River Leadon Catchment

Flood Alert

River levels are rising at the Wedderburn Bridge river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Leadon. Locations that may be affected include Ledbury, Much Marcle, Staunton and Tibberton. Water may be out of bank at Upleadon Court. Further rainfall is forecast over the weekend. Consequently, we expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and checking 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 5pm on 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 8:16am, Saturday 29th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Leadon and its tributaries

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire

Watercourses covered: Leadon, Glynch

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for River Leadon Catchment.

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).

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No current or recent warnings.

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