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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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

Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 16:20
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Cosford and Burcote river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 9am Tuesday 03/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 07:42
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Cosford river gauge and the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 5pm Monday 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 18:03
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Cosford river gauge and the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 Monday 02/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:18
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Cosford river gauge and the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. 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 6pm on Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 02:58
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are starting to fall at the Cosford river gauge and have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further unsettled weather is forecast over the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 9am on Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 17:06
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Cosford river gauge and are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further unsettled weather is forecast over the next few days which may cause river levels to rise further. 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 on Sunday 01/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 10:58
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge and remain high but steady at the Cosford river gauge following recent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast on Saturday with scattered showers over the following 48 hours which may cause river levels to rise. 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 7pm on 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 02:59
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Cosford river gauge and are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further unsettled weather is forecast over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Saturday, which may cause river levels to rise further. 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 on 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 18:40
River Worfe
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burlington - Worfe river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of farmland is expected between 8am and 11am tomorrow, 29/02/20. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 9pm on 29/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 3am on 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 00:56
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are falling at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday and Saturday morning. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. 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 9am on Friday, 28/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 17:15
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are falling at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. The risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday and Saturday morning. River levels could rise again as a result of this rainfall. 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 1am on Friday, 28/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 09:08
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The weather forecast remains unsettled for the next couple of days and into 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 5pm today, Thursday 27/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 00:54
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 9am Thursday, 27/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 16:58
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 9pm, Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 13:04
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 5pm Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 09:17
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 1pm, Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 00:57
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 9am, Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 16:37
River Worfe
River levels remain high and steady at the Cosford and Burcote river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. The forecast remains unsettled for the next few days which may cause river levels to remain high. 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 1am, Wednesday 26/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 10:09
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford river gauge and is rising slowly at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. 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 5pm, Tuesday 25/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 23:30
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford river gauge and are continuing to rise at the Burcote river gauge and are rising slowly at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. 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 9am, Tuesday 25/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 15:37
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Cosford river gauge and are rising slowly at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 24/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. 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 midnight tonight, Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 07:30
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Cosford river gauge and are rising at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this morning, 24/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. 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 Monday, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 23:31
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Cosford river gauge and are rising at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning, 23/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into Monday. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. 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 Monday, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 16:21
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Cosford and Burcote river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall over Saturday night and early hours of Sunday morning 23/02/20. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning, 23/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into Monday. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. 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 11:45pm Sunday night, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 08:43
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Burlington, Cosford and Burcote river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from Sunday morning, 23/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, and we expect river levels to rise further as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. 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 3pm on Sunday, 23/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 07:58
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. 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 16:00 on Thursday 20/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 23:32
River Worfe
River levels are currently falling at the Burcote river gauge but river levels may rise again as a result of forecast rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours. 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 08:00 on Thursday 20/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 16:25
River Worfe
River levels are currently falling at the Burcote river gauge but river levels may rise again as a result of forecast rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours. 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 midnight on Wednesday 19/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 09:44
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Scattered showers are expected this morning with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on Wednesday 19/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 00:26
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on Wednesday 19/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:05
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 2am on Wednesday 19/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 08:15
River Worfe
River levels are high but are steadily falling at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. However the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Scattered showers are expected over the next 24 hours with further prolonged rainfall forecast from midday on Wednesday 19/02/2020. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Tuesday 18/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:02
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 9am on Tuesday 18/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 07:16
River Worfe
River levels have peaked and are beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still occurring. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 17:06
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Burcote river gauge 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 Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:08
River Worfe
River levels continue to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland continues today, Sunday 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Water is rising in the drains at Worfield. Further rainfall is expected 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 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 4pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:09
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from tonight Saturday, 15/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. 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 07:52
River Worfe
River levels are falling at the Burcote river gauge however expected to rise again this evening as a result of storm Dennis rainfall. Consequently, flooding of farmland is possible overnight, and over the next few days. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend. 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. 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 5pm Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 17:05
River Worfe
River levels are steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of previous heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is possible today, and over the next few days. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend. 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. 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 06:58
River Worfe
River levels are steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected this evening. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 5pm today, Friday 14/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 17:41
River Worfe
River levels are rising slowly at the Burcote river gauge as a result of rainfall; Thursday 13/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected this evening. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 14/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 12:07
River Worfe
River levels are rising slowly at the Burcote and Cosford river gauges as a result of rainfall overnight tonight. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected this evening; Thursday 13/02/20. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the weekend due to Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 6pm today, Thursday 13/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 16:53
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 10/02/20 and over the next few days. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further showers are forecast overnight tonight, 10/02/2020, with weather conditions continuing to be unsettled during the week. 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 9am on 11/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 12:19
