Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Shrewsbury

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River Severn at Shrewsbury.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2020 15:30
River Severn
River levels are high but steady at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. B5067, Berwick Road and St Julians Friars car park flooded. Welshbridge peaked at 4.25 overnight on the 01/03/20. 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 and have removed the Coleham head barriers. 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 8am on Tuesday 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Mar 2020 05:10
River Severn
River levels remain high at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Friday into Saturday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. B5067, Berwick Road and St Julians Friars car park flooded. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.2m to 4.5m this morning 02/03/20. 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. The Coleham head barriers were removed overnight on Sunday to open the highway. 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 4pm on 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 20:08
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. B5067, Berwick Road and St Julians Friars car park flooded. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.2m to 4.5m overnight tonight 01/03/20. 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 and will be deploying the Coleham head barriers from 9pm tonight 01/03/20. 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 7am on 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 16:59
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. B5067, Berwick Road and St Julians Friars car park flooded. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.2m to 4.5m overnight tonight 01/03/20. 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. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 7am on 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Mar 2020 06:48
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to begin from Sunday morning, 01/03/20. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. B5067, Berwick Road and St Julians Friars car park flooded. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.1m to 4.4m Monday morning, 02/03/20. 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. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 5pm on 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 09:25
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue & Victoria Avenue. Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park are flooded. The land behind the wall at Coton Hill and the B5067, Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. The river level peaked at the Welshbridge gauge at 5.12m, on Tuesday, 25/02/20. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 6pm, on Thursday 27/02/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 01:04
River Severn
This Severe Flood Warning has been removed. We expect river levels to remain high into the weekend. The Severe Flood Warning status has now been removed. However, a Flood Warning is still in force for the area, meaning properties remain at risk, the river peaked at Welshbridge at 5.12m, 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Another weather system is forecast for Friday 28/02/20. We continue to monitor the situation. Our incident response staff are checking the condition of defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9 am Thursday 27/02/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 17:28
River Severn
This Severe Flood Warning has been removed. We expect river levels to remain high into the weekend. The Severe Flood Warning status has now been removed. However, a Flood Warning is still in force for the area, meaning properties remain at risk, the river peaked at Welshbridge at 5.12m, 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Another weather system is forecast for Friday 28/02/20. We continue to monitor the situation. Our incident response staff are checking the condition of defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1 am Thursday 27/02/20, or if the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 13:30
River Severn
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Welsh Bridge river gauge. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. Welshbridge peaked at 5.12m last night, Tuesday 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 08:52
River Severn
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Welsh Bridge river gauge. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. Welshbridge peaked at 5.12m last night, Tuesday 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 01:16
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected.Welsh Bridge river gauge peaked at 5.12m Tuesday. The weather forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which will result in river levels to remaining high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 17:29
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. We are expecting a prolonged peak at Welshbridge of 5.2m to 5.5m overnight tonight, Tuesday 25/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1am Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 12:42
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. We are expecting a prolonged peak at Welshbridge of 5.3m to 5.5m overnight tonight, Tuesday 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 08:44
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. We are expecting a prolonged peak at Welshbridge of 5.1m to 5.4m overnight tonight, Tuesday 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 00:33
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. We are expecting a prolonged peak at Welshbridge of 5.2m to 5.5m overnight Tuesday, 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 17:02
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water is under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice is also affected. We are expecting a prolonged peak at Welshbridge of 5.2m to 5.5m Tuesday evening 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 01:00am Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:31
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water may be under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice may be affected. We are expecting a prolonged peak at Welshbridge of 5.2m to 5.5m Tuesday 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 09:19
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water may be under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice may be affected. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.7m to 5.0m this afternoon Monday 24/02/20. A further similar peak is expected Tuesday evening 25/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 04:59
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding will affect Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water will also be under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice may be affected. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.8m to 5.2m Monday evening. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am Monday morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 00:42
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding will affect Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water will also be under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice may be affected. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.8m to 5.2m Monday evening. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight and into Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5am Monday morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 20:55
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding will affect Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water will also be under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice may be affected. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.8m to 5.2m Monday evening. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight and into Monday. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1am Monday morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 17:28
River Severn
This Severe Warning has been issued because flood water is expected to be deep and fast flowing and cause significant disruption to the community from 2am Monday, 24/02/2020. River levels have risen at the Welsh Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding will affect Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, A458 Smithfield Road, A528 Coton Hill, Roushill, B5067 Berwick Road, Chester Street, Longden Coleham, Frankwell and St Julians Friar car parks. Water will also be under the bridge on Castle Foregate. The bus station and access to Riverside medical practice may be affected. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.8m to 5.2m Monday evening. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight and into Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9:00 pm this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 15:15
