Flood Alert Info - Upper Tawe

Area Description

Rivers in the Tawe catchment north of the M4 motorway including the Twrch.

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

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 15:28
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 5:30 p.m. on Sunday the 21st of January. The forecasts indicate that the level of the River Tawe between Craig-Y-Nos and Ystradgynlais is expected is to peak between 4:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. 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 2 Jan 2018 21:21
South West
The rainfall is forecast to ease by 11:00PM on Tuesday 2nd Jan, although further heavy 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 7 Dec 2017 07:29
South West
The rainfall is forecast to the clear away soon this morning Thursday 7th December 2017, 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 this morning


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2017 01:31
South West
The rainfall is forecast to ease by 02:00 AM on Thursday 23rd November. 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 6 Jun 2017 02:21
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue throughout the night with heavy showers at times. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land until mid morning