Flood Warning Info - Wesley Brook at Shifnal

Area Description

Wesley Brook at Shifnal, including Evelith.
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 17 Feb 2020 03:33
Wesley Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Shifnal river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Shifnal and Evelith. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 12pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:05
Wesley Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Shifnal river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Shifnal and Evelith. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 4am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:55
Wesley Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Shifnal river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Shifnal and Evelith. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 4pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 01:22
Wesley Brook
River levels have risen at the Shifnal river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected from early Sunday morning, 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Shifnal and Evelith. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:21
Wesley Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Shifnal river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. River levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 12:31
Wesley Brook
River levels have risen at the Shifnal river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected this afternoon today, 26/10/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Shifnal and Evelith. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levers to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 7pm on 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 May 2018 22:37
Wesley Brook
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal This message will be updated by 8 am tomorrow morning or if the situation changes. At 10:30 pm today the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.43 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.62 metres occurred this evening in response to the thundery rain.


Flood Warning issued on 27 May 2018 19:54
Wesley Brook
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal This message will be updated by 11 pm this evening or if the situation changes. At 7:30 pm today the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.57 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.62 metres occurred this evening in response to the thundery rain.


Flood Warning issued on 27 May 2018 17:53
Wesley Brook
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal This message will be updated by 8 pm this evening 27 May or if the situation changes. At 5:30 pm today the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.49 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.0 and 1.5 metres is expected to occur this evening.