Flood Warning Info - River Arrow and River Alne at Alcester and Oversley Mill

Area Description

River Arrow and River Alne at Alcester and Oversley Mill from The Mill Industrial Park to Arrow Mill including Fairwater Crescent area.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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


Flood Warning issued on 13 Jun 2019 08:47
River Arrow
River levels have risen at the Little Alne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible between 08:30 and 15:00 today, 13/06/19. River Arrow and River Alne at Alcester and Oversley Mill. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until noon on 13/06/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated this afternoon, 13 June 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 14:12
River Arrow
Rainfall is currently clearing the catchment of the River Arrow and River Alne and no further rain is expected today. The River Alne is peaking and will start to recede through this afternoon into this evening. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 05:00
River Arrow
Heavy and persistent rain is currently falling in the catchment of the River Arrow and River Alne and will continue throughout the early hours of Wednesday 27 December. The River Alne is reacting to the rain on an already saturated catchment and may possibly continue to rise through this morning. If levels continue to rise this may lead to properties and low lying areas around Alcester flooding later today between 6.30am and 7.30am. Further flood warnings may be required for this area. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in all these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.