River Severn level at Buildwas

Latest at 5:45am on 19 April

Height
1.54m
Trend
Falling
State
Normal

Normal range 0.42m to 3.40m

Height in metres over the last 5 days

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How levels here could affect nearby areas

7.20m
Historical event: Flooding on A458 at Cressage
7.04m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 2 November 2000)
6.80m
Historical event: Flooding on B4373 near Jackfield Bridge
6.70m
Historical event: Flooding on Coalport Road at junction with Blists Hill Road
6.60m
Historical event: Flooding on Buildwas Road downstream of Buildwas Bridge
Historical event: Flooding to property on Ironbridge
5.80m
Historical event: Flooding to Buildwas Road
Historical event: Flooding to Dale End
5.30m
Historical event: Flooding on B4380 at Cressage Bridge
4.80m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
3.40m
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
Historical event: Flooding on floodplain at Leighton
1.54m
Latest level

Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels. This may be because flood management schemes are now in place.

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