River Severn at Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode

Flood warning

River levels are rising at the Saxons Lode river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect property and roads in and around Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode. Predicted Peak:- Saxons Lode 5.25m to 5.4m overnight Saturday 23/01/2021 into Sunday 24/01/2021. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 to 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday, 24/01/21, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 4:39pm, Saturday 23rd January.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Severn at Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode, including properties directly adjacent to the river in Uckinghall and Rectory Road, Upton upon Severn

Counties covered: Worcestershire

Watercourses covered: River Severn

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 Severn at Hanley Castle and Saxons Lode.

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 risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

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