River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury

Flood Warning

River levels have peaked and are now falling at the Welshbridge river gauge. However, river levels at Welshbridge are expected to rise again from Friday morning, 21/02/20, due to recent & forecast rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting offices at the showground and Gravel Hill Lane. Predicted Peak:- Welshbridge 3.0m to 3.5m Friday afternoon 21/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, which may cause river levels to rise again. 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 09:00am on Friday 21/02/20 or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 12:52am, Friday 21st February.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Shropshire

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 the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury.

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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