Flood Warning Info - River Avon at Strensham and Bredon

Area Description

River Avon at Strensham and Bredon.

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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:24
River Avon
This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Wednesday 4th April or if the situation changes. River levels have risen due to the rain that fell overnight on Sunday and Monday. This means that low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. At 9am today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.14 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.84 metres occurred during the morning of Tuesday 3rd April. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.89 metres and steady. A peak level of between 2.9 and 3.0 metres is currently occurring.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:01
River Avon
This message will be updated by 10:00 am on Wednesday 4th April or if the situation changes. River levels have risen due to the rain that fell overnight on Sunday and Monday. This means that low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. At 3:55 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.69 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.84 metres occurred during the morning of Tuesday 3rd April. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.85 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.8 and 3.0 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday.


Flood Warning issued on 3 Apr 2018 07:40
River Avon
This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Tuesday or if the situation changes. River levels have risen due to the rain overnight on Sunday and Monday morning. This means that low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. At 7:00 am today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.84 metres and steady. A peak level of between 2.8 and 2.9 metres is expected to occur on Tuesday morning. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.77 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.8 and 3.0 metres is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 15:53
River Avon
This message will be updated by 10:00 am on Tuesday or if the situation changes. River levels are now rising due to the rain overnight on Sunday and Monday morning. This means that low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. At 3:45 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.53 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.5 and 2.9 is expected to occur on Tuesday morning. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.61 metres and steady. A peak level of between 2.6 and 3.0 is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 08:37
River Avon
This message will be updated by 5:00 pm on Monday or if the situation changes. River levels in the Evesham area have fallen overnight and are steady in the Bredon area, however levels are predicted to rise due to the rain overnight and this morning. This means that low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be further affected by flooding. At 7 am today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.18 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.5 and 2.9 is expected to occur on Tuesday morning. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.62 metres and steady. A peak level of between 2.6 and 3.0 is expected to occur overnight on Tuesday.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:09
River Avon
This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Monday or if the situation changes. River levels are currently high as a result of rainfall on Friday. River levels have now peaked at Evesham but continue to rise downstream. Further rainfall overnight on Sunday and into Monday is expected to cause renewed rises upstream and a continued steady rise in the Strensham and Bredon area. At Evesham Gauge, a new peak level of between 2.6 and 3.0 is expected to occur on Tuesday morning. At Bredon Gauge, a new peak level of between 2.6 and 3.0 is expected to occur on Tuesday afternoon. . Low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:26
River Avon
This message will be updated by 16:00 pm on Sunday or if the situation changes. River levels are currently high as a result of rainfall on Friday. River levels have now peaked at Evesham but continue to rise downstream. At Evesham Gauge, a peak level of 2.77 metres occured overnight on Saturday. At Bredon Gauge, river levels continue rising slowly, reaching peak levels of between 2.4 and 2.6 metres overnight on Tuesday. Low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. Further rainfall overnight on Sunday and into Monday is expected to cause renewed rises upstream and a continued steady rise in the Strensham and Bredon area. Expected levels as a result of the rainfall overnight will be available in the next update.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Mar 2018 15:30
River Avon
This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Sunday or if the situation changes. Rainfall overnight on Friday has led to a rise in river levels. Low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. At 2:45 pm on Saturday; Evesham Gauge was 2.53 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.6 and 2.8 metres is expected to occur overnight on Saturday. Bredon Gauge was 1.98 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.2 and 2.6 metres is expected to occur overnight on Sunday. A small amount of showery rain is expected until Sunday evening. River levels will begin to fall upstream on Sunday, but will remain elevated in the Strensham and Bredon area. Heavy rainfall is however forecast overnight on Sunday and into Monday and is likely to lead to a further rise in river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Mar 2018 08:49
River Avon
This message will be updated by 4:00 pm on Saturday or if the situation changes. Rainfall overnight on Friday has led to a rise in river levels. Low lying property adjacent to the river in the Strensham area could be affected by flooding. At 8:30 am on Saturday; Evesham Gauge was 2.33 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.4 and 2.6 metres is expected to occur overnight on Saturday. Bredon Gauge was 1.52 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.2 and 2.6 metres is expected to occur on Sunday evening. A small amount of showery rain is expected over the next 48 hours. River levels will begin to fall upstream on Sunday, but will remain elevated in the Strensham and Bredon area. Heavy rainfall is forecast on Monday and is likely to lead to a further rise in river levels.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2018 15:49
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham. No other flooding is expected from any other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 10 am Wednesday or if the situation changes. At 15:30 today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.63 metres. A peak level of between 2.6 and 2.7 metres is expected to occur this afternoon


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2018 12:26
River Avon
River levels are rising slowly as a result of recent rain. This message contains gauge information for Evesham. This message will be updated by 6 pm today or if the situation changes. At 12 noon today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.59 metres. A peak level of between 2.6 and 2.7 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2018 11:05
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham. This message will be updated by 6 pm Today or if the situation changes. At 11 am today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.59 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.59 and 2.65 metres is expected to occur this afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 13 Mar 2018 07:37
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham. This message will be updated by 6 pm Today or if the situation changes. At 7:30 am today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.54 metres and peaking now.


Flood Warning issued on 12 Mar 2018 17:10
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham. No further flooding is expected at other gauge locations. This message will be updated by 9am Tuesday or if the situation changes. At 5 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.12 metres and rising. A peak level of 2.40 and 2.60 metres is expected to occur Tuesday afternoon.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2017 19:37
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham and Bredon. This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Friday 29th December 2017 or if the situation changes. At 7:20 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.39 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.74 metres occurred at 5 am this morning. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.36 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.35 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur later this evening.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2017 14:00
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham and Bredon. This message is due to be updated by 8 pm on Thursday 28th December 2017 or if the situation changes. At 2 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.6 metres and falling. A peak level of 2.74 metres occurred at 5 am this morning. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.31 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.3 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur this evening.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2017 09:00
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham and Bredon. This message is due to be updated by 2 pm on Thursday 28th December or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.71 metres and steady. A peak level of 2.74 metres occurred 6:00 am this morning. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 2.27 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.3 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur on the afternoon of Thursday 28th December.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 20:06
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham and Bredon. This message is due to be updated by 9 am on Thursday 28th December or if the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow overnight has resulted in river levels rising. Rivers may continue to rise and remain high due to snow melt. At 7:45 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.51 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.5 and 2.8 metres is expected to occur on the morning of Thursday 28th December. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 1.97 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.4 and 2.7 metres is expected to occur on the morning of Thursday 28th December.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2017 14:20
River Avon
This message contains gauge information for Evesham and Bredon. This message is due to be updated by 9 am on Thursday 28th December or if the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow overnight has resulted in river levels rising. Rivers may continue to rise and remain high due to snow melt. At 2 pm today; the level at the Evesham Gauge was 2.36 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.5 and 2.7 metres is expected to occur on the morning of Thursday 28th December. the level at the Bredon Gauge was 1.66 metres and rising. A peak level of between 2.5 and 2.7 metres is expected to occur on the morning of Thursday 28th December.