Flooding Summary for West Midlands Area

Flood Summary Sheet for West Midlands Area
(Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire)
Time: 09:30 Date: 25/10/2023 Next Update Planned (approximately): 25/10/2023 15:00 25/10/2023 15:00
Section 1: Warnings in Force
Area Flood Alerts Flood Warnings Severe Flood Warnings
For full details of Warnings currently in force please visit: Check for flooding in England (gov.uk)
Section 2: River Level Information
River Gauge Location Forecast Forecast Forecast Date and Time of Peak Recorded Recorded Time of Peak Highest Recent (m) Highest Historic Peak (m)
Minimum Maximum Peak
Severn Crew Green 6.44 Saturday AM 6.58 22-Feb-22 6.58 21-Feb-22
Welsh Bridge 4.14 Sunday PM 5.11 25-Feb-20 5.25 01-Nov-00
Buildwas 5.60 Monday PM 6.79 26-Feb-20 7.04 02-Nov-00
Bridgnorth 4.57 Monday PM 5.19 26-Feb-20 5.26 02-Nov-00
Bewdley 4.55 Tuesday AM 5.48 26-Feb-20 5.56 02-Nov-00
Worcester 5.16 Tuesday AM 5.79 27-Feb-20 5.79 27-Feb-20
Diglis 4.94 Sunday AM 5.28 17-Feb-20 5.30 22-Jul-07
Kempsey Yacht Club 7.11 Sunday AM 7.49 17-Feb-20 7.49 17-Feb-20
Saxons Lode 5.20 Sunday AM 5.49 17-Feb-20 5.93 22-Jul-07
Mythe 4.25 Sunday AM 4.67 18-Feb-20 5.50 22-Jul-07
Gloucester 3.2 3.3 Wednesday PM 4.44 19-Feb-20 4.92 23-Jul-07
Sharpness 11.07 11-Mar-20 11.07 11-Mar-20
Teme Leintwardine 2.40 Saturday AM
Tenbury 5.53 Saturday AM 5.90 16-Feb-20 5.97 21-Jul-07
Bransford 5.60 Saturday AM 5.90 16-Feb-20 6.09 21-Jul-07
Avon Evesham 3.30 Saturday AM 4.01 15-Nov-19 5.52 21-Jul-07
Wye Bredwardine 4.16 Saturday AM 6.99 16-Feb-20 6.99 16-Feb-20
Old Wye Bridge 3.30 Saturday PM 6.11 17-Feb-20 6.11 17-Feb-20
Ross on Wye 3.70 Saturday PM 4.90 1-Oct-19 4.90 1-Oct-19
Newport 8.10 11-Mar-20 8.10 11-Mar-20
For current levels at gauge locations: River and Sea Levels (gov.uk)
Section 3: Additional Information & Contacts
Barrier information
Nafford Weir gate was stuck open tuesday evening, but EA field services manually closed it overnight
Frankwell: Phase 1 & 2 Deployed – awaiting thursday forecast before decision on removal
Ironbridge: Phase 1 & 2 deployed – sheeting removed, awaiting thursday forecast before removing
Bewdley: Severnside Phase 1 and 2 deployed, Phase 3 unlikley to be required now
Newstreet, Dunns Lane, Waterside gates closed
Hylton Road removed tuesday evening
Hereford not required
Uckinghall Flood gate closed
Deerhurst Church & Severn way gates closed
Ashleworth  gates closed

Low pressure front move in from the SW late afternoon, clearing to the NE by early hours of Thursday, followed by showers.
Widespread 7-13mm, isolated totals of 12-15mm over Upper S&V and W&T and 30mm for lower Wye and lower Severn.

Thursday and into Friday
Moderate totals are also expected from widespread showers.

Monday Professional Partner queries for Gloucestershire Cotswold District :                                                                                                               0845 850 3518 (ask for West Thames Flood Warning Duty Officer North)