River Severn in Shropshire

Flood Alert

River levels are high but steady at the Crew Green, Welsh Bridge, Montford & Buildwas river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads & farmland is possible. Flooding is affecting low lying land & roads adjacent to the river from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley. Other locations that may be affected include White Abbey, Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge & Bridgnorth. River Severn is bankfull at White Abbey. Gravel Hill Lane in Shrewsbury starts to flood. Predicted Peaks:- Crew Green peaked at 5.9m Saturday 14/12/19, Montford Bridge has peaked at 5.4m this morning 15/12/2019, Welshbridge 2.9m to 3.0m Sunday morning 15/12/19, Buildwas 3.9m to 4.2m Monday afternoon 16/12/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 5pm on Sunday 15/12/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:13am, Sunday 15th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Severn in Shropshire

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, 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 in Shropshire.

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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River Severn at Shrewsbury
River Severn at Shrewsbury

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River Severn at Frankwell, Shrewsbury

No current or recent warnings.

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River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury

No current or recent warnings.

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River Severn at Coleham Head, Shrewsbury

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Buildwas
River Severn at Buildwas

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Ironbridge and Jackfield
River Severn at Ironbridge and Jackfield including Coalport

No current or recent warnings.

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

No current or recent warnings.

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River Severn at Sutton Wharf

No current or recent warnings.

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River Severn at Fort Pendlestone and Severn Hall

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Bridgnorth
River Severn at Bridgnorth

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Wellmeadow Estate, Bridgnorth
River Severn at Wellmeadow Estate, Bridgnorth

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Quatford
River Severn at Quatford

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Hampton Loade and Highley
River Severn at Hampton Loade and Highley

No current or recent warnings.

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