Flood Alert Info - River Frome in Herefordshire

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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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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 02:58
River Frome
River levels are falling at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 9am Sunday 01/03/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 18:25
River Frome
River levels are starting to fall at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges but river levels remain high. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the following 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 10:52
River Frome
River levels remain high at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 03:10
River Frome
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Saturday morning. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 11am on Saturday 29/2/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 18:36
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from 5pm today, 28/2/20. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 3am on Saturday 29/2/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 15:24
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from 5pm today, 28/2/20. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 7pm on 28/2/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 00:36
River Frome
River levels continue to fall at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding may affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 11am on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 15:57
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is imminent. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to rise until 02:00 on 25/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 01:00 on 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 23:32
River Frome
River levels remain high at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 08:00 on Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 16:31
River Frome
River levels remain high at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated by midnight on Wednesday 19/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 09:20
River Frome
River levels remain high at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Scattered showers are expected this morning with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on Wednesday 19/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 20:52
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight 18/02/20 into tomorrow 19/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to rise over the next few days. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours, with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 3am Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:34
River Frome
River levels are peaking at the Yarkhill & Bishops Frome river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:59
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Yarkhill, Bromyard & Bishops Frome river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Predicted peaks are: Yarkhill 2.6 to 3m Sunday evening, Bromyard 3.2 to 3.4m Sunday morning, Bishops Frome 1.8 to 2.1m Sunday morning. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 18:22
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Yarkhill, Bromyard & Bishops Frome river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 08:46
River Frome
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall this weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. River levels are forecast to rise this evening when flooding of low lying farm land is expected to commence. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. 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 6pm Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 19:08
River Frome
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. 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 Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 15:12
River Frome
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm 14/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 17:41
River Frome
River levels are high but steady at the Lugwardine river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Thursday 13/02/20 and over the next few days. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg South of Leominster from Stoke Prior to Mordiford. Other locations that may be affected include Bodenham, Lugwardine and Hampton Bishop. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours with weather conditions forecast to remain unsettled for the rest of the week. We expect river levels to remain high on Thursday, 13/02/20 and 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 8am on Friday, 14/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 12:43
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Yarkhill and Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Thursday afternoon, 13/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast with weather conditions continuing to be unsettled during the week. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6pm on 13/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 07:47
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Yarkhill and Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible Thursday afternoon, 13/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight. We expect river levels to begin from rising this morning; 13/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 13:00 on 13/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 18:15
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Yarkhill and Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow afternoon, 13/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over night tonight We expect river levels to begin rising on Thursday morning 13/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 13/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 17:26
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 18:00, 10/02/20, and 10:00 tomorrow, 11/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high until Wednesday, 12/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 11/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 19:39
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible today, 09/02/20, and overnight. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 09:00 on 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 12:58
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 09/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 20:00 on 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:21
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today , 09/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 14:00 on 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 14:18
River Frome
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Ciara is forecast to bring heavy and strong winds to your area overnight Saturday night and into Sunday afternoon. There is uncertainty over the amount and location of rainfall expected. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also occur. 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. Further rain is forecast for Monday with unsettled conditions continuing into next week. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 16:52
River Frome
River levels are starting to fall at the Yarkhill river gauge following recent heavy rainfall. However, the risk of flooding continues. Flooding could affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours and river levels may rise again overnight tonight. 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. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on Wednesday, 15/01/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 08:38
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, Wednesday 15/01/20. 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. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on 14/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 19:23
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from midnight tonight 13/01/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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. 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 9am on 14/01/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 08:59
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning, Sunday 12/01/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to rise until tonight, Sunday, 12/01/20. 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 5pm on Sunday 12/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2020 18:30
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 06:00 Sunday morning, 12/01/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 2 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 09:00 on Sunday 12/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 16:39
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 10/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 08:41
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains . Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next two days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on 09/01/20 , or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 18:08
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of forecast heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight tonight into tomorrow morning, 09/01/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. - Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising tonight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning at 9am 09/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 07:47
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is expected 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. This message will be updated by 17:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:56
