Live flooding information
Information on flooding and how to sign up for alerts
There is a wealth of information available to help you know if flooding may be expected in your area. Keeping up to date with the latest weather forecast is a great place to start.
To receive alerts from the Environment Agency when river flooding is expected you should register for Flood Warnings Direct. Floodline Warnings Direct is a free service that provides flood warnings by phone, text or email.
To view and receive flood alerts via Facebook, you can use the FloodAlerts Facebook app.
View the live river levels at Crew Green, Montford Bridge, Welsh Bridge (Shrewsbury) and Bridgnorth. Within the links you can click on 'Show Historical Events' and this will display more information how levels could affect nearby areas.
Live river levels at the Welsh Bridge in Shrewsbury are also shown on the widget below. This information is updated regularly and is taken from the GaugeMap website. We have also included some local references to help you know what is may be affected at different river levels. The highest recorded level taken at the Welsh Bridge, during the floods of November 2000, was 5.25m.
|1.6 m||Dorset Street towpath (upstream of weir) begins to flood|
|2.05 m||Water Lane (towpath downstream of Welsh Bridge) begins to flood|
|2.9 m||Water starts to rise on to Frankwell car park|
|3.15m||Lower parts of the Quarry start to flood|
|3.6 m||Water starts to rise on to St. Julian's Friars
|5.2 m||Castle Foregate / Cross Street (beneath railway bridge) starts to flood|
Information on River Severn towpaths in Shrewsbury can be found here.