Flood Warning Info - River Wye from Hereford to Ross-On-Wye

Area Description

River Wye from Hereford To Ross On Wye.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe 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 12 Mar 2020 09:54
River Wye
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Ross-On-Wye and Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area River levels at the Mordiford gauge peaked at 4.8m Wednesday morning, 11/03/20. Ross on Wye peaked at 4.21m Wednesday evening, 11/03/20. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours and unsettled weather is expected throughout this week. We expect river levels to remain high until Thursday afternoon 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 6pm on Thursday, 12/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 16:57
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Mordiford river gauge. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area River levels at the Mordiford gauge peaked at 4.8m this morning, Wednesday 11/03/20. Predicted peaks: Ross on Wye 4.1m to 4.4m this evening, Wednesday 11/03/20. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours and unsettled weather is expected throughout this week. We expect river levels to remain high until 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 10am on Thursday, 12/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Mar 2020 08:42
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye and Mordiford river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to start this morning, Wednesday 11/03/20. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks: Mordiford 4.8m to 5.0m this morning, Wednesday 11/03/20, Ross on Wye 4.1m to 4.5m this afternoon, Wednesday 11/03/20. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 24 hours and unsettled weather is expected throughout this week. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 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 5pm on 11/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Mar 2020 15:56
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye and Mordiford river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight, 10/03/20. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks: Mordiford 4.7m to 5.0m overnight tonight 10/03/20, Ross on Wye 4.1m to 4.5m overnight tonight 10/03/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Wednesday afternoon, 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 09:00 on 11/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2020 05:17
River Wye
River levels have peaked but are beginning to fall at the Ross-on-Wye river gauge.Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Peaks:- Mordiford peaked at 4.85m on Sunday 01/03/20. Ross on Wye peaked at 4.3m on Sunday 01/03/20. Further scattered showers are forecast over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. 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 4pm on Monday 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 17:00
River Wye
River levels are high at the Mordiford river gauge and rising at the Ross on Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Peaks:- Mordiford peaked at 4.8m this morning 01/03/20. Ross on Wye is predicted to peak between 4.3 and 4.45m Sunday evening 01/03/20. Further rainfall is forecast with scattered showers over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday, 02/03/20. 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 7am on Monday 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 07:33
River Wye
River levels are high and steady at the Mordiford river gauge and high and rising at the Ross on Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from early morning Sunday, 01/03/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8 to 4.9m Sunday morning 01/03/20, Ross on Wye 4.2 to 4.3m Sunday evening. Further light 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. 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 5pm on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 01:04
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from early morning Sunday, 01/03/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8 to 5.1m Sunday morning 01/03/20, Ross on Wye 4.2 to 4.5m Sunday evening, 01/03/20. Further rainfall is forecast with scattered showers over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday, 02/03/20. 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 8am on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Feb 2020 17:07
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected this evening, Saturday, 29/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8 to 5.1m Sunday morning, Ross on Wye 4.2 to 4.5m Sunday evening, 01/03/20. Further rainfall is forecast with scattered showers over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday, 02/03/20. 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 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 22:56
River Wye
River levels are falling slowly at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Ross on Wye peaked at 4.15m this morning, 26/02/20. Further unsettled conditions are forecast over 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am Thursday, 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 19:29
River Wye
River levels are falling slowly at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Ross on Wye peaked at 4.15m this morning, 26/02/20. Further unsettled conditions are forecast over 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 11pm Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 08:06
River Wye
River levels are steady at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin early morning Wednesday, 26/02/2020. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peak:- Ross on Wye peaked at 4.15m overnight, 26/02/20. Further unsettled conditions are forecast over 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 23:37
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin early morning Wednesday, 26/02/2020. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peak:- Ross on Wye 4.0 to 4.3m Wednesday, 26/02/20. Further unsettled conditions are forecast over 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am Wednesday, 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 00:35
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford & Ross on Wye river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.6m to 4.9m Tuesday evening, 25/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.0m to 4.5m Wednesday, 26/02/20. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated by 8am on Tuesday, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 18:46
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford & Ross on Wye river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.7m to 5.0m Tuesday evening, 25/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.0m to 4.5m Wednesday, 26/02/20. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated by 2am on Tuesday, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 18:07
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford & Ross on Wye river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.9m to 5.4m Tuesday, afternoon, 25/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.0m to 4.5m Wednesday, 26/02/20. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated by 2am on Tuesday, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 09:43
