Flood Alert Info - Brooks in the Wyre Forest

Area Description

Mor, Borle, Dowles and Dick Brooks and their tributaries.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 07:16
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels remain high but falling at the Mor Brook river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Oak Cottage gauge has developed a technical fault. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is receding. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock Further showery rainfall is forecast 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on Monday, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:03
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels remain high at the Mor Brook and Oak Cottage river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock Further rainfall is forecast 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on Monday, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:55
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels remain high at the Mor Brook and Oak Cottage river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock Further rainfall is forecast 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 clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on Sunday, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 16:58
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels are rising at the Mor Brook and Oak Cottage river gauges as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from today, Saturday, 15/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on Sunday, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 07:53
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. 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 17:00 Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 19:08
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. 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 Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 15:13
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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 8pm 14/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 00:42
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels are now falling at the Mor Brook river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock. 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 11am, 27/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 20:21
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Mor Brook river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock 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 3am, 27/10/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 13:14
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels have risen at the Mor Brook river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 7pm today, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 06:45
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
River levels have risen at the Mor Brook river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the River from Acton Round to Noutards Green. Other locations that may be affected include Morville, Eardington, Highley, Wribbenhall and Rock Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 1pm, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:46
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert remains in force as localised thunderstorms are expected during Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but there is a risk in some locations of thunderstorms occurring in the early part of the day, the overall outlook for the next couple of days is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 19:07
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast overnight on Friday and into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 15:29
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 12:29
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 07:35
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 20:07
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 17:56
Mor Brook, Borle Brook, Dowles Brook, Dick Brook
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday afternoon and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.