River Severn at Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode

Flood Warning

River levels are falling slowly but remain high at the Saxons Lode river gauge. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected over the next few days. Flooding is affecting property and roads in and around Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode. A peak level at Saxons Lode of 5.2m occurred on Saturday 16/11/19. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours but we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 11am Tuesday 19/11/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 4:30pm, Monday 18th November.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Severn at Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode, including properties directly adjacent to the river in Uckinghall and Rectory Road, Upton upon Severn

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Worcestershire

Watercourses covered: River Severn

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for River Severn at Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

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River Severn at Hanley Road, Upton upon Severn

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