River levels continue to rise at the Evesham and Bredon river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently flooding continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent the River Avon from Abbotts Salford to Tewkesbury. Other locations that may be affected include Offenham, Evesham, Twyning and the Eckington Road. Mill Bank Road from Jubilee Bridge to Fladbury is impacted. Predicted peaks:- Evesham 3.4 to 4.1m on Thursday night 14/11/19, Bredon 3.3 to 3.7m on Friday morning 15/11/19. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking nearby defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 6am Friday 15/11/2019, or as the situation changes.
This information last updated 7:50pm, Thursday 14th November.
River Avon from Salford Priors to Tewkesbury
Counties covered: Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire
Watercourses covered: Avon
No current or recent warnings.