Flood Warning Info - Tidal Severn from Elmore to Rodley

Area Description

Tidal Severn from Elmore to Rodley including Elmore Back, Bollow, and Longney.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • 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 18 Feb 2022 11:53
River Severn
The arrival of Storm Eunice Overnight on Thursday and Friday morning has not resulted in the significant impact initially forecast. A flood warning remains in force due to spray and high winds This evenings tide is forecast to be lower than the Friday morning tide. We are closely monitoring the situation and working closely with our partners . Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please activate your flood plan, and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads during this time. Please consider the high winds when travelling. This message will be updated by 6pm


Severe Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2022 14:27
River Severn
A severe flood warning is in force for the Tidal Severn from Elmore to Rodley. Severe flooding is expected from Friday morning due to strong winds, high waves and a high tide between 07:30 and 11:30, 18/02/2022. There is danger to life. You need to take action immediately to implement your emergency flood plan as severe flooding to homes and main roads is expected. The level at Minsterworth gauge is forecast to reach up to 6.0m during the high tide on Friday morning. Levels will remain high for a prolonged period of time due to a tidal surge with very strong winds and large waves. We are working closely with emergency services. If you feel your life is threatened, please dial 999 for assistance This message will be updated by midday on 18/02/2022.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2022 14:00
River Severn
A severe flood warning is in force for the Tidal Severn from Elmore to Rodley. Severe flooding is expected from Friday morning due to strong winds, high waves and a high tide between 07:30 and 11:30, 17/02/2022. There is danger to life. You need to take action immediately to implement your emergency flood plan as severe flooding to homes and main roads is expected. The level at Minsterworth gauge is forecast to reach up to 6.0m during the high tide on Friday morning. Levels will remain high for a prolonged period of time due to a tidal surge with very strong winds and large waves. We are working closely with emergency services. If you feel your life is threatened, please dial 999 for assistance This message will be updated by midday on 18/02/2022.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2022 11:46
River Severn
The arrival of Storm Eunice overnight on Thursday has the potential to cause severe flooding with overtopping of defences, very strong winds and high waves. There is potential for record water levels along the Severn & Wye estuary. Water levels will be at their highest between 7:30 and 11:30 am Friday morning when flooding to properties, roads and farmland is expected. The level at Minsterworth gauge is forecast to reach up to 6.0m on Friday morning. This warning has been issued due to the high tidal surge, significant wave height and wind speed which will cause levels to remain high for a longer period of time. We are closely monitoring the situation and working closely with our partners. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please activate your flood plan, and avoid using low lying footpaths and roads during this time. This message will be updated by 5 pm today, 17/02/22 or if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2020 00:10
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Minsterworth gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following could be affected by flooding; 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. Predicted peak: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.5 and 5.8m at 11:15am on Friday, 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 13:26
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Minsterworth gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following could be affected by flooding; 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. Predicted peak: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.7 and 6.1m at 11:45pm on Thursday, 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 08:48
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Minsterworth gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following could be affected by flooding; 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. Predicted peak: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 6.1 and 6.3m at 10:30am 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 12 Mar 2020 00:43
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Minsterworth gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following could be affected by flooding; 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. Predicted peak: Minsterworth is expected to peak between 5.8 and 6m at 10:45am 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 Minsterworth gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the Tidal defences. At Minsterworth; a tide level of 6.0m occurred at 10am on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: 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 Minsterworth gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. The following could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the Tidal defences. At Minsterworth; a tide level of 6.0m occurred at 10am on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: 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 3 Jan 2018 08:35
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for Minsterworth. This message will be updated by midday today or if the situation changes. At 9:15 pm yesterday evening at Minsterworth, the tide level peaked at 5.42 metres. On Wednesday morning at 9:30 am the tide is expected to reach between 5.8 and 6.1 metres. The following 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 22:30
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for Minsterworth. This message will be updated by 10 am on Wednesday or if the situation changes. At 9:15 pm today at Minsterworth, the tide level peaked at 5.42 metres. On Wednesday morning at 9:30 am the tide is expected to reach between 5.8 and 6.1 metres. The following 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 Minsterworth. This message will be updated by 11 pm Tuesday evening or if the situation changes. At 4:15 pm today; 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 following could be affected by flooding; Property at Weir Green, Minsterworth, Elmore and Longney due to the overtopping of the Tidal defences.