Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Shrawardine, Montford Bridge and Mytton

Area Description

River Severn at Shrawardine, Montford Bridge and Mytton.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 07:33
River Severn
River levels are high and currently steady at the Montford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the last few days. Consequently there is flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland. We expect flooding to affect low lying properties in the Montford Bridge area. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. Peak at Montford of 6.11m recorded at 3 am Monday morning 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00 pm on Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 04:44
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Montford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning 17/03/19. We expect flooding to affect low lying properties in the Montford Bridge area. Peak at Montford is 6.11m, 2am Monday 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8:00 am on Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 17:16
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Montford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties in the Montford Bridge area. Predicted peak at Montford 6.10m to 6.30m Sunday overnight 17/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated by 8am tomorrow morning, 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 12:25
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Montford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning 17/03/19. We expect flooding to affect low lying properties in the Montford Bridge area. Predicted peak at Montford is 6.1m to 6.3m overnight Sunday 17/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7:00 pm on 17/03/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 07:40
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Montford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning 17/03/19. We expect flooding to affect low lying properties in the Montford Bridge area. Predicted peak at Montford 6.1m to 6.3m overnight Sunday 17/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00 pm on 17/03/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:22
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Montford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning 17/03/19. We expect flooding to affect low lying properties in the Montford Bridge area. Predicted peak at Montford 6.1m to 6.4m overnight Sunday 17/03/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise until Sunday 17/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 17/03/19, or as the situation changes.