Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Buildwas

Area Description

River Severn at Buildwas.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 23:57
River Severn
River levels remain high but are falling at the Buildwas river gauge following persistent rainfall. River levels at the Buildwas gauge peaked at 6.79m, on Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads around Buildwas. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday and Saturday. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. 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 8am Friday 28/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 16:28
River Severn
River levels remain high but are falling at the Buildwas river gauge following persistent rainfall. River levels at the Buildwas gauge peaked at 6.79m, on Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads around Buildwas. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday evening and Saturday. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences, and liaising with emergency services. This message will be updated by midnight, Thursday 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 08:02
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. River levels at the Buildwas gauge peaked at 6.79m, on Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads around Buildwas. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 4pm today Thursday 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Feb 2020 02:47
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. The Buildwas river gauge peaked at 6.79m, at 10am Wednesday, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 8am today Thursday 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 22:50
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. The Buildwas river gauge peaked at 6.8m, at 10am, today, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 3am on Thursday 27/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 17:59
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. The Buildwas river gauge peaked at 6.8m, at 10am, today, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 11pm on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 15:08
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. The Buildwas river gauge peaked at 6.8m, at 10am, today, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 7pm on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 10:55
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. The Buildwas river gauge peaked at 6.8m, at 10am, today, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 3pm on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 02:37
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.75m to 6.85m early Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 11am on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 19:03
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.7m to 7.0m, overnight, Tuesday, 25/02/20 into Wednesday, 26/02/20. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, so we expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 3am on Wednesday 26/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 10:52
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.7m to 6.9m Tuesday night, 25/02/20. We expect river levels to rise throughout Tuesday, and remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 7pm on Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 03:53
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.7m to 7.0m Tuesday evening, 25/02/20. We expect river levels to rise throughout Tuesday, and remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 11am on Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 20:10
River Severn
River levels are rising at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is imminent. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.7m to 7.0m overnight Tuesday, 25/02/20 into Wednesday, 26/02/20. We expect river levels to rise throughout Tuesday, and remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 4am on Tuesday 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 12:54
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Buildwas river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. Flooding is affecting property on Buildwas Road, downstream of Buildwas Bridge. Predicted Peak at Buildwas 6.7m to 7.0m tomorrow evening Tuesday 25/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 8pm on 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.