Flood Alert Info - Rivers Ebbw, Sirhowy and Lwyd

Area Description

Rivers Ebbw, Sirhowy and Lwyd.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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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 21 Jan 2021 07:42
South East
This message will be updated at 12 PM or if the situation changes. At 7 AM, the level at Cwm was steady. A peak level of 1 metres occurred at 9:30 PM yesterday. The level at Abertillery was steady. A peak level of 1 metres occurred at 5:30 PM yesterday. The level at Aberbeeg was steady. A peak level of 1.3 metres occurred at 6 PM yesterday. The level at Risca was steady. A peak level of 2.1 metres occurred at 10:30 PM yesterday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling slowly. . The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 1.3 metres occurred at 9 AM yesterday. The level at Ponthir was steady. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 9:30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 21:48
South East
This message will be updated at 8 AM or if the situation changes. At 9 PM, the level at Cwm was rising slowly. The level at Abertillery was falling slowly. The level at Aberbeeg was steady. The level at Risca was steady. The level at Rhiwderin was steady. The level at Ynysddu was steady. The level at Ponthir was steady. .


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 18:58
South East
This message will be updated at 10 PM or if the situation changes. At 6 PM, the level at Cwm was rising slowly. The level at Abertillery was falling slowly. The level at Aberbeeg was steady. The level at Risca was steady. The level at Rhiwderin was steady. The level at Ynysddu was steady. The level at Ponthir was steady.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 12:28
South East
This message will be updated at 7 PM or if the situation changes. At midday, the level at Cwm was rising slowly. The level at Abertillery was rising slowly. The level at Aberbeeg was rising slowly. The level at Risca was steady. The level at Rhiwderin was steady. The level at Ynysddu was steady. The level at Ponthir was steady.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 07:09
South East
This message will be updated at 12:30 PM or if the situation changes. At 7:30 AM, the level at Cwm was falling. A peak level of 0.9 metres occurred at 3 AM today. The level at Abertillery was rising. The level at Aberbeeg was rising. The level at Risca was rising. The level at Rhiwderin was rising. The level at Ynysddu was rising. The level at Ponthir was steady.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 00:57
South East
This message will be updated at 7:30 AM or if the situation changes. At 00:30 AM, river levels at Cwm, Abertillery, Aberbeeg, Risca, Rhiwderin, Ynysddu and Ponthir gauges are rising.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 07:24
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 7 AM, the level at Cwm was falling. A peak level of 0.9 metres occurred at 6 PM yesterday. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1 metres occurred at 6 PM yesterday. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.33 metres occurred at 6 PM yesterday. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 2.33 metres occurred at 8:20 PM yesterday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. A peak level of 1.95 metres occurred at 9 PM yesterday. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 1.42 metres occurred at 8:30 PM yesterday. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.47 metres occurred at 6 PM yesterday. .


