Flood Warning Info - River Severn at Bridgnorth

Area Description

River Severn at Bridgnorth.
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 19 Mar 2019 12:59
River Severn
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties on Severnside. The Bridgnorth gauge peaked at 4.2 m this morning 19/03/19. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening, 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 and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 20:00 on 19/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Mar 2019 08:06
River Severn
River levels have risen at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties on Severnside. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth 4.2 m to 4.4 m this morning, 19/03/19. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 20/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 13:00 on 19/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 20:25
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible early Tuesday morning, 19/03/19. We expect flooding to affect properties on Severnside. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth 4.10 m to 4.30 m Tuesday evening 19/03/19. No further heavy rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until Wednesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on Tuesday 19/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 17:48
River Severn
River levels are forecast to rise at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible early tomorrow morning, 19/03/19. We expect flooding to affect properties on Severnside. Predicted Peak at Bridgnorth 4.0 m to 4.4 m Tuesday evening 19/03/19. No further heavy rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until Wednesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 21:00 on Monday 18/03/19, or as the situation changes.