Flood Alert Info - River Worfe

Area Description

River Worfe, Wesley Brook and Albrighton Brook 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

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Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:46
River Worfe
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 19:11
River Worfe
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 16:54
River Worfe
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 29 May 2018 15:57
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 8 am tomorrow morning or if the situation changes. At 3:45 pm today the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.18 metres and falling. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.13 metres and falling. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.52 metres and steady. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.18 metres and falling slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 29 May 2018 07:39
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 7:30 am today the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.19 metres and falling. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.16 metres and falling. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.50 metres and steady. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.22 metres and falling slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 15:37
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 8 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.23 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.29 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.45 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.30 metres and falling slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 28 May 2018 07:45
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 7:30 am the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.27 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.35 metres and falling. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.41 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.36 metres and falling.


Flood Alert issued on 27 May 2018 19:32
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 8 am Monday 28 May or if the situation changes. At 7 pm the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.60 metres and rising. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.38 metres and rising. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.23 metres and rising. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.27 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 16:20
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 10:00 am on 11th April or if the situation changes. At 4 pm today; the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.33 metres and falling. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.22 metres and steady. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.41 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.4 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur Wednesday evening. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.36 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 16:31
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Thursday or if the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.20 metres and steady. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.57 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.66 metres occurred last night. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.28 metres and steady


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:23
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5pm or if the situation changes. At 9am today the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.25 metres and falling. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.62 metres and falling. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.28 metres and falling.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:54
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 3:30 pm today the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.29 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.66 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.31 metres and falling.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:35
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 9 am today the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.31 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.63 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.33 metres and falling.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:31
River Worfe
Heavy rainfall is causing further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 4pm on Monday; the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.30 metres and rising slowly; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.48 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.40 metres and rising slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:17
River Worfe
Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is causing further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 8 am today the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.22 metres and rising. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.47 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.30 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:46
River Worfe
River levels have reached their highest following rainfall on Friday and Saturday. Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is expected to lead to further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 10 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.56 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.8 metres is expected to occur Tuesday. the level at the Shifnal Gauge was 0.23 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.3 and 0.5 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon. the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.21 metres and falling. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.28 metres and falling.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 07:36
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Cosford and Burcote. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 7:30 am today; the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.26 metres and steady. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.55 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 0.56 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur Sunday afternoon. Further heavy rain is forecast Sunday night into Monday which is likely to lead to further river rises.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 15:23
River Worfe
106 – River Worfe This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.33 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.35 and 0.5 metres is expected to Sunday afternoon. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.47 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur Sunday afternoon. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.38 metres and steady Further heavy rain is forecast Sunday night into Monday which is likely to lead to further river rises