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 22:01
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 10 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. A peak level of 0.9 metres occurred at 6 PM today. The level at Abertillery was falling. . A peak level of 1 metres occurred at 6 PM today. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.33 metres occurred at 6 PM today. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 2.33 metres occurred at 8:20 PM today. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. . A peak level of 1.95 metres occurred at 9 PM today. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 1.42 metres occurred at 8:30 PM today. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.47 metres occurred at 6 PM today.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 15:59
South East
This message will be updated at 10:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 4 PM, river levels at Cwm, Abertillery, Aberbeeg, Risca, Rhiwderin, Ynysddu and Ponthir gauges are rising.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2020 07:12
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 07:00 AM, the level at Cwm was falling. A peak level of 1.0 metres occurred at 04:15 AM today. The level at Abertillery was falling. . A peak level of 1.2 metres occurred at 01:30 AM today. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.5 metres occurred at 01:45 AM today. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 2.4 metres occurred at 03:20 AM today. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. . A peak level of 2.0 metres occurred at 03:30 AM today. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 1.5 metres occurred at 03:00 AM today. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.0 metres occurred at 03:50 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2020 18:12
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 5:00 PM, the level at Cwm was steady. The level at Abertillery was steady. The level at Aberbeeg was steady. The level at Risca was steady. The level at Rhiwderin was steady. The level at Ynysddu was steady. The level at Ponthir was rising. Further rainfall is forecast this evening and overnight which should see river levels rise again.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2020 13:25
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 1:15 PM, river levels at Cwm, Abertillery, Aberbeeg, Risca, Rhiwderin, Ynysddu and Ponthir gauges are rising.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 07:13
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 7:00 AM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM on Sunday. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:15 AM on Sunday. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 4:45 AM on Sunday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM on Sunday. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.7 metres occurred at 5:20 AM on Sunday.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 22:08
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 10:00 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM yesterday. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:10 AM yesterday. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 4:50 AM yesterday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM yesterday. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 5:30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:10
South East
This message will be updated at 10:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 6:00 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM yesterday. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:10 AM yesterday. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 4:50 AM yesterday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM yesterday. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 5:30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 13:18
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 12:30 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM yesterday. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:10 AM yesterday. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 4:50 AM yesterday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM yesterday. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 5:30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 06:57
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 7:00 AM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM yesterday. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:10 AM yesterday. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 4:50 AM yesterday. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM yesterday. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 5:30 AM yesterday.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:50
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 9:45 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM today. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:15 AM today. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 5:45 AM today. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM today. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 5:25 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:40
South East
This message will be updated at 10:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 5:30 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM today. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:15 AM today. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 5:45 AM today. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 2.5 metres occurred at 4:30 AM today. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.8 metres occurred at 5:25 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 13:02
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At midday, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. . The level at Aberbeeg was falling. The level at Risca was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. The level at Ponthir was falling.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:34
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 7:30 AM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. . A peak level of 1.7 metres occurred at 3:15 AM today. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.8 metres occurred at 4:15 AM today. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 3.5 metres occurred at 4:45 AM today. The level at Rhiwderin was rising. The level at Ynysddu was falling. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.7 metres occurred at 5:30 AM today.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 23:26
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 11:15 PM, The level at Abertillery was rising. The level at Aberbeeg was rising. The level at Risca was rising. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. A peak level of 2.2 metres occurred at 7:30 PM today and river levels are expected to rise again overnight. The level at Ynysddu was rising. The level at Ponthir was rising.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 20:30
South East
This message will be updated at 11 PM or if the situation changes. At 8:15 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. A peak level of 1.25 metres occurred at 5:45 PM today. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. A peak level of 1.45 metres occurred at 6:45 PM today. The level at Risca was falling. A peak level of 2.79 metres occurred at 7:15 PM today. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. A peak level of 2.2 metres occurred at 7:30 PM today. The level at Ynysddu was falling. A peak level of 1.85 metres occurred at 6:30 PM today. The level at Ponthir was falling. A peak level of 2.4 metres occurred at 7:30 PM today.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 13:33
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 1:20 PM, river levels at Cwm, Abertillery, Aberbeeg, Risca, Rhiwderin, Ynysddu and Ponthir gauges are rising.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 22:10
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 9:45 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. The level at Risca was falling. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. The level at Ponthir was falling.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:52
South East
This message will be updated at 10:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 5:30 PM, the level at Cwm was falling. The level at Abertillery was falling. The level at Aberbeeg was falling. The level at Risca was falling. The level at Rhiwderin was falling. The level at Ynysddu was falling. The level at Ponthir was falling.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 11:39
South East
This message will be updated at 6:00 PM or if the situation changes. At 11:30 AM, the level at Cwm was rising. The level at Abertillery was rising. The level at Aberbeeg was rising. The level at Risca was rising. The level at Rhiwderin was rising. The level at Ynysddu was rising. The level at Ponthir was rising.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 06:54
South East
This message will be updated at midday or if the situation changes. At 6:30 AM, the level at Cwm was rising. The level at Abertillery was steady. The level at Aberbeeg was steady. The level at Risca was rising. The level at Rhiwderin was steady. The level at Ynysddu was steady. The level at Ponthir was rising.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 22:23
South East
This message will be updated at 7:15 AM or if the situation changes. At 10:15 PM, river levels at Cwm, Abertillery, Aberbeeg, Risca, Rhiwderin, Ynysddu and Ponthir gauges are rising.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 20:35
South East
This message will be updated at 7:00 AM or if the situation changes. At 8:30 PM, the level at Cwm was rising. The level at Abertillery was rising. The level at Aberbeeg was rising. The level at Risca was rising. The level at Rhiwderin was rising. The level at Ynysddu was rising. The level at Ponthir was rising.