River Severn level at Worcester (Barbourne)

Station summary

State
Normal 0.55m to 3.35m level here
Height
0.82m at today
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How levels here could affect nearby areas

5.79m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 26 February 2020)
5.45m
Historical event: Flooding on A449 North Quay
Historical event: Flooding on A44 New Road
Historical event: Flooding on Hylton Road Gyratory
Historical event: Flooding on Tybridge St from sewer surcharge
5.40m
Historical event: Flooding to Lyttleton Street
Historical event: Flooding to North Parade
Historical event: Flooding to Severn Terrace
Historical event: Flooding to Stephenson Road
5.25m
Historical event: Flooding on Croft Road
5.00m
Historical event: Flooding on King Stephen’s Mount
Historical event: Flooding on Newport Street through drains
Historical event: Flooding on Park View Terrace
Historical event: Flooding on The Butts and King Stephen’s Mount
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Hawford Wood
Historical event: Flooding to properties in Bevere
4.75m
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Pitchcroft Lane
Historical event: Flooding to properties on Waterwork Road
4.70m
Historical event: Flooding at upstream end of The Pitchcroft
4.50m
Historical event: Flooding on Hylton Road from surface water
3.35m
This is the top of the normal range
0.82m
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
10.00m (Above Ordnance Datum)
Station name
Worcester (Barbourne)
Normal range
0.55m to 3.35m
Station ID
2092

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