Flood Alert Info - Rivers in the Forest of Dean

Area Description

River Lyd and Cinderford Brook.
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 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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 09:32
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are falling at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges. Flooding may continue to affect roads and farmland. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Consequently, river levels could remain high for at least the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8pm on Sunday, 01/03/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 02:18
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are falling at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges. Flooding may continue to affect roads and farmland. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Consequently, river levels could remain high for at least the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday 01/03/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 18:08
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are falling at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges. Flooding of roads and farmland continues. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next few days. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 3am on Sunday, 01/03/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:21
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6pm on Saturday, 29/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 01:35
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight into Saturday, 29/02/20. As a result of further rainfall we expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Saturday, 29/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 19:24
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland could begin from 11pm this evening, Saturday 29/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2am on Saturday 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 01:43
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have fallen at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges following recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours, with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday. We expect river levels to respond to forecast rainfall over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 11am on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 16:35
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Parkend and Lydney River gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours, with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2am on Wednesday, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 08:50
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Parkend and Lydney River gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours, with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Tuesday, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:02
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Tuesday, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:12
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2am on 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 08:28
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 01:36
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:57
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 3am on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 06:04
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further rainfall is expected over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 05:26
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further rainfall is expected over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 15:51
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 4pm today, Saturday 15/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 05:24
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm 15/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 18:49
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am 15/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 15:13
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm 14/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 16:38
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Lydney and Parkend river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 10am on 14/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 07:19
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Lydney and Parkend river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin between 7:30 and 10:00am today, 13/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 17:00 on 13/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 19:05
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today 14/01/20 and tomorrow 15/01/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. 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. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 06:10
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are currently peaking at Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of overnight rainfall. Further rain is forecast over the next few days which could cause levels to rise again at the Lydney and Parkend river gauges. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. A predicted peak at Lydney river gauge of between 0.65 m and 0.75m Friday morning, 20/12/19. Parkend river gauge of between 0.6 to 0.7m Friday morning, 20/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Friday 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:52
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Wedderburn Bridge gauge as a result of recent rainfall and are now peaking. Further rain is forecast over the next few days which could cause levels to rise further at Wedderburn Bridge and other river gauges. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Leadon. Locations that may be affected include Ledbury, Much Marcle, Staunton and Tibberton. Water may be over the road at Upleadon Court. The Wedderburn Bridge river gauge is currently peaking at 2.3m. 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 10am on Friday 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 08:47
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are currently peaking at Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of overnight rainfall. Further rain is forecast over the next few days which could cause levels to rise again at the Lydney and Parkend river gauges. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. A predicted peak at Lydney river gauge of between 0.6 to 0.7m and at Parkend river gauge of between 0.5 to 0.6m is expected later this morning, Thursday, 19/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Thursday 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 19:16
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
Heavy rain is forecast over today and the next few days which could cause levels to rise at the Lydney and Parkend river gauges. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. If rainfall materialises as forecast, predicted peaks are at the Lydney river gauge 0.8 to 1.0m Thursday morning and Parkend river gauge 0.8 to 1m Thursday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00am Thursday 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 04:59
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are falling at the Lydney river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding may still be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river. A peak level at the Lydney gauge of 0.92m occurred yesterday evening 14/11/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to continue to fall today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1 pm today, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:43
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from Thursday afternoon 14/11/19 onwards. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6am on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 14:16
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Lydney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from Thursday afternoon 14/11/19 onwards. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further rainfall is expected over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9:00pm on 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 09:04
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast on Thursday 14/11/19. There is uncertainty over the amount and location of rainfall expected. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring the situation closely and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. The forecast for Friday 15/11/19 is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2pm on Thursday 14/11/19 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 16:35
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast overnight tonight and through tomorrow Thursday 14/11/19. There is uncertainty over the amount and location of rainfall expected. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring the situation closely and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. The forecast for Friday 15/11/19 is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am Thursday 14/11/19 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:26
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
Heavy rain has fallen, which is causing river levels to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today until at least tomorrow 27/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river, from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10:00 tomorrow, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 13:00
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
Heavy rain has fallen, which is causing river levels to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today until at least tomorrow 27/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river, from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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 19:00 today, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 07:37
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast which could affect your area over the next 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning until 23:00 today, 26/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river, from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. River levels may remain high until 23:00 on 26/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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 13:00 today, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 02:30
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast which could affect your area over the next 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning until 23:00 today, 26/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river, from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. River levels may remain high until 23:00 on 26/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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 09:00 today, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 16:51
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain is forecast which could affect your area over the next 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight until 23:00 tomorrow, 26/10/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river, from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. River levels may remain high until 23:00 on 26/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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 08:00 tomorrow morning, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2019 18:07
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 25/06/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. River levels have peaked at Parkend and are now falling, but levels are still rising at Lydney. We expect river levels to remain high today and are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9 am, 26/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jun 2019 13:18
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels have risen at the Parkend river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 25/06/19. Flooding imay affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7 pm, 25/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 20:56
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Lydney and Parkend river gauges on the River Lyd as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 07/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 13:03
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges on the River Lyd as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further showers are forecast over the next 24hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 21:00 on 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 08:31
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising at the Lydney and Parkend river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 07/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 20:38
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 01:00 tomorrow morning and 17:00 tomorrow afternoon, 06/03/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 10 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 22:00 tonight, 05/03/19 We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00 tomorrow morning, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 16:58
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Parkend and Lydney river gauges from 22:00 tonight, 05/03/19, as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 01:00 tomorrow morning and 17:00 tomorrow afternoon, 06/03/19. Flooding is likely to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. Heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 22:00 tonight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 21:00 on 05/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2018 08:19
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Parkend river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 19/12/18, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 18:28
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Parkend river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 19:00 today 18/12/18 and 06:00 tomorrow 19/12/18. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. We expect river levels to rise until 23:00 on 18/12/18. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9:00 on 19/12/18, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 16:24
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Parkend river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 19:00 today 18/12/18 and 06:00 tomorrow 19/12/18. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Gloucester to Chepstow. Other locations that may be affected include Westbury and Lydney. We expect river levels to rise until 23:00 on 18/12/18. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 18/12/18, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:40
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert remains in force as localised thunderstorms are expected during Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but there is a risk in some locations of thunderstorms occurring in the early part of the day, the overall outlook for the next couple of days is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 19:30
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast overnight on Friday and into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 15:38
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 12:27
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast on Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. The forecast suggests that these will occur further to the north than your area but there is a chance that your area may be affected. Should heavy rain fall in your area then flooding of low lying land could occur and there could be surface water flooding. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 20:37
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 14:12
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday afternoon and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 May 2018 07:37
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area this morning. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms, however, during thunderstorms flooding can occur very quickly. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if required. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated by 2pm Wednesday afternoon


