Flood Alert Info - River Lugg North of Leominster

Area Description

River Lugg North of Leominster.
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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Flood Alert History

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

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  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 17:57
River Lugg
River levels are high but falling at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 8am on Monday 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:47
River Lugg
River levels are high but steady at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 6pm on Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 01:51
River Lugg
River levels are high but steady at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast with scattered showers over the following 48 hours which may cause river levels to rise. 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 Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:26
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast with scattered showers over the following 48 hours which may cause river levels to rise. 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 2am on Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 09:54
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast on Saturday with scattered showers over the following 48 hours which may cause river levels to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 6pm on 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 03:39
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge river gauge and forecast to rise at the Byton river gauge, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast for Saturday, with further scattered showers over the next few days, which may cause river levels to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10am on 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 01:41
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge river gauge and forecast to rise at the Byton river gauge, following heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast for Saturday, with further scattered showers over the next few days, which may cause river levels to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10am on 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 18:26
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 20:00 and 22:00 today, 28/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 16:00 on 29/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2am on 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 07:26
River Lugg
River levels continue to fall slowly at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. Flooding of low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster is expected to continue. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 13:00, Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 00:00
River Lugg
River levels continue to fall slowly at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. Flooding of low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster is expected to continue. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 8am, Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 15:24
River Lugg
River levels remain high but falling slowly at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster is expected to continue. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by midnight tonight, Tuesday 25/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 08:09
River Lugg
River levels remain high at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster is expected to continue. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm, Tuesday 25/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 23:30
River Lugg
River levels remain high at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster is expected to continue. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 08:00am, Tuesday 25/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 15:23
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by midnight tonight, Monday 24/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 07:30
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on Monday, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 23:32
River Lugg
River levels remain high at the Byton river gauge and are rising at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are forecast to rise further at these gauges as a result of further rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am on Monday, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 16:08
River Lugg
River levels remain high at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. River levels may rise again at these gauges as a result of further rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 11:45PM on Sunday, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 08:05
River Lugg
River levels are currently steady at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. However river levels are forecast to rise at these gauges as a result of further rainfall forecast over the next few days to above flood alert thresholds. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 3PM on Sunday, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 17:12
River Lugg
River levels are currently steady at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. However river levels are forecast to rise at these gauges as a result of further rainfall forecast over the next few days to above flood alert thresholds. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am on Sunday, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 07:53
River Lugg
River levels are currently steady at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. However river levels are forecast to rise at these gauges as a result of further rainfall forecast over the next few days to above flood alert thresholds. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 7pm Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 19:35
River Lugg
River levels are currently falling slowly at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend, which may cause renewed river level rises to above flood alert thresholds. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 11:45
River Lugg
River levels are currently falling slowly at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days which may cause renewed river level rises to above flood alert thresholds . Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We are closely monitoring the situation. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and into next week. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm Friday 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 03:42
River Lugg
River levels are falling slowly at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, which may cause river levels to rise again. 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 noon on Friday 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 19:55
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, which may cause river levels to rise again. 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 4am on Friday 21/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 11:49
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further heavy rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, which may cause river levels to rise again. 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 8pm on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 03:47
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Butts Bridge river gauge. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further heavy rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, which may cause river levels to rise again. 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 Midday on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 19:40
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Butts Bridge river gauge. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further heavy rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, which may cause river levels to rise again. 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 4am on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 12:27
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Scattered showers are expected todaywith 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 using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 03:33
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges following Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high 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 2pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 21:07
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges following Storm Dennis. River levels peaked at 2.2 m at the Byton gauge on Sunday and at 3.7m at the Butts Bridge gauge Monday morning, 17/02/20. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high 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 6am on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 14:03
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges following Storm Dennis. River levels peaked at 2.2 m at the Byton gauge on Sunday and at 3.7m at the Butts Bridge gauge Monday morning, 17/02/20. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high until late on Wednesday 19/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10pm on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 04:00
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Butts Bridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. River levels peaked at 3.7m at the Butts Bridge gauge Monday morning, 17/02/20. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2pm on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:47
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Butts Bridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. River levels peaked at 3.7m at the Butts Bridge gauge Monday morning, 17/02/20. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 3am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 08:42
River Lugg
River levels are peaking at 3.75m at the Butts Bridge gauge and at 2.2m at the Byton river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is occurring. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light 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. This message will be updated by 4pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:31
River Lugg
River levels are peaking at 3.7m at the Butts Bridge gauge and at 2.2m at the Byton river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying 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 Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge & Byton river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Predicted peaks are: Butts Bridge 3.2 to 3.6m Sunday evening, Byton 1.8 to 2.2m Sunday evening. Further heavy 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. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 18:13
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge & Byton river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from this evening Saturday, 15/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further heavy 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. This message will be updated by 9am on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 08:55
