River Levels
River Levels

Mid Bristol Avon area

Flood alert

River levels are forecast to rise on the Bristol Avon and Semington Brook. Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the Bristol Avon, Semington Brook, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around low lying land and roads between Melksham and Bathford. The flood gates at Holt Road may be closed.

Rain is forecast for Tuesday night which may cause rivers to rise again. We are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages in the area.

Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. Monitor local water levels and weather conditions.

This message will be updated by 10:00 AM on 21/02/2024, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 8:46pm, Tuesday 20th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Mid River Avon and tributaries including Melksham and Bradford on Avon

Region: Wessex

Country: England

Counties covered: Bath and North East Somerset, Wiltshire

Watercourses covered: Bristol River Avon

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Mid Bristol Avon 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 risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Bristol Avon (mid) at Melksham
Bristol Avon including New Broughton Road, Old Broughton Road and Bradford Road. Clackers Brook including Lowbourne, Webbs Close and Bath Road and the South Brook including Northbrook Road, Southbrook Road and Roundpond

No current or recent warnings.

Paxcroft Brook and Lambrok Stream
Heather Shaw Road and West Ashton Road on the Paxcroft Brook and riverside properties on the Lambrok Stream including low lying land at Southwick and Lambrok Close, Berkeley Road, Acacia Crescent and Albion Drive in Trowbridge

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Biss at Trowbridge
County Way Road to River Way Road, including the Library, the area around Town Bridge and River Way Road and other riverside roads and properties in Trowbridge

No current or recent warnings.

Semington Brook from upper reaches to Semington
West Lavington to Whaddon including Littleton Panell, Great Cheverell, Worton, Bulkington, Littleton and Semington

No current or recent warnings.

River Biss upstream and downstream of Trowbridge
Hawkeridge, Dursley, Yarnbrook, Biss Meadows Country Park and downstream of Trowbridge at Trowle Bridge and Bradford Road

No current or recent warnings.

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