River Wye
River levels remain high and are rising at the Ross on Wye and Mordiford river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours which may cause river levels to continue to rise and remain high into the week. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.9 to 5.4m Tuesday afternoon, 25/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.5 to 5.0m Tuesday night, 25/02/20. 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. This message will be updated by 6pm today Monday 24/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 01:42
River Wye
River levels remain high and are rising at the Ross on Wye and Mordiford river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours which may cause river levels to continue to rise and remain high into next week. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8 to 5.1m Monday morning, 24/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.2 to 4.6m Tuesday, 25/02/20. 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. This message will be updated by 10am on Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 17:33
River Wye
River levels remain high at the Ross on wye river gauge. River levels remain high and are rising at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may cause river levels to continue to rise and remain high into next week. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8 to 5.1m Monday morning, 24/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.2 to 4.6m Tuesday 25/02/20. 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. This message will be updated by 2am on Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 09:42
River Wye
River levels remain high and are rising at the Ross on wye and Mordiford river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend which is causing river levels to rise again from this morning Sunday 23/2/2020 and remain high into next week. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8 to 5.1m Monday overnight, 23/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.2 to 4.6m Tuesday 25/02/20 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. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 18:34
River Wye
River levels remain high but steady at the Mordiford and Ross on wye river gauges, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.3 to 4.7m overnight & Ross on Wye 4.0 to 4.4m Sunday pm Due to forecast rain a further higher peak is expected to occur on Monday into Tuesday. 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. This message will be updated by 10 am Sunday 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 09:28
River Wye
River levels remain high but steady at the Mordiford and Ross on wye river gauges, as a result of recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend which is forecast to cause river levels to rise again from this afternoon Saturday 22/2/2020 and remain high into next week. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.3 to 4.7m Sunday morning, 23/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.0 to 4.4m Sunday evening, 23/02/20. 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. This message will be updated by 9pm on Saturday 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 01:22
River Wye
River levels are high but falling slowly at the Mordiford river gauge and steady at the Ross on wye river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast Friday night and into Saturday, 22/02/20, which is forecast to cause river levels to rise again. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.3 to 4.8m Sunday morning, 23/02/20, Ross on Wye 3.8 to 4.3m Sunday evening, 23/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the weekend, which is forecast to cause a further rise in river levels. 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. This message will be updated by 10 am on Saturday 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 18:12
River Wye
River levels are high but falling slowly at the Mordiford river gauge and steady at the Ross on wye river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into Saturday, 22/02/20, which is forecast to cause river levels to rise again. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.3 to 4.8m Sunday morning, 23/02/20, Ross on Wye 3.8 to 4.3m Sunday evening, 23/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the weekend, which is forecast to cause a further rise in river levels. 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. This message will be updated by 2am on Saturday 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 10:05
River Wye
River levels are high but steady at the Mordiford river gauge and rising at the Ross on wye river gauge and as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast tonight into Saturday, 22/02/20, which may cause river levels to rise further. Predicted peaks: Mordiford 4.3 to 4.8m on Sunday, 23/03/30. Ross on Wye 3.8 to 4.3m on Sunday, 23/03/30. Further rainfall Saturday to Monday may cause further river level rises. 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. This message will be updated by 6pm on Friday 21/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 01:45
River Wye
River levels are currently steady at the Mordiford and Ross on Wye river gauges, however as a result of recent and forecast rainfall river levels may begin rising slightly from tonight, Thursday 20/02/20. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.0m to 4.5m Friday morning 21/02/20, Ross on Wye 3.6m to 4.1m Friday 20/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Friday 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 18:27
River Wye
River levels are currently steady at the Mordiford and Ross on Wye river gauges, however as a result of recent and forecast rainfall river levels are expected to begin rising from this evening, Thursday 20/02/20. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.6m to 5.1m Friday Morning 21/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.0m to 4.5m Friday 20/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 2am, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 10:15
River Wye
River levels on the River Wye remain high. River levels remain high at the Mordiford, Ross on Wye and Lydbrook river gauges. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high and may rise due to recent and forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6 pm on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 02:35
River Wye
River levels on the River Wye remain high but are beginning to fall. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Mordiford, Ross on Wye and Lydbrook river gauges. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 11 am on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 18:57
River Wye
River levels on the River Wye, remain high, but are beginning to fall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 3am on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 12:16
River Wye
