Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Thursday 20th July

On Friday local flooding is possible from surface water in parts of south-west England and the south of Wales. Land, roads and some properties may flood and there may be travel disruption. During this weekend and on Monday across parts of England and Wales, further local flooding is possible, but not expected, from rivers and surface water. 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 over the weekend and on Monday from locally heavy rain and 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.

Surface

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

Minor surface water flooding impacts are possible in area A of the Specific Areas of Concern Map 1, from locally heavy rainfall on Friday.

Further minor surface water flooding impacts are possible, but not expected, across parts of England and Wales over the weekend and on Monday from locally heavy rain and 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

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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