Bourne Brook (Tamworth)

Flood Alert

River levels have risen at the Hints river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the Bourne Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 23/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:31am, Sunday 23rd February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Low-lying land and roads between Shenstone and Fazeley

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Staffordshire, Walsall

Watercourses covered: Bourne Brook

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Bourne Brook (Tamworth).

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).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Bourne Brook at Hints and Drayton Manor Park
Bourne Brook at Hints and Drayton Manor Park including Mill Lane area in Fazeley

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Tame at Lichfield Road Tamworth
River Tame at Lichfield Road Tamworth from The Leys area to Coton Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Tame at Comberford
River Tame at Comberford including Fisherwick

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Lower Tame
Low-lying land and roads between Hopwas and the National Arborteum near Alrewas

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Tame at Elford
River Tame at Elford including Elford Mill and Stubby Lea Farm

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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