Three Day Flood Risk Forecast

Valid from 10:30 on 26 Aug 2016

Summary

Heavy rainfall is expected during Saturday afternoon, continuing into Sunday morning. This brings a risk of localised significant impacts from surface water flooding across much of England and Wales. Flooding of parts of communities and significant disruption to travel is possible. Urban areas are most at risk of seeing flood impacts.

Day 1 map

Friday 26 August 2016

Day 2 map

Saturday 27 August 2016

Day 3 map

Sunday 28 August 2016

Number of Counties Affected in each Region More information

Level of Risk Friday 26 August 2016 Saturday 27 August 2016 Sunday 28 August 2016
High Risk More information
Medium Risk More information
Low Risk More information
  • Bedfordshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Essex
  • Lincolnshire
  • Luton
  • Milton Keynes
  • N Lincolnshire
  • NE Lincolnshire
  • Norfolk
  • Northamptonshire
  • Peterborough
  • Rutland
  • Suffolk
  • E Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • N Yorkshire
  • S Yorkshire
  • W Yorkshire
  • York
  • Cheshire
  • Gtr Manchester
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • Gloucestershire
  • Herefordshire
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Telford and Wrekin
  • W Midlands
  • Warwickshire
  • Worcestershire
  • Hampshire
  • Bath and NE Somerset
  • Bristol
  • Dorset
  • N Somerset
  • S Gloucestershire
  • Somerset
  • Wiltshire
  • Buckinghamshire
  • Hertfordshire
  • Oxfordshire
  • Swindon
  • W Berkshire
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Newport
  • Powys
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Swansea
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Wrexham
  • Lincolnshire
  • N Lincolnshire
  • NE Lincolnshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Peterborough
  • Rutland
  • E Riding of Yorkshire
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • N Yorkshire
  • S Yorkshire
  • W Yorkshire
  • York
  • Cheshire
  • Gtr Manchester
  • Derby
  • Derbyshire
  • Gloucestershire
  • Herefordshire
  • Leicester
  • Leicestershire
  • Nottingham
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Shropshire
  • Staffordshire
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Telford and Wrekin
  • W Midlands
  • Warwickshire
  • Worcestershire
  • Blaenau Gwent
  • Bridgend
  • Caerphilly
  • Cardiff
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Ceredigion
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Monmouthshire
  • Neath Port Talbot
  • Newport
  • Powys
  • Rhondda Cynon Taff
  • Swansea
  • Torfaen
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Wrexham
Very Low Risk More information
Counties not listed above are very low risk.

Key to Warnings

Affected Counties

The boxes in the table below show the number of counties at low, medium and high risk in each Environment Agency Region and in Wales.

Click on the region name to see a list of the counties at that level of risk.

Please be aware that a region may appear in more than one box as the counties in the region could be at different levels of risk. Please check all the risk levels to see if your county is listed.
 
If your county is not listed in the low, medium or high risk boxes then the risk of flooding is very low.

Flood risk changes day by day, so check the forecast regularly for the latest information and check our Flood Warning page to see if flood warnings are in force.

High Risk

Significant risk to life - take action

- Remain extra vigilant and ensure you access the latest weather forecast

- Avoid all non-essential travel or postpone journeys if at all possible

- Follow advice given by authorities under all circumstances, and be prepared for extraordinary measures

- Check flood warning page

- Call Floodline 0845 988 1188 for the latest flooding information

Medium Risk

Flooding is expected - be prepared

- Remain vigilant and ensure you access the latest weather forecast

- Consider re-scheduling your journey. Don’t drive or walk through flood water

- Think about preparing for flooding and take precautions where possible

- Check flood warning page

- Call Floodline 0845 988 1188 for the latest flooding information

Low Risk

Flooding is possible - be aware

- Remain alert and ensure you access the latest weather forecast for up to date weather information.

- Be aware of conditions and drive accordingly

- Check flood warning page

- Call Floodline 0845 988 1188 for the latest flooding information

Very Low Risk

No action required

- Keep an eye on the weather

Flooding in England & Wales.

  • severe flood warnings No severe flood warnings
  • flood warnings No flood warnings
  • flood alerts 1 Flood alerts

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