Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Saturday 24th October

Local flooding is possible from rivers and surface water in parts of Wales and parts of northern and western England today (Saturday). Local flooding is also possible in parts of south east England later today and into Sunday. This is due to heavy rainfall. Land, roads and some properties could flood and there could be travel

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River

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

Minor river flooding impacts are possible over Wales, parts of the west and north-west of England today (Saturday), and in the south-east of England today and into tomorrow morning. This is due to the potential for heavy rain.

Coastal

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

This weekend, coastal gales or severe gales may lead to instances of wave over-topping and wind blown spray over exposed western and south-western coasts of England and Wales but any impacts are expected to be minimal.

Surface

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

Minor surface water flooding impacts are possible over Wales, parts of the west and north-west of England today (Saturday), and in the south-east of England today and into tomorrow morning. This is due to the potential for heavy rain.

Groundwater

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

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Saturday 24th October

Gtr Manchester, W Yorkshire, Warrington, Halton, Cheshire, Vale of Glamorgan, N Somerset, Carmarthenshire, Flintshire, Cardiff, Northumberland, Blaenau Gwent, Wrexham, Newport, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Ceredigion, Caerphilly, Blackpool, N Yorkshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Devon, Powys, Durham, Torbay, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Denbighshire, Lancashire, Plymouth, Cumbria, Blackburn with Darwen, Pembrokeshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Swansea, Conwy, Merseyside, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly, Somerset, Torfaen

Source and risk of potential flooding

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

Additional information: Potential river and surface water flooding from heavy rain. Saturday only.

Surrey, Medway, Thurrock, Kent, Hampshire, Essex, Gtr London, Southend-on-Sea, Bracknell Forest, Brighton and Hove, Suffolk, Norfolk, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Southampton, W Sussex, E Sussex, Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead, Portsmouth

Source and risk of potential flooding

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

Additional information: Heavy rain later Saturday and on Sunday morning.

Sunday 25th October

Surrey, Medway, Thurrock, Kent, Hampshire, Essex, Gtr London, Southend-on-Sea, Bracknell Forest, Brighton and Hove, Suffolk, Norfolk, Isle of Wight, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Southampton, W Sussex, E Sussex, Slough, Windsor and Maidenhead, Portsmouth

Source and risk of potential flooding

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

Additional information: Heavy rain later Saturday and on Sunday morning.

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