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 12:04
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 12:00 today; the level at the Cosford Gauge was 0.32 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.35 and 0.5 metres is expected occur to Sunday afternoon. the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.43 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur Sunday afternoon. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.42 metres and steady Heavy rainfall Sunday into Monday could lead to further river level rises.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 15:55
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 10am on Wednesday 14th March, or if the situation changes. At 3pm today, Tuesday 13th March; Shifnal gauge was 0.25 metres and steady. Cosford gauge was 0.28 metres and steady. Burcote gauge was 0.49 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur overnight. Burlington gauge was 0.31 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 08:20
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Tuesday 13 March, or if the situation changes. At 7 am today, Tuesday 13th March; Shifnal gauge was 0.28 metres and steady. Cosford gauge was 0.29 metres and steady. Burcote gauge was 0.46 metres and steady. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur Tuesday evening. Burlington gauge was 0.34 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 17:22
River Worfe
This message contains gauge information for Shifnal, Cosford, Burcote and Burlington. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday 13 March, or if the situation changes. At 5pm today, Monday 12 March; Shifnal gauge was 0.36 metres and rising. Cosford gauge was 0.19 metres and rising. Burcote gauge was 0.38 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.5 and 0.6 metres is expected to occur tomorrow. Burlington gauge was 0.35 metres and rising. Be advised that heavy showers last night combined with further rain that has fallen today is likely to cause further river response.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 13:30
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message contains gauge information Lugwardine only. Flooding is not expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 2 pm Thursday or if the situation changes. At 1 pm today; the level at the Lugwardine Gauge was 2.62 metres and rising slowly a peak level of between 2.6 and 2.7 is expected on Thursday.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 19:48
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Thursday 28th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow fell during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are rising and as a result there is increased flood risk. The current level at the Burcote gauge is 0.41 metres and rising slowly. A forecast peak of between 0.4 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur during the morning of Friday 29th December. River levels are expected to remain high in this location over the next few days. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. Please remain vigilant and take care.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:06
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message is due to be updated by 8 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow fell during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are rising and as a result there is increased flood risk. The current level at the Burcote gauge is 0.37 metres and rising slowly with a forecast peak of 0.4 to 0.7 metres expected during the morning of Friday 29th December. River levels are expected to remain high in this location over the next few days. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. Please remain vigilant and take care.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:05
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow fell during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are are rising and as a result there is increased flood risk. . The current level at the Cosford gauge is 0.16 metres and rising slowly. The current level at the Burcote gauge is 0.28 metres and rising slowly with a forecast peak of 0.4 to 0.7 metres expected during the morning of Friday 29th December. River levels are expected to remain high in this location over the next few days. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. Please remain vigilant and take care .


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 20:34
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and overnight into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following this forecast rainfall. The current level at the Cosford gauge is 0.09 metres and steady. The current level at the Burcote gauge is 0.26 metres and rising slowly with a forecast peak of 0.5 to 0.8 metres expected during the morning of Wednesday 27th December. River levels are expected to remain high in this location over the next few days. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. Please remain vigilant and take care .


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 13:48
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message is due to be updated by 10 pm on Tuesday 26th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and overnight into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following this forecast rainfall. The current level at the Cosford gauge is 0.09 metres and steady. The current level at the Burcote gauge is 0.23 metres and steady with a forecast peak of 0.5 to 0.7 metres expected during the morning of Wednesday 27th December. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. Please remain vigilant.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2017 09:14
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message contains gauge information for Burcote and Burlington, no flooding is expected at other gauges. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Saturday the 16th December or if the situation changes. At 09:15 today; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.42 metres and falling. A peak level of 0.39 metres occurred at 18:00 on Thursday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.30 metres and falling.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 15:34
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message contains gauge information for Burcote and Burlington, no flooding is expected at other gauges. This message will be updated by 11am on Saturday the 16th December or if the situation changes. At 15:30 today; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.3 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.39 metres occurred at 18:00 on Thursday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.36 metres and falling slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 09:51
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message contains gauge information for Burcote and Burlington, no flooding is expected at other gauges. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Friday 15th December or if the situation changes. At 09:45 today; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.38 metres and steady. A peak level of 0.39 metres occurred at 18:00 on Thursday. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.37 metres and rising.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 15:30
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message contains gauge information for Burcote and Burlington, no flooding is expected at other gauges. This message will be updated by 11 am tomorrow or if the situation changes. At 15:20 today; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.38 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 0.7 and 0.9 metres is expected to occur tomorrow afternoon. the level at the Burlington Gauge was 0.39 metres and rising slowly.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2017 10:36
River Worfe and its tributaries
This message contains gauge information for Burcote, no flooding is expected at other gauges. This message will be updated by 5 pm today or if the situation changes. At 10 am today; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.36 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur overnight tonight.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 16:37
River Worfe and its tributaries
A flood alert has been issued due to forecast snow melt and rain through today and overnight. This message contains gauge information for Burcote. This message will be updated by 11:00 am tomorrow morning or if the situation changes. At 4:15 pm today; the level at the Burcote Gauge was 0.22 metres and rising. A peak level of between 0.6 and 0.7 metres is expected to occur overnight.