Flood Summary Sheet for West Midlands Area – 04 January 2024 15:20

Please find attached the latest summary sheet for Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire & Gloucestershire from the Environment Agency.

Operational barriers; Hereford, Frankwell phases 1-4, Coleham school coming out this morning, road and fields remain. Ironbridge phases 1 & 2. Bewdley phases 1-3. Waterside, New Street and Dunn’s Lane gates all closed. Hylton Road barriers deployed Tuesday evening (02/01/2024).

There are currently multiple peaks along the Severn and the above reflects the levels for the latest forecast peak.

There will be a prolonged peak in the lower Severn as peaks amalgamate.

Over the last 24hrs we have seen 10-20mm of rainfall over the upper reaches over the Severn and Wye catchments.

Forecast rainfall totals for today to Saturday:
• Thursday widespread 0-5mm – no significant rainfall totals are expected for today
• Friday rainfall totals are expected to be moderate, with average totals of 2-5mm, with up to 10-15mm in places.
• Saturday very low average totals of 1-3mm