Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Minsterworth and Stonebench

Area Description

River Severn at Minsterworth and Stonebench including Corn Ham, Calcotts Green and Main Road, Minsterworth.
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Flood Warning History

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

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  • 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 13 Mar 2020 00:43
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Gloucester and Minsterworth gauges. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Elmore Lane West and the A48 near Minsterworth could be affected by flooding; Flooding may also be affecting property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences. At Minsterworth; a tidal level of 5.77m occurred at 11:00pm on 12/03/20. Gloucester peaked at 3.88m at midnight 12/03/20. Predicted peaks: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.5 and 5.8m at 11:15am on 13/03/20. Gloucester is expected to peak between 3.7 and 3.9m at midday on 13/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated at 1:30pm on Friday 13 March 2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 13:00
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Gloucester and Minsterworth gauges. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Elmore Lane West and the A48 near Minsterworth could be affected by flooding; Flooding may also be affecting property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences. At Minsterworth; a tidal level of 6.09m occurred at 10:30am on 12/03/20. Gloucester peaked at 3.96m at 11.00am on 12/03/20. Predicted peaks: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.7 and 6.1m at 11:00pm on 12/03/20. Gloucester is expected to peak between 3.8 and 4m at 11:30pm on 12/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1am on Friday 13/03/20, or if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 08:47
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Gloucester and Minsterworth gauges. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Elmore Lane West and the A48 near Minsterworth could be affected by flooding; Flooding may also be affecting property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences. At Minsterworth; a tide level of 6.14m occurred at 10:15pm on 11/03/20. Gloucester peaked at 3.97m at 11.15pm on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 6.1 and 6.3m at 10:30am on 12/03/20. Gloucester is expected to peak between 3.9 and 4.2m at 11:00am on 12/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1pm on Thursday 12/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 00:42
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Gloucester and Minsterworth gauges. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Elmore Lane West and the A48 near Minsterworth could be affected by flooding; Flooding may also be affecting property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences. At Minsterworth; a tide level of 6.14m occurred at 10:15pm on 11/03/20. Gloucester peaked at 3.97m at 11.15pm on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.8 and 6m at 10:45am on 12/03/20. Gloucester is expected to peak between 3.8 and 4m at 11:30am on 12/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1pm on Thursday 12/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 18:48
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Gloucester and Minsterworth gauges. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following roads could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences. Gloucester peaked at 3.91m at 10:45am on 11/03/20, At Minsterworth; a tide level of 6.0m occurred at 10:00am on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Gloucester is expected to peak between 3.9 to 4.1m at 11:20pm on 11/03/20. Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.9 and 6.2m at 10:30pm on Wednesday 11/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1am on Thursday 12/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 13:06
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Gloucester and Minsterworth gauges. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following roads could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences. Gloucester peaked at 3.90m at 10:45am on 11/03/20 At Minsterworth; a tide level of 6.0m occurred at 10am on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Gloucester is expected to peak between 3.8 and 4.1m at 10:45pm on Wednesday 11/03/20. Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.8 and 6.1m at 10:15pm on Wednesday 11/03/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1am on Thursday 12/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 09:12
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9pm on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 01:41
River Severn
River levels have peaked but remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 17:42
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 09:14
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Friday, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 00:40
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10 am on Friday, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 17:47
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Friday, 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 09:21
River Severn
River levels have peaked but remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall.Flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Gloucester is currently peaking at 4.44 m. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 01:30
River Severn
River levels have peaked this evening but remain high at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:32
River Severn
River levels are rising slowly at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. A predicted peak at Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4m to 4.5m is expected this evening, Wednesday 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:21
River Severn
River levels are steady at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. A predicted peak at Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4m to 4.5m is expected this afternoon, Wednesday 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am on Thursday, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 09:30
River Severn
River levels are rising slowly at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. A predicted peak at Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4m to 4.5m is expected this afternoon, Wednesday 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 02:40
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. A predicted peak at Gloucester river gauge of between 4.4m to 4.5m is expected on Wednesday morning, 19/02/20. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday, 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:33
River Severn
This warning has been re-issued due to revised predicted peaks for Gloucester Docks. River levels continue to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. River levels at Gloucester are predicted to peak between 4.3 and 4.5m on Wednesday morning, 19/02/2020. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday, 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated by 3am on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 10:48
River Severn
This warning has been re-issued due to revised predicted peaks for Gloucester Docks. River levels continue to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. River levels at Gloucester are predicted to peak between 4.2 and 4.5m overnight tonight, 18/02/2020. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday, 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Be prepared to move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:34
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland may occur today, 18/02/20. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Predicted peak at Gloucester is 3.8 to 4.2m Tuesday, 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 19:38
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Gloucester river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to occur from Tuesday, 18/02/20. Properties may be affected in and around Minsterworth Ham and Stonebench. Flooding may occur at Minsterworth Ham from overtopping of a build-up of water behind the earth flood embankment. Predicted peak at Gloucester is 3.9 to 4.3m Overnight Tuesday, 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 3am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:35
River Severn
This message will be updated by midday today or if the situation changes. At Gloucester yesterday evening’s tide peaked at 3.63 metres; a tide level of between 3.7 and 4 metres is expected to occur at 10 am Wednesday. At Minsterworth yesterday evening’s tide peaked at 5.42 metres; a tide level of between 5.8 and 6.1 metres is expected to occur at 9.30 am Wednesday. The period of high tides is expected for 3 more days. The following roads could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 22:20
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for Gloucester and Minsterworth. This message will be updated by 10:00 am on Wednesday or if the situation changes. At Gloucester this evenings tide peaked at 3.63 metres; a tide level of between 3.7 and 4 metres is expected to occur at 10 am Wednesday. At Minsterworth this evenings tide peaked at 5.42 metres; a tide level of between 5.8 and 6.1 metres is expected to occur at 9:30 am Wednesday. The period of high tides is expected for 3 more days. The following roads could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Jan 2018 16:28
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for Gloucester and Minsterworth. This message will be updated by 11:00 pm on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At Gloucester; a tide level of between 3.5 and 3.7 metres is expected to occur at 9:45 pm Tuesday evening. This tide is not expected to reach flood warning threshold level until Wednesday mornings tide at approximately 10 am. Wednesday mornings tide is expected to reach between 3.8 and 4.1 metres. At Minsterworth; a tide level of between 5.1 and 5.4 metres is expected to occur at 9:15 pm Tuesday evening. This tide is not expected to reach flood warning threshold level until Wednesday mornings tide at approximately 9:30 am. Wednesday mornings tide is expected to reach between 5.8 and 6.1 metres. The period of high tides is expected for 3 more days. The following roads could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the tidal defences.