Flood Alert Info - Gower peninsula

Area Description

Rivers on the Gower penninsula .
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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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 19 Feb 2021 10:20
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue through today Friday 19th February and most of Saturday 20th February and the prolonged nature raises the risk of significant impacts. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and exceptional rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours and over the weekend. Many rivers are already at elevated levels from rainfall earlier this week and will react to the quantities forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 05:20
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 08:00 AM on Saturday 16th January. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 12 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2020 18:21
South West
River levels are already high in this area and in many places ground conditions are saturated. Further rainfall is expected to arrive in the catchment tonight on Thursday 17th December and will continue until the early hours on Friday 18th December. A further band of heavy rain will arrive Friday morning and continue overnight to Saturday 19th December. This rainfall is expected to be very intense at times and there is a very high risk of flooding during Friday. Further bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding is likely to continue over the weekend into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2020 09:22
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 3pm, today Sunday 13th December. This will often be persistent and heavy in nature. Remaining unsettled with further showers overnight. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land today Sunday 13th and overnight into Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2020 12:41
South West
The weather remains very unsettled, and there is a continuing risk of flooding with saturated ground conditions. Further rainfall is expected today Sunday 1st November, accompanied by severe gale force southwesterly winds. The heaviest and most persistent rainfall will be inland over high ground tonight. This will clear to showery weather during the early hours of Monday 2nd November. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Oct 2020 14:52
South West
River levels remain high from Saturday morning's rain, and ground conditions are saturated. The weather remains very unsettled, and there is a continuing risk of flooding. Isolated showers are possible through today and Sunday the 1st November. Further rainfall is then expected to arrive in the catchment overnight into Monday 2nd November accompanied by gale or severe gale force west or south-westerly winds. Successive bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding will increase and remain high into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Oct 2020 17:41
South West
River levels are already high in this area and in many places ground conditions are saturated. Further rainfall is expected to arrive in the catchment tonight on Friday 30th October and will continue through the night to Saturday morning the 31st October. This rainfall is expected to be very intense at times and there is a very high risk of flooding during Saturday. Further bands of rainfall are expected during Sunday and into Monday and as a result the risk of flooding is likely to continue over the weekend into early next week. You can monitor the situation in this area by using our River Levels Online Service on our website. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jun 2020 22:12
South West
The rainfall is forecast to ease by 5 AM on Thursday 11th June. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 10:34
South West
Heavy rainfall associated with Storm Jorge is impacting the area. The rainfall is forecast to continue overnight until 5am on Saturday 29th February. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land over the weekend.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 07:05
South West
The rainfall is forecast to ease by 08:00 AM on Saturday 2nd November. A further band of rainfall is expected later this afternoon, the situation will be monitored. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land during the next 24 hours.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 21:01
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 01:00AM on Sunday 29th September 2019. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight and tomorrow morning, Sunday 29th September 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Aug 2019 21:55
South West
The rainfall is forecast to continue until 06:00 on Friday 9th August. The heaviest rainfall is expected to continue. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land overnight. A heavy prolonged band of rain is expected to pass over the area overnight with intermittent heavy showers following on Friday.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 14:02
South West
Heavy rainfall is forecast to affect most of Wales throughout today, Thursday the 20th of September, clearing to more scattered showers overnight. The combination of ground conditions, existing river levels and forecast rainfall quantities gives a high risk of flooding of low-lying land from Thursday afternoon through to Friday morning.