River Severn in Shropshire

Flood Alert

River levels remain high but are falling at the Bridgnorth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from Shrewsbury to Upper Arley. Other locations that may be affected include Coalbrookdale, Ironbridge and Bridgnorth. Access to properties along Riverside in Bridgnorth may be impacted. Crew Green peaked at 6.21m on 13/06/19, Montford peaked at 5.93m on 14/06/19, Welshbridge peaked at 3.66m on 15/06/19, Buildwas peaked at 4.93m on 15/06/19, Bridgnorth peaked at 4.3m on 15/06/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the coming week. Currently river levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 9am on 18/06/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 4:46pm, Monday 17th June.

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.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Perry at Mytton
River Perry at Mytton

No current or recent warnings.

Rea Brook in Shrewsbury
Rea Brook in Shrewsbury

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Shrawardine, Montford Bridge and Mytton
River Severn at Shrawardine, Montford Bridge and Mytton

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Shrewsbury
River Severn at Shrewsbury

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Frankwell, Shrewsbury
River Severn at Frankwell, Shrewsbury

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury
River Severn at the Showground and The Quarry, Shrewsbury

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Severn at Coleham Head, Shrewsbury
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

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Sutton Wharf
River Severn at Sutton Wharf

No current or recent warnings.

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

No current or recent warnings.

River Severn at Bridgnorth
River Severn at Bridgnorth

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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