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, and roads is possible from 4pm today, 23/02/20. Flooding could affect Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Smithfield Road, Chester Street, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill, Roushill and the B5067 Berwick Road and the B4380 could also be flooded. Access to Riverside medical practice affected. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.8m to 5.2m Monday evening, 24/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 11:45pm this evening 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 09:02
River Severn
River levels are high but steady at the Welshbridge river gauge. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park, St Julians Friars car park, and B5067 Berwick Road. Welshbridge peaked at 4.85m on Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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 Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 00:05
River Severn
River levels have peaked and are now falling at the Welshbridge river gauge. However further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, which may keep levels high. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park, St Julians Friars car park, and B5067 Berwick Road. Welshbridge peaked at 4.85m on Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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 9 am on Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:27
River Severn
River levels have peaked and are now falling at the Welshbridge river gauge. However further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, which may keep levels high. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park, St Julians Friars car park, and B5067 Berwick Road. Welshbridge peaked at 4.85m on Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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 1am on Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 10:30
River Severn
River levels have peaked and are now falling at the Welshbridge river gauge. However, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Chester Street, Smithfield Road, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park, St Julians Friars car park, land behind wall at Coton Hill, and B5067 Berwick Road. Welshbridge peaked at 4.85m on Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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. 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 Wednesday 19/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 01:11
River Severn
River levels have peaked and are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. However flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Chester Street, Smithfield Road, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park, St Julians Friars car park, land behind wall at Coton Hill, and B5067 Berwick Road. Welshbridge peaked just over 4.8m on Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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. 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 11am on Wednesday 19/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:37
River Severn
River levels have peaked and are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. However flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Chester Street, Smithfield Road, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park, St Julians Friars car park, land behind wall at Coton Hill, and B5067 Berwick Road. Welshbridge peaked just over 4.8m this morning Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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. 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 3am on Wednesday 19/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 09:36
River Severn
River levels have peaked and are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. However flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Chester Street, Smithfield Road, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park are flooded. Welshbridge peaked just over 4.8m this morning Tuesday 18/02/2020. 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. 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 6pm on Tuesday 18/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 17:28
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Chester Street, Smithfield Road, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park are flooded. A predicted peak at Welshbridge of 4.7m to 5.0m is expected Monday evening, 17/02/20. Further light rain is expected over the next 12 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 10am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 09:57
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park are flooded. A predicted peak at Welshbridge of 4.4m to 4.6m is expected on Monday, 17/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next 12 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 5pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 20:04
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. A predicted peak at Welshbridge of 4.6m to 4.9m is expected on Monday, 17/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next 12 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 10am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 12:15
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from this afternoon onwards, Sunday 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill lane, Sydney Avenue, Frankwell car park and Victoria Avenue are flooded. A predicted peak at Welshbridge of 4.1m to 4.5m is expected on Monday, 17/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. 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 8pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 17:13
River Severn
River levels are high but falling slowly at the Welshbridge river gauge, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Welshbridge river gauge peaked at 4.05m on Monday morning, 28/10/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have erected the temporary flood barriers at Frankwell. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am tomorrow 29/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 08:52
River Severn
River levels are high but steady at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Welshbridge river gauge is currently peaking at 4.1m. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have erected the temporary flood barriers at Frankwell. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm today 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 18:31
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 3.7m to 4.1m on Monday morning. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have erected the temporary flood barriers at Frankwell. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 19:22
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Welshbridge river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park are flooded. Peak levels at Welshbridge 3.92m Monday morning 18/03/19 No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 19/03//19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 13:00
River Severn
River levels continue to rise at the Welsh bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Welshbridge is predicted to peak between 3.9 m to 4.0 m on Monday afternoon 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 19:00 Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 07:33
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 3.9 m to 4.0 m on Monday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00 pm Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 04:38
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 3.8 to 4.0m on Monday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high until 19/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8:00 am Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 16:42
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also flooded. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.10m to 4.30m Monday 18/03/19 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. This message will be updated by 8am Monday morning, 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 12:25
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.20 to 4.30m on Monday 18/03/19. We expect river levels to remain high until 19/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 7:00 pm Sunday 17/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 07:51
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.20 to 4.40m on Monday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high until 19/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are manning defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1:00 pm Sunday 17/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 17:18
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Welshbridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting Gravel Hill Lane, Sydney Avenue, Victoria Avenue, Frankwell car park and St Julians Friars car park. The land behind wall at Coton Hill and the B5067 Berwick Road are also impacted by flooding. Predicted peak at Welshbridge 4.00m to 4.50m on Monday 18/03/19 We expect river levels to remain high until 19/03/19. 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 at 08.00 tomorrow morning on 17/03/19, or as the situation changes.