for Flood warning in force now River Wye from Hereford to Ross-On-Wye

Flooding is expected - immediate action required

River levels are forecast to rise at the Mordiford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from overnight tonight, 14/11/2019. Flooding is affecting properties and roads in and around Hereford and Ross on Wye. Predicted peaks:- Mordiford 5.2m to 5.3m Friday morning, 15/11. Ross on Wye 4.4m to 4.7m Friday afternoon, 15/11. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. 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 04:00 on 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.

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