Flood Alert Info - Rivers Rheidol and Ystwyth

Area Description

Rivers in North Ceredigion including the Rheidol, Ystwyth, Melindwr and Ceunant .
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


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 11:47
South West
Heavy rainfall associated with Storm Jorge is impacting the area. The rainfall is forecast to continue overnight until 5am on Saturday 29th February. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 10:42
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the areas, however, the combination of ground conditions and existing river levels gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during Monday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 23:31
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 03:00am on Sunday 3nd November 2019. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:12
South West
The heaviest rainfall has now cleared the areas. The combination of ground conditions and existing river levels gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 20:00
South West
The current period of rainfall is forecast to persist until late morning on Saturday the 26th of October, rainfall will become heavy at times. River levels in this area will be high this evening and will remain high through Saturday. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and we will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 04:46
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue through the remainder of Saturday, 13th October. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 10:12
South West
Following the heavy and prolonged rainfall yesterday on Sunday 21st January river levels in the Rheidol remain high. River levels peaked overnight and are beginning to recede, this flood alert is likely to be removed this afternoon on Monday 22nd January as the river levels continue to fall throughout the morning.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 15:22
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 4:00 PM today, Sunday 21st January. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours


Flood Alert issued on 27 Nov 2017 04:20
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 04:30 AM on 27th November 2017. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight. .