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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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

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


Flood Alert issued on 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.