Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Friday 21st July

Local surface water flooding is possible in parts of south-west England and the south of Wales today, with river flooding also possible but not expected in those parts. Land, roads and some properties may flood and there may be travel disruption. During this weekend, localised instances of flooding from rivers and surface water are possible but not expected anywhere across England and Wales. Land, roads and some properties may flood and there may be travel disruption.

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River

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

Minor river flooding impacts are possible but not expected across parts of England and Wales today (Friday) from locally heavy rain and also over the weekend from slow-moving thundery showers. Any river response would be limited to fast responding or urban catchments.

Coastal

The coastal/tidal flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days despite a period of high astronomical tides peaking on Monday and Tuesday.

Surface

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

Minor surface water flooding impacts are possible in south-west England and south Wales (Risk Area A on the Specific Areas of Concern Map 1) from locally heavy rainfall today (Friday).

Further minor surface water flooding impacts are possible but not expected across England and Wales over the weekend from slow-moving thundery showers.

Groundwater

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

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Friday 21st July

Gloucestershire, Bournemouth, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Herefordshire, Poole, Ceredigion, Vale of Glamorgan, N Somerset, Carmarthenshire, Cardiff, Blaenau Gwent, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, S Gloucestershire, Devon, Powys, Torbay, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Bristol, Plymouth, Bath and NE Somerset, Pembrokeshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Swansea, Dorset, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, Somerset, Torfaen

Source and risk of potential flooding

  • Surface: Likelihood low, Impact minor

Additional information: Impacts mainly in urban areas.

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