Flood Alert Info - River Stour in Worcestershire

Area Description

River Stour and it's tributaries.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jun 2020 20:00
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stourton river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, flooding could occur between 23:00 on 16/06/20 and 09:00 on 17/06/20, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to begin rising at 22:00 on 16/06/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 8am on 17/06/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:00
River Stour
River levels remain high at the Puxton river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Stourton river gauge. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. We expect river levels to remain high into tuesday. 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 Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 10:04
River Stour
River levels remain high at the Puxton river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Stourton river gauge. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 03:00
River Stour
River levels remain high at the Stourton and Puxton river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 01:37
River Stour
River Stour in Worcestershire River levels remain high at the Stourton and Puxton river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further scattered showers are 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:02
River Stour
River levels remain high at the Stourton and Puxton river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further scattered showers are 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 and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 3am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:58
River Stour
River levels remain high at the Stourton and Puxton river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 17:43
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stourton and Puxton river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 9am on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 08:46
River Stour
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. River levels are forecast to rise overnight, flooding of low lying land and property is expected to commence in the early hours of Sunday 16/02/2020. 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 6pm Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 19:07
River Stour
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. 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 9am Saturday 15/02/2020 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 15:11
River Stour
This flood alert has been issued as Storm Dennis is forecast to bring heavy rainfall over the weekend, falling over already saturated catchments. Where intense rainfall does occur, flooding of low lying land is possible. Surface water flooding may also occur. We urge you to remain vigilant, avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and issue flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8pm 14/02/20 or if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 17:03
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening Monday 10/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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 remain high for the next few days. 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 9am 11/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 15:15
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from this afternoon Monday 10/02/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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 remain high for the next few days. 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 8pm Monday 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 19:33
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 9pm on Tuesday, 14/01/20. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high overnight and in to Wednesday 15/01/20. 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 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:34
River Stour
River levels are high but slowly decreasing at steady at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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 Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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 Stour
River levels have risen and remain high at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further 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. This message will be updated by 16:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:56
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further 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. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 07:42
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Saturday morning 21/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 4pm on 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:10
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to rise until Saturday early morning 21/12/19. 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 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 16:25
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Sunday 16/12/19 and into Monday morning, 16/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is expected over the next 24 hours which may cause the river levels to rise further. We expect river levels to remain high until the Monday afternoon of 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 9am Monday, 16/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 08:13
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 08:00 onwards today, 15/12/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is expected today, 15/12/19 which may push up river levels. We expect river levels to remain high until the evening of 16/12/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:00 this afternoon, 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 07:47
River Stour
River levels are now falling at the Puxton and Stourton river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. We expect river levels to remain high this morning, Friday 16/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 1pm today, Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 02:35
River Stour
River levels are high but decreasing at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 16:57
River Stour
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Puxton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 03:00 on 16/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 11:39
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 17:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 06:36
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 12:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 03:44
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:22
River Stour
River levels are rising at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently,flooding of roads and farmland is expected over the next few days. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further 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. Avoid contact with floodwater This message will be updated by 4am on 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 12:14
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this afternoon, 14/11/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. We expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 6pm on 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 17:42
River Stour
River levels rose at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Levels are now falling but the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend and early into next week. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10am on 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 09:39
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. No further rainfall is forecast. 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 27/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:39
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. No further rainfall is forecast. 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 12 noon on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 21:38
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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 04:00 on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 14:10
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Stourton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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. This message will be updated by 8pm on 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 10:01
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Stourton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from this afternoon, 26/10/19. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. 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 14:00 on 26/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jul 2019 20:05
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stourton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight and tomorrow morning, 31/07/19. Flooding could affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further heavy showers are forecast through the night and tomorrow morning. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow afternoon 31/07/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 31/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 08:13
River Stour
River levels are forecast to rise at the Stourton 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 Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. We expect river levels to rise until 14:00 on 14/06/19. 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 13:00 on 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 18:26
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Stourton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday 14/06/19. 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, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 12:51
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Stourton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday 14/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 08:09
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Stourton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may be affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Caunsall to Stourport. Other locations that may be affected include Wolverley and Cookley, Blakedown and Kidderminster. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening Thursday 13/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 13/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:46
River Stour
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 19:09
River Stour
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 16:51
River Stour
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 27 May 2018 18:12
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton, and Kidderminster (delete as needed). {Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations.} This message will be updated by 8 am Monday 28 May or if the situation changes. At 6 pm today the level at the Stourton Gauge was 0.68 metres and rising. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.26 metres and rising. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.28 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.8 metres is expected to occur to night.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 16:34
River Stour
Heavy rainfall is causing further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton and Kidderminster. This message will be updated by 11 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 4pm on Monday; the level at the Stourton Gauge was 1.38 metres and steady. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.7 metres is currently occurring. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.02 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.5 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur overnight on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:42
River Stour
Heavy rainfall Sunday night into Monday is causing further river level rises. This message contains gauge information for Stourton, Puxton and Kidderminster. This message will be updated by 5 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Stourton Gauge was 1.07 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.6 and 2 metres is expected to occur Monday morning. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.61 metres and rising. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.30 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.4 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 17:12
River Stour
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 Stourton, Puxton and Kidderminster. This message will be updated by 10 am on Monday or if the situation changes. At 4 pm today; the level at the Stourton Gauge was 0.36 metres and currently falling. A peak level of between 1.6 and 2 metres is expected to occur Monday afternoon. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.17 metres and currently falling. A peak level of between 1.5 and 1.8 metres is expected to occur Monday evening. the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.42 metres and currently falling.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 07:30
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 7:00 am today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 1.59 metres and falling. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.23 metres and falling. River levels have reached their highest and are now falling but 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 Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.06 metres and steady. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.52 metres and steady. A peak level of 1.53 metres occurred this 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 09:12
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 9 am today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.06 metres and rising. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.53 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.55 and 1.7 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 19:57
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton, and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are expected to remain high overnight. This message will be updated by 8 am Thursday 28th December 2017 or if the situation changes. At 7 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.23 metres and falling slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.57 metres and steady.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:11
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton, and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are currently rising at the Puxton and Kidderminster Gauges following overnight rainfall. This message will be updated by 9:00 pm today or if the situation changes. At 3 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.25 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.57 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.55 and 1.65 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 13:56
River Stour
This message contains gauge information for Puxton, and Kidderminster. Currently no flooding is expected in other gauge locations. River levels are currently rising at the Puxton and Kidderminster Gauges following overnight rainfall. This message will be updated by 5:00 pm or if the situation changes. At 1 pm today; the level at the Puxton Gauge was 2.21 metres and rising slowly. the level at the Kidderminster Gauge was 1.55 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 1.55 and 1.65 metres is expected to occur this evening.