Flood Warning Info - Framilode and Priding on the Severn Estuary

Area Description

Framilode and Priding on the Severn Estuary.
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.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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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


Severe Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2022 14:27
River Severn
A severe flood warning is in force for Framilode and Priding on the Severn Estuary. 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 Sharpness gauge is forecast to reach up to 10.8m 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 13:59
River Severn
A severe flood warning is in force for Framilode and Priding on the Severn Estuary. 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 Sharpness gauge is forecast to reach up to 10.8m 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 Sharpness gauge is forecast to reach up to 10.8m 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 00:15
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Sharpness gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land adjacent to the Severn Estuary. Potential for floodwater to overtop the tidal defences and affect properties and land at Framilode and Priding. At Sharpness; a tide level of 10.4m occurred at 10:15pm on Thursday 12/03/20. Predicted peaks: Sharpness 9.8 to 10.3m at 10:30am on Friday 13/03/2020. 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 1:30pm Friday 13/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2020 13:27
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Sharpness gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land adjacent to the Severn Estuary. Potential for floodwater to overtop the tidal defences and affect properties and land at Framilode and Priding. At Sharpness; a tide level of 10.8m occurred at 9:50am on Thursday 12/03/20. Predicted peaks: Sharpness 10.5 to 10.9m at 10:00pm on Thursday 12/03/2020. 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 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 Sharpness gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land adjacent to the Severn Estuary. Potential for floodwater to overtop the tidal defences and affect properties and land at Framilode and Priding. At Sharpness; a tide level of 11.1m occurred at 9:15pm on Wednesday 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Sharpness 10.8 to 11.1m at 9:50am on Thursday 12/03/2020. 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 Sharpness gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land adjacent to the Severn Estuary. Potential for floodwater to overtop the tidal defences and affect properties and land at Framilode and Priding. At Sharpness; a tide level of 11.07m occurred at 9:30pm on Wednesday 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Sharpness 10.6 to 10.9m at 9:45am on Thursday 12/03/2020. 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 17:58
River Severn
This message contains gauge information for the Sharpness gauge. High tidal peaks are forecast until Saturday 14/03/20. Flooding is affecting potential for floodwater to overtop the tidal defences and affect properties and land at Framilode and Priding. At Sharpness; a tide level of 10.7m occurred at 09:00am on 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Sharpness 10.7 to 11.1m at 9:30pm on Wednesday 11/03/2020. 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 01:00 am on Thursday 12/03/20, or if the situation changes.