Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for River Lugg south of Leominster

River levels have risen at the Lugwardine river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible.

We expect flooding to affect low lying land and roads adjacent to the River Lugg south of Leominster from Stoke Prior to Mordiford. Other locations that may be affected include Bodenham, Lugwardine and Hampton Bishop.

Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation.

Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 10am tomorrow, 08/12/23, or as the situation changes.

Flood alert area: River Lugg south of Leominster.

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