Flood Alert Info - River Frome in Herefordshire

Area Description

River Frome in Herefordshire.

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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Important information
Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:46
River Frome
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 19:08
River Frome
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 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 15:32
River Frome
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 12:26
River Frome
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 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 1 Jun 2018 07:38
River Frome
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 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 20:07
River Frome
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 18:14
River Frome
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 2 Apr 2018 16:31
River Frome
Heavy rainfall is causing river levels to rise. Low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Frome could be affected by flooding. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 4pm on Monday; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.86 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 0.95 metres occurred on Monday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.96 metres and steady. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.1 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 07:30
River Frome
Heavy rainfall overnight Sunday into Monday is causing river levels to rise. Low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Frome could be affected by flooding. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. At 7:15 am today the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.77 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.9 and 1.2 metres is expected to occur Monday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.29 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.7 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:28
River Frome
River levels have reached their highest following rainfall on Friday and Saturday. Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is expected to lead to further river level rises. Low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Frome could be affected by flooding. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome, Bromyard and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 9 am on Monday or if the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.44 metres and falling. A peak level of between 0.7 and 1.2 metres is expected to occur Monday morning. the level at the Bromyard Gauge was 0.46 metres and falling. A peak level of between 1.1 to 1.3 metres is expected to occur Monday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 0.77 metres and falling. A peak level of between 1.7 and 2.2 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:01
River Frome
River levels have reached their highest following rainfall on Friday and Saturday. Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is expected to lead to further river level rises. Low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Frome could be affected by flooding. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 7 am today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.48 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.9 metres occurred on Saturday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 0.88 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.94 metres occurred on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 15:27
River Frome
River levels have reached their highest following rainfall overnight and this morning. Heavy rainfall Sunday into Monday could lead to further river level rises. Low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Frome could be affected by flooding. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 10 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 2:30 pm today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.74 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.9 metres occurred this morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.67 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.94 metres occurred this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 07:59
River Frome
River levels are rising due to rainfall overnight and this morning. Low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Frome could be affected by flooding. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 7 am today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.89 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.9 and 1.1 metres is expected to occur Saturday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.8 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.8 and 2.3 metres is expected to occur Saturday afternoon. Heavy rainfall Sunday into Monday could lead to further river level rises.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 16:52
River Frome
River levels may rise due to forecast rain overnight. This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 9 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 4:30 pm today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.35 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.8 and 1.2 metres is expected to occur Saturday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 1.8 and 2.3 metres is expected to occur Saturday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 08:00
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Saturday the 17th of March or if the situation changes. At 07:30 today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.75 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.8 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur this morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.38 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.5 metres is expected to occur this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 16:15
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Saturday the 17th of March or if the situation changes. At 15:45 today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.91 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.95 and 1.10 metres is expected to occur this afternoon. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.9 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.0 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 11:36
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 11:30 today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.81 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur this afternoon. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.50 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.5 and 1.8 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 08:21
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bromyard, Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 5pm on Tuesday 13 March, or if the situation changes. At 7am today, Tuesday 13 March; Bromyard gauge was 0.59 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.21 metres occurred at 9am on Monday. Bishops Frome gauge was 0.54 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.82 metres occurred at 12:30pm on Monday. Yarkhill gauge was 1.02 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.55 metres occurred at 4pm on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 16:47
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bromyard, Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday 13 March, or if the situation changes. At 4pm today, Monday 12 March; the level at the Bromyard Gauge was 0.85 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.21 metres occurred at 9am Monday morning. the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.73 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.82 metres occurred at 12:30pm on Monday. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.55 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.5 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur today. Be advised that heavy showers last night combined with further rain that has fallen today is likely to cause further river response.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 09:11
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bromyard, Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 5pm on Monday 12 March, or if the situation changes. At 9am today, Monday 12 March; the level at the Bromyard Gauge was 1.21 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.2 and 1.5 metres is expected to occur today. the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.67 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.8 and 1.0 metres is expected to occur today. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.26 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.5 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur today. Be advised that heavy showers overnight combined with further rain expected today is likely to cause further river response.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 15:58
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No flooding is currently expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10:00 am on Wednesday or if the situation changes. At 15:45 pm on Tuesday; Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.86 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.62 metres occurred on Tuesday morning. Yarkhill Gauge was 2.53 metres and steady. River levels are not currently expected to rise any higher. River levels rose on Tuesday due to heavy rainfall on Monday evening and snow melt. Minimal rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours, levels are expected to fall into Wednesday.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 08:50
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bromyard, Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 08:30 am on Tuesday; Bromyard Gauge was 1.68 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.70 metres occurred at 03:00 am on Tuesday. Bishops Frome Gauge was 1.62 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.65 and 1.80 metres is expected to occur early on Tuesday morning. Yarkhill Gauge was 2.54 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.55 and 2.70 metres is expected to occur at midday on Tuesday. River levels rose overnight due to heavy rainfall and snow melt. Minimal rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours, levels are expected to begin to fall into Tuesday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 17:23
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 9:00 am or if the situation changes. At 5:15 pm today; the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.48 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.0 and 1.2 metres is expected to occur on Tuesday morning. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 0.79 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.1 and 2.3 metres is expected to occur on Tuesday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 07:23
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bromyard, Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 7 am today; the level at the Bromyard Gauge was 0.81 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.67 metres occurred yesterday evening. the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.68 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 0.96 metres occurred yesterday evening. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 1.66 metres and falling. A peak level of 1.83 metres occurred early this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 17:40
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Bromyard, Bishops Frome, and Yarkhill This message will be updated by 8 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 5:15 pm the level at the Bromyard Gauge was 1.10 metres and rising. the level at the Bishops Frome Gauge was 0.58 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.7 and 1.1 metres is expected to occur overnight}. the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was .89 metres and rising


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:47
River Frome
This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. River levels are currently rising following overnight rainfall. At 7am today The current level at the Bromyard gauge is 0.94 metres with a peak of 0.9 to 1.1 metres expected this morning. The current level at the Bishops Frome gauge is 0.59 metres with a peak of 0.8 to 1.0 metres expected this morning. The current level at the Yarkhill gauge is 0.97 metres with a peak of 1.5 to 1.8 metres expected this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:28
River Frome
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 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 9pm today The current level at the Bromyard gauge is 0.31 metres with a peak of 1.9 to 2.4 metres expected tomorrow morning. The current level at the Bishops Frome gauge is 0.28 metres with a peak of 0.7 to 1.2 metres expected tomorrow morning. The current level at the Yarkhill gauge is 0.43 metres with a peak of 1.5 to 2.0 metres expected tomorrow afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 14:53
River Frome
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 1pm today The current level at the Bromyard gauge is 0.30 metres with a peak of 1.9 to 2.4 metres expected tomorrow morning. The current level at the Bishops Frome gauge is 0.28 metres with a peak of 0.7 to 1.2 metres expected tomorrow morning. The current level at the Yarkhill gauge is 0.41 metres with a peak of 1.5 to 2.0 metres expected tomorrow afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 16:44
River Frome
This message contains gauge information for Yarkhill. This message will be updated by 9:00 am or if the situation changes. At 4.30 pm today; the level at the Yarkhill Gauge was 0.21 metres and steady. A peak level of between 1.5 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur early Thursday morning.