River Vyrnwy at Melverley

Flood warning

River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Llanymynech river gauge as a result of storm Christoph. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect properties and roads in and around Melverley including Melverley to Melverley Green and Ponthen to Melverley roads. Peaks:- Llanymynech peaked at 5.13m on Wednesday night 20/01/21, Predicted Peak:- Crew Green 6.5m to 6.7m this afternoon, Thursday 21/01/21. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday, 22/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 4pm today, 21/01/21, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 8:21am, Thursday 21st January.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Vyrnwy at Melverley including Melverley Green

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Powys, Shropshire

Watercourses covered: River Vyrnwy

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 Vyrnwy at Melverley.

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 risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

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