River levels remain high but steady at the Ross on Wye river gauge and are now falling at the Lydbrook river gauge. However, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Scattered showers are expected today with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight 19/02/20. 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 7pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 02:46
River Wye
River levels have peaked and are slowly falling at the Mordiford & Ross-On-Wye river gauges following recent heavy rainfall. However, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 20:43
River Wye
River levels have peaked and are slowly falling at the Mordiford & Ross-On-Wye river gauges following recent heavy rainfall. However, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5am on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 12:45
River Wye
River levels have peaked and are slowly falling at the Mordiford & Ross-On-Wye river gauges following recent heavy rainfall. However, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9pm on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 20:17
River Wye
River levels are high but steady at the Mordiford & Ross-On-Wye river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Peaks:- Mordiford peaked at 5.50m Monday afternoon 17/02/20, Ross on Wye 4.8m to 5.1m Monday evening 17/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 15:03
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Mordiford & Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.5m to 5.8m Monday evening 17/02/20, Ross on Wye 5.0m to 5.3m Monday evening 17/02/20. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 04:32
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. We expect river levels to remain high until on 19/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 2pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 19:05
River Wye
This flood warning is being updated because the forecasted peaks at Mordiford and Ross on Wye have changed. River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is today, 16/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.7m to 6.0m in the morning of 17/02, Ross on Wye 5.0m to 5.3m in the morning of 17/02. We expect river levels to remain high until on 19/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 5am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:56
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected to begin between 12:00 and 15:00 today, 16/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.1m to 5.5m in the morning of 17/02, Ross on Wye 4.5m to 5.0m in the morning of 17/02. We expect river levels to remain high until on 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:10
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues to be possible today, 16/02/20. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 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 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 on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:04
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, 16/02/20. Flooding may affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 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 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 on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 16:38
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Peaks:- Mordiford peaked at 4.79m on Friday evening, 20/12/19, Ross on Wye peaked at 4.29m on Saturday morning, 21/12/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. River levels have peaked, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 08:08
River Wye
River levels remain high at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Peaks:- Mordiford peaked at 4.9m Friday overnight 20/12/19, Ross on Wye is predicted to peak between 4.2m to 4.4m Saturday morning 21/12/19. Further rain is forecast in the next 48 hours. 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 5pm Saturday 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:06
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.8m to 4.9m Friday overnight 20/12/19, Ross on Wye 4.2m to 4.4m Saturday morning 20/12/19. Further rain is forecast in the next 48 hours. 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 10:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Nov 2019 01:46
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Mordiford peaked at 4.89m on Friday evening, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye peaked at 4.32m this morning, Saturday 16/11/19. Further isolated showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are beginning to fall, but still pose a flood risk. 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 8:00am on Sunday 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 18:48
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Peaks:- Mordiford peaked at 4.89m on Friday evening, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye peaked at 4.32m this morning, Saturday 16/11/19. Further isolated showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. River levels are beginning to fall, but still pose a flood risk. 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 03:00 on Sunday 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 12:19
River Wye
River levels remain high at the Mordiford and Ross-on-Wye river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues today, Saturday 16/11/19. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Peaks: Mordiford peaked at 4.89m on Friday evening, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye is currently peaking between 4.3 and 4.4m. 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 19:00 on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 07:47
River Wye
River levels remain high at Mordiford river gauge and are rising slowly at the Ross-on-Wye river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Peaks: Mordiford peaked at 4.89m on Friday evening, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye is expected to peak between 4.3 and 4.4m this morning, Saturday 16/11/19. 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1pm on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:34
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Mordiford and Ross-on-Wye river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is expected to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks: Mordiford currently peaking at 4.89m. Ross on Wye 4.3m to 4.4m Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:45
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is imminent. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 4.9m to 5.1m overnight, Ros on Wye 4.3m to 4.6m tomorrow morning Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 03:00 on 16/11/2009, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 11:31
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from this morning, 15/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks: - Mordiford 4.9m to 5.1m Friday afternoon, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye 4.3m to 4.6m Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 17:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 07:31
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from Friday morning, 15/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks: - Mordiford 4.9m to 5.1m Friday afternoon, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye 4.3m to 4.6m Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 12:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 03:28
