River Severn at Ironbridge and Jackfield

Flood Warning

River levels remain high, but are now falling slowly at the Buildwas river gauge. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties on Ferry Road. River levels at the Buildwas gauge peaked at 6.52m on Tuesday evening 18/02/20. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 7pm on Thursday 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 12:19pm, Thursday 20th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Severn at Ironbridge and Jackfield including Coalport

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

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 Ironbridge and Jackfield.

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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Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge
River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge

River Severn at Buildwas
River Severn at Buildwas

No current or recent warnings.

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Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Severn at Fort Pendlestone and Severn Hall
River Severn at Fort Pendlestone and Severn Hall

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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