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 19:30
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area overnight. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms, however, during thunderstorms flooding can occur very quickly. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if required. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated by 8am Wednesday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 15:16
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 10:00 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. As a result of rainfall overnight on Sunday and Monday morning; At 3 pm today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.59 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.63 metres occurred at 9 am on Monday. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.73 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.75 metres occurred at 11:30 am on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:15
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. As a result of forecast rainfall overnight on Sunday and into Monday morning; at the Parkend Gauge a peak level of between 0.55 and 0.75 metres is expected to occur this morning. at the Lydney Gauge a peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 18:08
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Monday or if the situation changes. As a result of forecast rainfall overnight tonight and into Monday morning; at the Parkend Gauge a peak level of between 0.5 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning. at the Lydney Gauge a peak level of between 0.6 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 16:48
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 9 am tuesday or if the situation changes. At 4:30 pm today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.45 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.59 metres and falling slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 07:36
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. At 7:15 am today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.48 metres and steady. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.59 metres and steady. Be advised that further rain is expected during today, Monday 12 March, which is likely to cause further river response.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 16:33
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.41 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.56 metres and falling slowly. Be advised that further rain is expected tonight, Sunday the 11 March, which is likely to cause further river response


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 08:29
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are currently falling though may rise again following rain forecast today and tomorrow. This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 8 am today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.44 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 0.71 meters occurred at 9:30 yesterday. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.59 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 0.79 meters occurred at 10:45 yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 16:38
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.58 metres and rising. A peak level of 0.71 meters occurred at 9:30 today. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.73 metres and rising. A peak level of 0.79 meters occurred at 10:45 today.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 06:55
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are rising due to rainfall overnight. This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 6 am today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.64 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur today. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.74 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur today.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 17:09
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
River levels are expected to rise following rainfall today and tomorrow. This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.29 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur tomorrow. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.43 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur tomorrow.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 08:41
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.63 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.85 metres occurred early this morning. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.78 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.83 metres occurred earlier this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 21:47
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
Due to persistent rain this evening, there is a risk of some localised flooding. This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 9:30 pm today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.49 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.55 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur around midnight. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.46 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:01
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message is due to be updated by 9 am on Thursday 28th December or if the situation changes. At 15:45 pm today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.44 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.58 metres occurred in the early morning on Wednesday 27th December. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.62 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.72 metres occurred in the early morning on Wednesday 27th December.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:52
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow overnight and into this morning has caused river levels to rise, rivers may continue to rise and remain high due to snow melt. At 7:00 am today; Parkend Gauge was 0.58 metres and rising. A peak level of up to 0.8 metres is expected to occur this morning. Lydney Gauge was 0.71 metres and rising. A peak level of up to 0.9 metres is expected to occur this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:35
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected overnight Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 9:00 pm today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.34 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.4 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.44 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:16
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message is due to be updated by 10 pm on Tuesday 26th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and overnight into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 2:45 pm today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.2 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.4 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.4 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 16:01
Lyd, Cinderford Brook
Rainfall is expect to occur this evening causing river levels to rise. This message contains gauge information for Parkend and Lydney. This message will be updated by 4:00 pm tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 15:45 today; the level at the Parkend Gauge was 0.06 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur this evening. the level at the Lydney Gauge was 0.19 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur this evening.