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from Friday morning, 15/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks: - Mordiford 4.8m to 5.0m Friday afternoon, 15/11/19. Ross on Wye 4.2m to 4.5m Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:44
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from overnight tonight, 14/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.2m to 5.3m Friday morning, 15/11. Ross on Wye 4.4m to 4.7m Friday afternoon, 15/11. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 04:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2019 07:39
River Wye
River levels remain high but steady at the Ross on Wye river gauge. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. River level at Mordiford river gauge peaked at 5.23m Sunday evening 27/10/19, and levels are currently peaking at Ross on Wye at 4.7m. We expect river levels to remain high but fall slowly over 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 4pm on 29/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 16:01
River Wye
River levels remain high but steady at the Ross on Wye river gauge. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. River level at Mordiford river gauge peaked at 5.23m Sunday evening 27/10/19, and levels are currently peaking at Ross on Wye at 4.7m. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on 29/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:47
River Wye
River levels remain high at the Ross on Wye river gauge. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. River level at Mordiford river gauge peaked at 5.23m Sunday evening 27/10/19 and is currently peaking at Ross on Wye at 4.7m. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on 28/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 15:46
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.2m to 5.3m Sunday afternoon, Ross on Wye 4.4m to 4.6m Monday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am tomorrow, 28/10/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:00
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Old Wye Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in North Hereford including Greyfriars area. Predicted peak:- Old Wye Bridge 5.3m to 5.7m on Sunday morning 27/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation and 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 4pm on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:10
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible tonight. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.0m to 5.5m sunday morning, Ross on Wye 4.1m to 4.6m sunday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 12:25
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. We expect river levels to remain high until 17/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7:00pm on Sunday 17/03/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 07:47
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. We expect river levels to remain high until 17/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00pm on Sunday 17/03/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:49
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying properties, roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect low lying properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 17/03/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:02
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ross-On-Wye river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may affect low lying properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye including Wilton area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 17/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 17/03/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Oct 2018 08:48
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 1:00 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am on Monday; the level at the Mordiford Gauge was 3.78 metres and falling. A peak level of 4.86 occurred on Sunday evening. Ross on Wye was 4.19 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 4.2 and 4.5 is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 19:07
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 9:00 am Monday or if the situation changes. At 7 pm Sunday; the level at the Mordiford Gauge was 4.83 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 4.8 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur on Sunday afternoon. the level at the Ross-On-Wye Gauge was 3.99 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 3.9 and 4.5 metres is expected to occur on Sunday evening.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 16:43
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 8:00 pm Sunday or if the situation changes. At 4:20 pm Sunday; the level at the Mordiford Gauge was 4.82 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 4.8 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur on Sunday afternoon. the level at the Ross-On-Wye Gauge was 3.95 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 3.9 and 4.5 metres is expected to occur on Sunday evening.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 12:47
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 5:00 pm Sunday or if the situation changes. At 12:00 pm Sunday; the level at the Mordiford Gauge was 4.73 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 4.8 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur on Sunday afternoon. the level at the Ross-On-Wye Gauge was 3.87 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 3.9 and 4.5 metres is expected to occur on Sunday evening.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Oct 2018 03:58
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 1:00 pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 3:00 am on Sunday; Mordiford Gauge was 4.46 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.7 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur on Sunday. Ross on Wye Gauge was 3.68 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.2 and 4.8 metres is expected to occur on Sunday afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Oct 2018 21:23
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 4:00 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 9:00 pm on Saturday; the level at the Mordiford Gauge was 4.32 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.7 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur overnight. the level at the Ross-On-Wye Gauge was 3.5 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.2 and 4.5 metres is expected to occur Sunday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Oct 2018 17:08
River Wye
This message contains gauge information for Mordiford and Ross on Wye This message will be updated by 10:00 pm or if the situation changes. At 4:45 pm today; the level at the Mordiford Gauge was 4.18 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.7 and 5.0 metres is expected to occur overnight. the level at the Ross-On-Wye Gauge was 3.00 metres and rising. A peak level of between 4.2 and 4.5 metres is expected to occur Sunday morning.