for Flood alert in force now River Severn in Gloucestershire

Flooding is possible - be prepared

River levels remain high but steady at the Haw Bridge river gauge. Flooding of roads and farmland continues. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads adjacent the River Severn from Tewkesbury to Gloucester. Locations that may be affected include Apperley, Maisemore and Hempsted. There is water in the Severn Ham, Tewkesbury. Mythe remains high, predicted to peak between 4.1 to 4.5m over the next few days; Upper Pound peaked on Tuesday morning, 18/2/20; Haw Bridge peaked on Wednesday morning, 19/2/20; Sandhurst peaked on Thursday, 20/02/20; Gloucester peaked on Thursday, 20/02/20. Further rainfall is expected over the next few days, as a result we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated by 9am on Saturday, 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.

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