River Severn at Ironbridge and Jackfield

Flood Warning

River levels remain high but are falling at the Buildwas river gauge following persistent rainfall. River levels at the Buildwas gauge peaked at 6.79m, on Wednesday morning, 26/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties on Ferry Road. The weather forecast remains unsettled over the next few days, with heavier rainfall forecast for Friday overnight into Saturday morning. River levels are forecast to rise again as a result of this rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are currently checking and replacing defences, and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 8am Saturday 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 11:45pm, Friday 28th 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Recent warnings no longer in force.

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