for Flood alert in force now Severn Vyrnwy Confluence

Flooding is possible - be prepared

River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Llanymynech river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting Low lying land and roads adjacent to the river from the Welsh border at Llawnt to Shrawardine near Shrewsbury. Other locations that may be affected include Llanymynech, Maesbrook and Melverley. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted today. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 08:00 on 10/12/18, or as the situation changes.

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