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Flood warnings on River Severn

By citizengibbon  |  Posted: November 24, 2012

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Parts of the River Severn are exepcted to flood tonight, the Environment Agency has said.

Stretches at Apperley and The Leigh and at Severn Ham, near Tewkesbury, have been upgraded to flood warning status. Previously it was on flood alert, a level lower.

Heavy rain is predicted to continue across teh county throughout the night.

Further stretches of the Severn, as well as the River Lyd and River Wye are all also being monitored, with levels expected to peak in the coming days.

The Met Office has also issued a yellow warning for rain, meaning residents need to be prepared.

See more about the warnings and what action to take here and here.

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