River Severn level at Welsh Bridge

Station summary

State
Normal 0.42m to 2.70m level here
Height
0.75m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

5.25m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 1 November 2000)
4.70m
Historical event: Flooding on B4380 (old A5 lane) onto bridge
4.50m
Historical event: Flooding at Coleham Head road crossing
3.90m
Historical event: Flooding on B5067 Berwick Road
3.60m
Historical event: Flooding at St Julians Friars car park
3.20m
Historical event: Flooding on roads from Atcham to Cross Houses
3.15m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
2.70m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
This is the top of the normal range
0.75m
Latest level

No two flood events are the same. Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels if, for example, flood defences are now in place.

View technical information for this measuring station
Site datum
46.97m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Welsh Bridge
Normal range
0.42m to 2.70m
Station ID
2036

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