Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Thursday 18th July

Local surface water and river flooding is possible for parts of south Wales on Friday morning and north-east England on Saturday. Local flooding is also possible but not expected for the far east and south-east of England today (Thursday), and elsewhere across England and Wales on Friday and Saturday. Land, roads and some properties may flood and there could 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 for fast responding and urban rivers in the north-east of England on Saturday, due to scattered heavy showers or thunderstorms.

Minor river flooding impacts are also possible but not expected in fast responding and urban rivers in the far east and south-east of England today (Thursday), and across England and Wales on both Friday and Saturday. This is due to heavy rain in places on Friday and scattered heavy showers on Saturday.

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.

Local minor surface water flooding impacts are possible for parts of south Wales on Friday morning, due to heavy rain here. Minor impacts are also possible for parts of north-east England on Saturday due to scattered heavy showers or thunderstorms.

Minor surface water impacts are possible but not expected across the far east and south-east of England today (Thursday), and elsewhere across England and Wales on both Friday and Saturday.

Groundwater

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

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Friday 19th July

Vale of Glamorgan, Carmarthenshire, Cardiff, Blaenau Gwent, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Caerphilly, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Merthyr Tydfil, Bridgend, Swansea, Torfaen

Source and risk of potential flooding

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

Additional information: Urban areas could see local impacts Friday morning.

Saturday 20th July

W Yorkshire, Redcar and Cleveland, E Riding of Yorkshire, Northumberland, N Yorkshire, Durham, York, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Cumbria, Tyne and Wear, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough

Source and risk of potential flooding

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

Additional information: Urban areas and fast responding catchments most likely to see local impacts.

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