Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Thursday 14th December

Local flooding is possible from rivers in parts of Wales and central parts of England today (Thursday) due to a combination of rainfall and snowmelt. Land and roads may flood, and there may be some travel disruption.

Read this forecast in Welsh

River

Minor river flooding impacts are possible today (Thursday) in Area A in Specific Areas of Concern Map 1, as river levels rise here after recent rain and snowmelt.

Further rain may combine with snowmelt across high ground in Wales and the north of England on Sunday and Monday. Some local river flooding is possible but impacts are expected to be minimal.

The overall river flood risk remains VERY LOW.

Coastal

Minor coastal flooding impacts are possible but not expected, due to gale force winds and large waves for the south-west of England today and on Friday.

The coastal flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Surface

The surface water flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Groundwater

The groundwater flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Thursday 14th December

Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Wrexham, Shropshire, Herefordshire, Powys, Telford and Wrekin, Cheshire

Source and risk of potential flooding

  • River: Likelihood low, Impact minor

Additional information: River flood impacts are possible as levels rise after recent rain and snowmelt.

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