Flood Warning Info - River Stour at Kidderminster

Area Description

River Stour at Kidderminster.
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

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

Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 19:35
River Stour
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Kidderminster CL (Puxton) river gauge, as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Kidderminster area. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 12pm on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 12:27
River Stour
River levels are high but steady at the Kidderminster CL (Puxton) river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Kidderminster area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 7pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 03:34
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Kidderminster CL river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Stourport area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Tuesday 18/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 12pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:06
River Stour
River levels have risen at the Puxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible this evening 16 February 2020. Flooding may affect properties and roads in the Kidderminster area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. This message will be updated at 3am tomorrow 17 February 2020 or if the situation changes.