease by midnight on Thursday 12th 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 11 Dec 2019 13:42
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area but further showers are expected overnight on Wednesday 11th December, and during the day on Thursday 12th December. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight into Thursday 12th December.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 19:44
South West
the rainfall is forecast to ease and the heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and recent rainfall quantities gives a risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 01:04
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until about 04:00 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 20:39
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 16:20
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 12 Oct 2019 22:15
South West
A band of persistent rainfall, heavy at times is forecast overnight on Sunday the 13th October. River levels are expected to rise during the early morning and stay high into the afternoon. Only relatively minor impacts are currently expected. 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. We will monitor the situation and update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:18
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. The level of the River Towy between Llandeilo and Carmarthen has been falling steadily since Sunday evening, but this downward trend has been temporarily halted and the river level is expected to remain marginally above the flood alert threshold for the next 6-8 hours. There is no indication that there will be a significant increase to the river level over this period and a downward trend should be re-established during daytime hours on Tuesday. Low-lying land will remain flooded for the next 12-24hrs and therefore special care should be taken to avoid flooded roads along the Towy floodplain.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 23:48
South West
The main band of rain is forecast to continue until 1:00 AM on Sunday the 29th of September. Intermittent showers with high rainfall intensities may occur until 6:00 AM. 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. The level of the River Tywi at Ty Castell is forecast to exceed the flood alert threshold by 5:00 AM on Sunday the 29th of September and the River Gwili at Glangwili is expected to reach the flood alert level by 1:00 AM on Sunday the 29th of September.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 03:21
South West
The heaviest rainfall has passed but there may be isolated showers through Sunday, 17/03/2019. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land today 17/03/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 18:09
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area. Light showers are expected between 7:45 PM on Tuesday the 12th of March and 5:00 AM on Wednesday the 13th of March but these should not have a major impact on river levels. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight. The River Tywi at Ty Castell is now close to its peak, but the level is expected to remain above the flood alert threshold until about 1:00 AM on Wednesday the 13th of March. The level should continue to subside slowly this evening and during the early hours of Wednesday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 09:45
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 2:00 PM on Tuesday the 12th of March. The rain should gradually ease over the next 3 hours and become quite light between 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM. 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. The River Towy at Ty Castell is expected to exceed the flood alert level at about 3:00 PM and reach a peak level by about 7:00 PM before gradually subsiding during the early hours of Wednesday the 13th of March.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2018 07:53
South West
Showers remain today, some of which may be heavy. The combination of ground conditions and existing river levels gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 15:58
South West
Following the heavy rain early on Friday 7th December river levels in the Lower Towy catchment 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 7 Dec 2018 06:50
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue to ease. 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 10:47
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the area, but some showery rain is expected late on Tuesday 13th November into the early hours. River levels will remain elevated through today, but only minor impacts to low lying land and roads are expected. We will monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2018 14:34
South West
River levels in the upper Towy catchment are responding to heavy rainfall showers, further isolated showers are expected into this evening on Monday 12th November. River levels will remain elevated overnight, but only minor impacts to low lying land and roads are expected. We will monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2018 11:17
South West
The heaviest rainfall has cleared the area, however isolated showers are forecast throughout Sunday and overnight into Monday. River levels in the Lower Towy catchment 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 12:23
South West
The heaviest rainfall has cleared the area. Isolated showers are expected over the remainder of the weekend. River levels in the lower Towy catchment remain elevated 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 if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 16:38
South West
The River Tywi between Llandeilo and Carmarthen is currently below the flood alert threshold at monitored locations, but forecasts indicate that the level will exceed the flood alert threshold between 2:00 AM and 4:00 AM on Saturday the 10th of November. The rainfall is forecast to continue until 8:00 PM on Friday the 9th of November. 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 13:27
South West
No additional information available


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2018 16:28
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 14 Oct 2018 15:09
South West
The heaviest of the rainfall has passed through South West Wales area. River levels will remain high over the next few days giving a high risk of flooding to low-lying land and roads. Some surface water issues may remain. You can monitor the situation using our river levels online service on the Natural Resources Wales website. We will update this message if there is any change to the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 14:07
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 21 Sep 2018 11:53
South West
River levels are expected to remain high throughout the day. 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 throughout today, Friday the 21st of September.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 11:49
South West
A widespread area of rain is currently affecting the area. The rainfall is forecast to be prolonged through today, Thursday the 20th of September. Heavy rain is expected at times later. This rain is forecast to become more broken this evening, with the prolonged rainfall eventually clearing to leave more scattered showers during the early hours of Friday morning. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land this from Thursday afternoon through to Friday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 16:45
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 23 Nov 2017 02:13
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now passed but heavy showers continue to affect the Towy Valley. These will be expected to ease by 3 AM on Thursday 23rd November. These showers may result in river levels, especially in smaller catchments responding quickly. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall which has fallen this afternoon and evening gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land in the lower Towy Valley during the next 12 hours. River levels in the lower Towy are expected to peak by 7 AM on Thursday 22nd November. .


Flood Alert issued on 15 Sep 2017 10:41
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue to ease. Sporadic showers will continue to occur throughout the day with the potential for significant quantities of rain in parts of the Towy catchment. It is likely that the strong northerly wind will prevent organised bands of rain forming and therefore more prolonged spells of rainfall are not expected. 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. The River Towy between Llandeilo and Carmarthen is expected to reach the flood alert level in the next 1-2 hours and the level will remain elevated for 6-8hrs thereafter as the peak gradually recedes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jun 2017 02:53
South West
The rainfall is generally easing; however, further heavy showers are expected into the early hours of Tuesday 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. River Levels are expected to rise slowly through the night into Tuesday morning, but impacts are expected to be relatively minor. We will update this messages as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jun 2017 01:57
South West
No additional information available