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from midday today 10/02/20 and over the next few days. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast today Monday 10/02/20 with weather conditions continuing to be unsettled during the week. We expect river levels to continue to rise and remain high for the next few days. 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 17:00 on 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 07:07
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from midday today 10/02/20 and over the next few days. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further light rainfall is forecast today Monday 10/02/20 with weather conditions continuing to be unsettled during the week. We expect river levels to continue to rise and remain high for the next few days. 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 13:00 on 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 19:34
River Worfe
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight Sunday. Flooding is expected on low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to continue to rise for the next few days. Further showers are forecast for Monday with unsettled conditions continuing into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 08:00am Monday 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 12:58
River Worfe
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible overnight Sunday. Flooding is expected on low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow morning 10/02/2020. Further rain is forecast for Monday with unsettled conditions continuing into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 20:00 today 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 07:50
River Worfe
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible overnight Sunday. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow morning 10/02/2020. Further rain is forecast for Monday with unsettled conditions continuing into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 14:00 today 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 14:20
River Worfe
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Ciara is forecast to bring heavy and strong winds to your area overnight Saturday night and into Sunday afternoon. There is uncertainty over the amount and location of rainfall expected. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also occur. 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. Further rain is forecast for Monday with unsettled conditions continuing into next week. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 16:34
River Worfe
River levels have peaked and beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is receding. Flooding may affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over night that may cause river levels to rise again tomorrow. 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 9am on 17/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 08:19
River Worfe
River levels have peaked and beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is receding. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels may rise again from todays rain. 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 5pm on 16/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 16:28
River Worfe
River levels have peaked and beginning to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is occurring. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday afternoon, 16/01/20. We expect river levels to remain high for a few days. 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 9am on 16/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:34
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is imminent. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast for Thursday afternoon, 16/01/20. We expect river levels to remain high for a few days. 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 5pm on 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 15:55
River Worfe
River levels remain high but are falling slowly at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 24/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 07:33
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 15:31
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 9:00 on Monday 23/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:34
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 16:00 on Sunday 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 14:46
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for 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 09:00 on Sunday 22/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 06:45
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Water is rising in the drains at Worfield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:57
River Worfe
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Water is rising in the drains at Worfield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 07:30
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 09:00 today, 20/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. 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 16:00 on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 07:49
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, however we do anticipate further rainfall from Wednesday onwards therefore still expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 4pm on Tuesday 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 15:08
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of further rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours, however we still expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Tuesday 17/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 08:31
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Little rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours, however we still expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:00 on Monday 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 16:25
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Sunday 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 08:12
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 16:54
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. 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. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am on Sunday 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 08:22
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further showery rainfall is forecast over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 18:27
River Worfe
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin between 05:00 and 09:00 tomorrow morning, 14/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further showery rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 14/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 04:34
River Worfe
River levels are high but starting to fall at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. 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. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10:00am on 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 17:28
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 15/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for a couple of days. 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. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 05:00am on 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 12:34
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 15/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for a couple of days. 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. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 09:40
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 11am today, 15/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for a couple of days. 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. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 15:26
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford and Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding could affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday 11/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9:00am on Monday 11/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 08:16
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford and Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding could affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday 11/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5:00pm today 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 16:11
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford and Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding could affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast today, 09/11/2019. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 10/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9:00am tomorrow 10/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 08:42
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford and Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. Flooding could affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further rainfall is forecast today, 09/11/2019. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 10/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5:00pm today 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 16:38
River Worfe
River levels have risen at the Cosford and Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and overnight. Flooding could affect low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday 10/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 09:19
River Worfe
River levels are falling at the Burcote river gauge, but the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further significant rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. However river levels will remain high over the next few days, falling slowly. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 6pm on 29/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 16:01
River Worfe
River levels are falling at the Burcote river gauge, but the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further significant rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on 29/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:48
River Worfe
River levels are falling at the Burcote river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further significant rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on 28/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 16:54
River Worfe
River levels are high but steady at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am on 28/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:33
River Worfe
River levels are continuing to rise at the Burcote river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm on 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:29
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Burcote river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the river from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. No further rainfall is expected. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by noon on 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:44
River Worfe
River levels remain high at the Cosford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 04:00 on 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 14:10
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Cosford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 8pm on 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 13:32
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Cosford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 7pm on 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 10:26
River Worfe
River levels are rising at the Cosford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this morning, 26/10/2019. Flooding is affecting low lying land and Roads adjacent to the River from Crackley Bank to Bridgnorth. Other locations that may be affected include Ryton and Burcote. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend and into early next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 14:00 on 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


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.