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is expected 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. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 07:35
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 15:38
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 07:22
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 09:00 this morning, 19/12/19. Flooding could affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Saturday 21st December. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 16:44
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 4:00 tomorrow morning, 19/12/19. Flooding could affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 9pm on 18/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 16:25
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue Sunday 15/12/19 this afternoon and overnight into Monday 16/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is expected today, 15/12/19 and overnight into Monday, 16/12/19 which may cause river levels to rise further. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday morning, 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am Monday, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 07:00
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 07:00 onwards today, 15/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is expected today, 15/12/19 which may cause river levels to rise further. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:00 this afternoon, 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 07:28
River Frome
River levels are slowly rising at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Saturday 23/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 17:17
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is forecast to begin between 3am and 5am tomorrow, Saturday 23/11/19 . Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8:00am on Saturday 23/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:52
River Frome
River levels are high but falling at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10:00am on 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 11:45
River Frome
River levels are high but steady at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 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 Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 06:46
River Frome
River levels are high but steady at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. 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 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 Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 03:44
River Frome
River levels are high but decreasing at the Bishops Frome river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. 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 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:22
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur from Thursday afternoon, 14/11/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. 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 4am on 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 13:05
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur from Thursday afternoon, 14/11/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. 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 5pm on 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 08:33
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur from Thursday morning, 14/11/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. 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 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 18:42
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge due to the potential for heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding could occur from tomorrow morning, 14/11/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising overnight and into tomorrow morning, 14/11/2019. 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 09:00 on 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 16:35
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this today, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 08:00, 11/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 09:15
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning, 10/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 15:59
River Frome
River levels remain high at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of 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 09:00 Monday 04/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 07:09
River Frome
River levels have risen overnight at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 10pm on 03/11/19. 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 5pm on 03/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 11:15
River Frome
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Yarkhill river gauge. However, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No further rain is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6pm on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:32
River Frome
River levels remain high but steady at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No further rain is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 12 noon on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 20:47
River Frome
River levels remain high but steady at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 04:00 on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 14:09
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8pm on 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 07:41
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 02:27
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 26/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 17:18
River Frome
River levels have risen at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is possible this evening. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:07
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall this afternoon and this evening, Monday 29/09/19. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight, Monday 29/09/19 and tomorrow, Tuesday 01/10/19. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00am on Tuesday 01/10/19, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 15:52
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Heavy and persistent rainfall is forecast for tonight 28/09/19 into Sunday morning 29/09/19. Further rainfall is also forecast for Monday night into Tuesday. We expect river levels to rise until Sunday afternoon 29/09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 10:00 on Sunday 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 08:44
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. We expect river levels to rise until 18:00 on 14/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 13:00 on 14/06/19.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 18:26
River Frome
River levels are high but steady at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 13:02
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning, Thursday 13/06/19. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until this afternoon Thursday 13/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 08:09
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning, Thursday 13/06/19. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until this afternoon Thursday 13/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 18:23
River Frome
River levels are currently rising on the River Frome as a result of rainfall overnight on Tuesday. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Wednesday evening, 06/03/19. Locations that may be affected include low lying land at Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, which may cause river levels to rise further. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00, 07/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 13:24
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of overnight rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this afternoon Wednesday, 06/03/19. Locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 19:00, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 07:37
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Yarkhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this afternoon Wednesday, 06/03/19. Locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 20:19
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning 06/03/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise overnight and into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 16:48
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning 06/03/19. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise overnight and into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated this evening, 05/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 18:55
River Frome
River levels are rising at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow, 19/12/18. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. No further significant rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to continue to rise this evening and overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 19/12/18, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2018 13:26
River Frome
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bishops Frome and Yarkhill river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow, 18/12/18. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads along the River Frome from Bromyard to Hereford. Other locations that may be affected include Bishops Frome and Yarkhill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 9 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 19:00 on 18/12/18, or as the situation changes.


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.