Midlands flooding latest

The latest updates on flooding across the Central region.

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Flood warnings rising in the Midlands after rain and snowfall

There are currently nine flood warnings across the Midlands and 29 flood alerts.

The Environment Agency is updating its website every 15 minutes. Follow the link to see if you may be affected.


Levels on the River Avon have risen quickly overnight. This is #evesham Peak still upstream of Stratford http://t.co/7PwV5wsZ


With River Severn levels rising we're shutting the flood gates at New Street #upton


Flood Alert - River Severn #shropshire No plans currently to deploy barriers at Shrewsbury or Ironbridge http://t.co/1LGWdDfX


Eighteen flood alerts now in place


Flood Alert - Barbourne Brook #worcester Heavy rain through today raising levels, more heavy rain later. http://t.co/2UIYMyOI


Flood Alert - Bow & Piddle Brooks #worcestershire Heavy rain on saturated catchment already having effects. http://t.co/5u5JWxSg

To see if you're at risk, follow the link to a full list of alerts.


New flood alerts in the Midlands

With rain faling through the night and into this afternoon – plus snow predicted for this evening – the Environment Agency has issued several flood alerts across the region.

Rivers in Tewkesbury, Cheltenham, Gloucester, Worcestershire and Shropshire are already raising concerns.


Oh dear, we're off again! Flood Alert - Tern and Perry catchments #shropshire Already responding to rain. http://t.co/dXAhM7fz


Flood Alert - River Arrow #herefordshire Responding quickly now to this morning's rain. More rain through afternoon http://t.co/ujWc6uO7

Flood warnings and alerts still in place across the Midlands

Environment Agency map showing areas with flood warnings in place

There are four flood warnings and 19 flood alerts still in place across the Midlands.

The Environment Agency are warning levels are still high on the River Severn but flooding is easing off along its banks, as are areas recently inundated by the River Wye.

The four flood warnings are for the River Dove near Sudbury and Doveridge, two warnings on the River Sow in Staffordshire, and one on the River Severn at Tewkesbury.

A 'Flood Warning' means flooding is expected and immediate action is required.

A 'Flood Alert' is less severe, and means flooding is possible so be prepared to take action.

For more information visit the Environment Agency website.

Environment Agency: Flooding easing on the Rivers Severn and Wye


Flooding situation easing across the Severn and Wye catchments. Levels will remain high on Severn. Check @floodalerts http://t.co/WGTmWCZf

Dave Throup from the Environment Agency has tweeted that flooding is easing off around the River Severn and the River Wye. Levels on the River Severn are still classed as high.

There are currently 3 flood warnings and 19 flood alerts across the region.

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