for Flood warning in force now River Vyrnwy at Melverley

Flooding is expected - immediate action required

River levels remain high at the Llanymynech and Crew Green river gauges. Flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Melverley including Melverley to Melverley Green and Ponthen to Melverley roads. Llanymynech peaked at 5.05m on Sunday 16/02/20. Crew Green peaked at 6.51m on Monday 17/02/2020 & Cae Howel peaked at 6.11m on Monday 17/02/2020. Scattered showers are expected this morning with further prolonged rainfall forecast this afternoon and overnight 19/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses & plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 5pm on Wednesday 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.

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