Flood Warning Info - River Teme at Leigh

Area Description

River Teme at Leigh.
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 22 Jan 2021 08:37
River Teme
River levels have risen at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect properties and roads in the Leigh area. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on Friday, 22/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 16:50
River Teme
River levels have risen at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect properties and roads in the Leigh area. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Friday, 22/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 08:59
River Teme
River levels have risen at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property,roads and farmland is expected from this afternoon, 21/01/21. We expect flooding to affect properties and roads in the Leigh area. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm today, 21/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 17:18
River Teme
River levels are falling slowly at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall during Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today, Monday 17/02/20 and tomorrow 18/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Further rain is expected over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated by 10am on Tuesday 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 09:47
River Teme
River levels remain high but are falling at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Knightsford Bridge gauge peaked at 5.94m on 16/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today, Monday 17/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Further rain is expected over the next couple of days. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated by 5pm on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 02:59
River Teme
River levels are falling but remain high at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today, Monday 17/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Further rain is expected over the next 12 hours as a result of Stoma Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated by 10am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 15:41
River Teme
River levels are rising at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue today, Sunday 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Further rain is expected over the next 12 hours as a result of Storm Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated by 3am on Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 07:55
River Teme
River levels are rising at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from 8am today, Sunday 16/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Further rain is expected over the next 12 hours as a result of Stoma Dennis. We expect river levels to remain high over the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated by 4pm, Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 09:39
River Teme
River levels are high but steady at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Peak: Knightsford Bridge river gauge peaked at 5.41m Friday evening, 15/11/19. Further showers are 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. This message will be updated by 15:00 on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Nov 2019 04:31
River Teme
River levels are high but steady at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Predicted peak: Knightsford Bridge 5.4m to 5.5m on Saturday early morning, 16/11/19. Further showers are 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 10:00 on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 18:02
River Teme
River levels are high but steady at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Predicted peak:- Knightsford Bridge 5.4m to 5.6m on Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further showers are 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 5am on Saturday 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 12:45
River Teme
River levels are rising slowly at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Predicted peak: 5.4m to 5.6m on Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 18:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:26
River Teme
River levels are rising slowly at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Predicted peak: 5.4m to 5.6m on Saturday morning, 16/11/19. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 1pm on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Nov 2019 03:28
River Teme
River levels are currently rising slowly at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. Predicted peak: 5.2m to 5.5m Friday afternoon, 15/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the end 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 09:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 18:30
River Teme
River levels are forecast to rise at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from overnight tonight, 14/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh 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. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 04:00 on 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:47
River Teme
River levels are continuing to fall at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. River levels peaked at Knightsford Bridge gauge at 5.56m Sunday morning 27/10/19. 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 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 16:34
River Teme
River levels have risen at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. 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 8am on 28/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 08:58
River Teme
River levels have risen at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. 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 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:46
River Teme
River levels have risen at the Knightsford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the Leigh area. 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 09:00 on 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.