Flood Alert Info - Barbourne Brook

Area Description

Barbourne Brook in Worcester.

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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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 16:52
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 9:00 am or if the situation changes. At 4 pm today; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 1.7 metres and rising slowly. A peak level of between 2.1 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur overnight.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2018 08:08
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure, as heavy rain and storms have been forecast for this area for this morning Saturday 28th July. There is uncertainty however, over the amount and location of the rainfall, any storms are likely to be very localised and many areas may remain dry. Where these storms do occur there is a risk of localised surface water flooding and flooding from smaller faster responding rivers , flooding of low lying land can be expected. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. We will update this message on Saturday by 4:00 pm or as the situation changes. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Sunday's forecast is for cooler temperatures and further heavy rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2018 09:29
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure, as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area from midday today,Friday 27th July until 1 am Saturday 28th July. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms, any storms are likely to be very localised and many areas may remain dry. Where thunderstorms do occur there is a risk of localised surface water flooding and flooding from smaller faster responding rivers , flooding of low lying land can be expected. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages. We will update this message on Saturday by 9:00 am or as the situation changes You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Saturday and Sunday's forecast is for cooler temperatures and occasional showers.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2018 15:27
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area tonight 26th July and into Friday 27th July. There is uncertainty however over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website. Saturday and Sunday's forecast is for cooler temperatures and occasional showers.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jul 2018 08:53
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 4:00 pm on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 8:30 am on Saturday; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 2.3 metres and falling slowly. A peak level of 2.48 metres occurred at 12:30 am on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jul 2018 19:35
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 9:00 am on Saturday or if the situation changes. At 7 pm on Friday; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 1.96 metres and rising. River levels are rising in response to rainfall received this afternoon. A peak level of between 2.0 and 2.5 metres is expected to occur overnight Friday into Saturday.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jun 2018 07:43
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert remains in force as localised thunderstorms are expected during Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but there is a risk in some locations of thunderstorms occurring in the early part of the day, the overall outlook for the next couple of days is for improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 19:30
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast overnight on Friday and into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land can be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. Saturday's forecast is for scattered showers but improved weather conditions. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 15:38
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of these thunderstorms. Where thunderstorms do occur, flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue updates to this message and flood warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 12:27
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jun 2018 07:36
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert remains in force as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Friday afternoon and overnight into Saturday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 20:38
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and the location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 17:58
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This flood alert has been issued as heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for your area for Thursday afternoon and overnight into Friday. There is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected and location of any of these thunderstorms. Flooding of low lying land would be expected. Surface water flooding may also affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely, and are liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, further Flood Alerts and Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 26 May 2018 08:52
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
Levels on the Barbourne Brook are now falling and flooding of low lying land upstream of the Perdiswell gauge is receding. This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 5pm today or if the situation changes. At 8:30am today; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 2.51 metres and falling. Levels are expected to continue to fall today, but heavy thundery showers are possible later which may cause the levels to rise again.


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2018 19:45
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
Levels on the Barbourne Brook have risen in response to the heavy rainfall on Friday morning and flooding of low lying land upstream of the Perdiswell gauge is occurring. Property flooding is not currently expected. This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 9 am Saturday morning or if the situation changes. At 7:30pm Friday; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 3.07 metres and steady. The heavy rain has now cleared the catchment and levels are expected to fall overnight


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2018 15:51
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
Levels on the Barbourne Brook have risen in response to the heavy rainfall this morning and flooding of low lying land upstream of the Perdiswell gauge is occurring. Property flooding is not currently expected. This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 8 pm today or if the situation changes. At 3:15pm; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 2.94 metres and rising. The heavy rain has now cleared the catchment and levels are expected to peak and start to fall this evening.


Flood Alert issued on 25 May 2018 11:47
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
Levels on the Barbourne Brook have risen in response to the heavy rainfall this morning and flooding of low lying land upstream of the Perdiswell gauge is expected. Property flooding is not currently expected. This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message will be updated by 4 pm today or if the situation changes. At 11:30 am; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 2.23 metres and rising. The rain is expected to clear this afternoon but heavy thundery showers are possible throughout the bank holiday weekend


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 07:52
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message is due to be updated by 4 pm on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain and snow overnight and into this morning has caused river levels to rise, rivers may continue to rise and remain high due to snow melt. At 7:00 am today; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 1.99 metres and rising. A peak level of up to 2.4 metres is expected to occur this morning.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 21:34
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message is due to be updated by 8 am on Wednesday 27th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected overnight Tuesday 26th December 2017 and into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 9:00 pm today; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 1.11 metres and rising. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 15:15
Barbourne Brook in Worcester
This message contains gauge information for Perdiswell. This message is due to be updated by 10 pm on Tuesday 26th December 2017 or as the situation changes. A band of persistent heavy rain is expected during the evening of Tuesday 26th December 2017 and overnight into the morning of Wednesday 27th December 2017. River levels are currently normal for the time of year but will rise following forecast rainfall. At 2.45 pm today; the level at the Perdiswell Gauge was 0.6 metres and steady. A peak level of between 1.9 and 2.4 metres is expected to occur tomorrow morning.