Flood Alert Info - River Usk in Powys

Area Description

River Usk in Powys.

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:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 13:57
South East
This message will be updated at 8:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 1:45 PM, the level at Brecon was 1.3 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.8 metres occurred at 2:45 AM yesterday. The level at Crickhowell was 1.1 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.2 metres occurred at 06:35 AM yesterday. The level at Abergavenny was 2.3 metres and falling. A peak level of 5.1 metres occurred at 11.30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 07:35
South East
This message will be updated at 2:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 7:30 AM, the level at Brecon was 1.37 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.8 metres occurred at 2:45 AM yesterday. The level at Crickhowell was 1.2 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.2 metres occurred at 6:35 AM yesterday. The level at Abergavenny was 3.4 metres and falling. A peak level of 5.1 metres occurred at 11:30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 22:53
South East
This message will be updated at 8:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 10:45 PM, the level at Brecon was 1.9 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.8 metres occurred at 2:45 AM today. The level at Crickhowell was 1.8 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.2 metres occurred at 6:35 AM today. The level at Abergavenny was 3.4 metres and falling. A peak level of 5.1 metres occurred at 11:30 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 19:01
South East
This message will be updated at 11:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 7:00 PM, the level at Brecon was 2.0 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.8 metres occurred at 2:45 AM today. The level at Crickhowell was 2.7 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.2 metres occurred at 6:35 AM today. The level at Abergavenny was 4.7 metres and falling. A peak level of 5.1 metres occurred at 11:30 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 13:36
South East
This message will be updated at 7:15 PM or if the situation changes. At 1:15 PM, the level at Brecon was 3.1 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.8 metres occurred at 02:45 AM today. The level at Crickhowell was 3.8 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.2 metres occurred at 06:35 AM today. The level at Abergavenny was 5.0 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 08:04
South East
This message will be updated at 1:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 7:45 AM, the level at Brecon was 3.4 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.8 metres occurred at 2:45 AM today. The level at Crickhowell was 4.2 metres and steady. The current level is expected to be the peak level. The level at Abergavenny was 4.9 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.9 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 22:57
South East
This message will be updated at 8 AM or if the situation changes. At 10:30 PM, the level at Brecon was 3.6 metres and rising. The river level gauge at Crickhowell is currently out of action. The level at Abergavenny was 3.9 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 17:53
South East
This message will be updated at 11:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 5:30 PM, the level at Brecon was 3 metres and rising. The level at Crickhowell was 1.9 metres and rising. The level at Abergavenny was 2.6 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 13:53
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 01:30 PM, the level at Brecon was 1.4 metres and rising. The level at Crickhowell was 0.3 metres and rising. The level at Abergavenny was 0.76 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Sep 2018 11:52
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 11:15 AM, the level at Brecon was 1.0 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 01:00 AM today. The level at Crickhowell was 1.1 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.7 metres occurred at 4:25 AM today. The level at Abergavenny was 2.6 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.7 metres occurred at 6:45 AM today. This Flood Alert is likely to be removed in the next couple of hours.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Sep 2018 06:59
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 06:00 AM, the level at Brecon was 1.5 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 01:00 AM today. The level at Crickhowell was 2.4 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.7 metres occurred at 4:25 AM today. The level at Abergavenny was 3.7 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 21:55
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 9:40 PM, the level at Brecon was 2.0 metres and rising. The level at Crickhowell was 1.1 metres and rising. The level at Abergavenny was 1.7 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 06:54
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 6:30 AM, the level at Brecon was 1.1 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.3 metres occurred at 11:30 PM yesterday. The level at Crickhowell was 1.5 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.1 metres occurred at 3:00 AM today. The level at Abergavenny was 3.1 metres and falling. A peak level of 3.2 metres occurred at 4:30 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 22:23
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 9:45 PM, the level at Brecon was 1.6 metres and rising. The level at Crickhowell was 1.0 metres and rising. The level at Abergavenny was 1.8 metres and rising.