River Wye in Herefordshire

Flood Alert

River levels are forecast to rise at the Bredwardine river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow, 19/12/18. Flooding of low lying land and roads along the Wye from Hay on Wye to Ross on Wye is possible. Locations that may be affected include the main A438 between Letton and Willersey, Byford, Bredwardine and Hereford. Road closures and diversions on the main A438 may be in force. The footpath on the north river bank in Herefordshire & King George playing fields may flood. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 5 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise until early tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Herefordshire Council. 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 9am tomorrow.

This information last updated 6:59pm, Tuesday 18th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Wye in Herefordshire

Region: Midlands

Counties covered: Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire, Powys

Watercourses covered: River Wye

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 Wye in Herefordshire.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

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