Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Wednesday 24th April

Local flooding is possible from surface water, and possible but not expected from small urban rivers, across parts of central, north and east England today (Wednesday). Land, roads and some properties may flood and there may be local travel disruption.

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River

The river flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Isolated minor river flooding impacts are possible but not expected today if heavy thunderstorms affect any small, fast responding and urban catchments - see Specific Areas of Concern Map 1.

Coastal

The coastal/tidal flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Surface

The surface water flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Localised minor surface water flooding impacts are possible today due to the potential for heavy showers and thundery downpours of rain - see Specific Areas of Concern Map 1. Urban areas are most at risk.

Groundwater

The groundwater flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Wednesday 24th April

Worcestershire, Telford and Wrekin, Suffolk, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire, Gtr Manchester, W Yorkshire, E Riding of Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Peterborough, Kingston upon Hull, S Yorkshire, Leicester, Stoke-on-Trent, NE Lincolnshire, Derby, Shropshire, Blackpool, N Yorkshire, W Midlands, Warwickshire, Durham, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, York, Warrington, Derbyshire, Lancashire, Cumbria, Blackburn with Darwen, Halton, N Lincolnshire, Nottingham, Cheshire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Merseyside, Rutland, Leicestershire

Source and risk of potential flooding

  • River: Likelihood very low, Impact minor
  • Surface: Likelihood low, Impact minor

Additional information: Urban areas most at risk of isolated flood impacts.

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