Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Shrewsbury

Area Description

River Severn at Shrewsbury.
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 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.