River Lugg
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. River levels are forecast to rise to night, 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 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 Lugg
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 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 Lugg
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 9 Feb 2020 19:41
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible today, 09/02/20, and overnight. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 09/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 09/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 14:19
River Lugg
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 23 Dec 2019 07:33
River Lugg
River levels are high but slowly decreasing at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. 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 4pm on Monday 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 15:31
River Lugg
River levels are high but slowly decreasing at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. 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 Monday 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:34
River Lugg
River levels are high but slowly decreasing at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. 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 16:00 on 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 14:46
River Lugg
River levels are high but slowly decreasing at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. 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 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 06:45
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:57
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 07:34
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue throughout today 20/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 15:23
River Lugg
River levels are high but steady at the Butts Bridge and Byton river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 06:03
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 06:00 and 21:00 today, 19/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 15:54
River Lugg
River levels are high but steady at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Although little rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, river levels may 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 9am on Tuesday, 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 07:47
River Lugg
River levels are high but steady at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 08:00 Monday 16/12/19 and Tuesday afternoon, 16/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 16:00 on 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 15:09
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 16:00 Sunday 15/12/19 and Monday afternoon, 16/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 08:00 on 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 07:56
River Lugg
River levels are high but falling at the Butts Bridge river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reduced. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may also be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high today, Sunday 17/11/19. Further light rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. 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 Sunday 17/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 01:47
River Lugg
River levels are high but falling at the Butts Bridge river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Further isolated showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 8:00am on Sunday 17/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 18:37
River Lugg
River levels are high but falling at the Butts Bridge river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Further isolated showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 03:00 on Sunday 17/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 12:19
River Lugg
River levels are high but falling at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 19:00 on Saturday 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 07:47
River Lugg
River levels are high but falling at the Byton and Butts Bridge river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 1pm on Saturday 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:35
River Lugg
River levels are high but decreasing at the Byton river gauge following heavy rainfall. River levels have risen at the Butts Bridge river gauge. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 08:00 on Saturday 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:24
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Byton & Butts Bridge river gauges following heavy rainfall. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further showers are 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 3am on Saturday 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 11:56
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Byton river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the end 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 17:00 on 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 06:36
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Byton river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the end 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 12:00 on 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 03:44
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Byton river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the end 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 16:19
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Byton river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Thursday, 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to keep rising until Friday morning, . 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 Lugg
River levels are rising at the Byton river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Thursday, 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to keep rising until Friday morning, 15/11/2019. 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 5pm on 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 08:33
River Lugg
River levels are rising at the Byton river gauge due to heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Thursday morning, 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to keep rising until Friday morning, 15/11/2019. 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 1pm on 14/11/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 18:42
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Byton river gauge due to the potential for heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from tomorrow morning, 14/11. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising from 01:00, 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 4 Nov 2019 08:40
River Lugg
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further showers are 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. This message will be updated by 17:00 Monday 04/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 15:59
River Lugg
River levels remain high at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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. This message will be updated by 09:00 Monday 04/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 08:18
River Lugg
River levels remain high at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 03/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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. This message will be updated by 17:00 Sunday 03/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 18:49
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight, 02/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow morning, 03/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Sunday 03/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 09:06
River Lugg
River levels are continuing to fall at the Butts Bridge river gauge. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. No further significant 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 5pm on 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 17:58
River Lugg
River levels are high at the Byton river gauge, as a result of heavy rainfall. Levels are beginning to fall but the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. No further rain is forecast. 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 10am on 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 11:04
River Lugg
River levels are high and beginning to fall at the Byton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. No further rain is forecast. 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 5pm on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:16
River Lugg
River levels are high and continue to rise at the Byton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. No further rain is forecast. 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 12:00 noon on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 20:57
River Lugg
River levels are forecast to rise at the Byton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. We expect river levels to remain high through the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 04:00 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 14:10
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 8pm on 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 07:40
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 02:34
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Butts Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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 18:01
River Lugg
River levels have risen at the Butts Bridge 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 to the River Lugg north of Leominster. Locations that may be affected include Yarpole, Mortimers Cross, Kingsland and the B4362. 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. This message will be updated Tomorrow morning, 26/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:46
River Lugg
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 Lugg
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 16:58
River Lugg
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 17 Mar 2018 07:59
River Lugg
115 – River Lugg North of Leominster. This message contains gauge information for Byton and Butts Bridge. 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 Byton Gauge was 1.28 metres and steady. A peak level of 1.24 metres occurred Friday afternoon. the level at the Butts Bridge Gauge was 2.48 metres and steady. A peak level of 2.62 metres occurred Friday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 15:17
River Lugg
This message contains gauge information for Byton and Butts Bridge. This message will be updated by 9 am on Saturday the 17th of March or if the situation changes. At 15:00 today; the level at the Byton Gauge was 1.23 metres and rising. A peak level of 1.2 and 1.4 metres is expected to occur this afternoon. the level at the Butts Bridge Gauge was 2.6 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.5 and 2.7 is expected to occur this afternoon.