Severe weather conditions - Flooding

Due to the current severe weather there may be some disruption to travel and schools - visit our severe weather page for the latest information.

Keep up to date with the latest news from Herefordshire council during the severe weather

LIVE UPDATE 28 October

16.00

Road Update | Please note the B4399 Holme Lacy Causeway is now open under a two way traffic light system due to road surface damage caused by the flooding.

15.30

Road update | Please note the A438 at Letton is still CLOSED. Unfortunately there are still abandoned cars in the middle of the road so it’s still not safe to re-open as yet. If you have abandoned a vehicle can you please recover it as soon as possible.

15.00

The C1035 in Eardisland has been re-opened

14.30

Road update | Symonds Yat has been inspected and there is now access from Ferrie Lane to Washings Lane so residents now have access. Please note Ferrie Lane remains closed further down as the pub is not accessible

13.30

Old Bridge | The Old Bridge is now open to pedestrians and cyclists only, it is still closed to vehicles

12.20

Road Closed | Tregate (Trigate) Bridge C1247, near Monmouth closed due to flooding

11.00

Road Closure | C1258 Huntsham bridge, Goodrich is now closed.

Road Closed | The Old Wye Bridge, Hereford is likely to remain closed to foot and vehicle traffic for the rest of today, Monday, and potentially longer. We are monitoring the bridge and liaising with @EnvAgencyMids regarding debris and river level. Please no not attempt to use

Update | The Holme Lacy Road by the Wye Inn, Rotherwas, is now open - Please note the causeway remains closed.

10.00

Road Closed | Ferrie Lane, Symonds Yat is closed due to flooding, please avoid the area.

Road Closed | The C1120 Moreton-on-Lugg to Marden is currently closed due to flooding

 

08:01

Road Closure | B4234 closed Walford to Lybrook- flooding- please do not ignore the closure signs

 

06.30

Road Closure | B4229 Goodrich side of Kerne Bridge - flooding - please do not ignore the closure signs

 

 

LIVE UPDATE 27 October

21.20

Road opened | B4349 Kingstone to Clehonger has now been cleared and reopened.

18.00

Travelling to Rotherwas | If you are travelling to Rotherwas in the morning - please use the Rotherwas Access Road where possible, as there is still flooding by the Wye Inn and beyond, and to help traffic flow, thank you.

17.50

Road Closure | C1112, Leominster, which runs alongside Grove golf course off the A49.

16.34

Road Closure | A4137 Tuck Mill Lane at Marstow near Ross on Wye

13.10

Hereford Leisure pool | currently closed due to flooding in the plant room @HerefordLeisurePool

12.55

Flood Warning |Lydbrook issued by @EnvAgency flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected tomorrow (Monday) B4234 at Lower Lydbrook is affected. Please read the information from the Flood information service website

Flood Warning | Lydbrook  issued by @EnvAgency  flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected tomorrow (Monday) B4234 at Lower Lydbrook is affected. Please read the infrmation from the Flood information service -

12.38

Flooding | There is severe flooding on the Bridge Sollars to Madley road by the bridge, Cars are having to turn around. Please avoid the area.

11.50

Road Closure | The Old Bridge in Hereford is now closed to vehicles AND pedestrians - please avoid the area

10.50

Flooding | Houses in Greyfriars are being evacuted - please keep away from the area to allow access for emergency services.

08.50

Road Closure | Holme Lacy Causeway – has now been closed

08.30

Road Closures | B4399 , Holme Lacy Road at Wye Inn – with floodwater deeper than yestrday C1247 at Tregate Please do not drive past road closure signs

Roads reopened |Hoarwithy Road B4399 Rotherwas Access Road Holme Lacy Causeway – passable with care as there is still water on road

08.00

Railway |The rail line between Hereford & Abergavenny is closed after parts of the embankment were washed away at Pontrilas. Network Rail says the damage is so bad the route will be closed for sometime, with a replacement bus service in operation between Newport and Hereford

LIVE UPDATE 26 October

01.50

Road Closure | A44 Leominster to Monkland (HR6 9DA) closed due to flooding and vehicles stuck in floodwater. Please avoid the area.

21.20

Flood Warning in force |River Arrow at #Eardisland - Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the area - if affected please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety - and please read the advice on the flood information website.

Flood Warning in force |River Arrow at #Eardisland - Flooding is affecting properties and roads in the area -  if affected please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety

 

21.10

Road Closures | A4110 at the Junction with A44in  Monkland and the - 
B4214 in Staplow at the Oak Inn  (HR8 1NP) 

19.30

Road Closure | C1212 Abbeydore to Cockyard closed  due to flooding and  abandoned vehicles

19.00

Flood warnings | There are flood warnings on the River Wye which may affect Greyfriars and Rotherwas - please keep up to date with the latest flood info online
Due to high demand we are having to reserve sandbags for the most vunerable in  the county. Sand bags may be available through your parish council or they are available from builders merchants 

18.20

Road reopened | A466 Hereford to Monmouth Road  has now reopened

18.05

Road closure | A4110 – where it  meets the A4113 at Leintwardine has been closed as people stuck in cars have had to be rescued.
Please do not drive unless necessary and please don't drive into floodwater

15.13

ROAD CLOSURES | The following roads are now closed due to flooding
B4399 Holme Lacy Road at The Wye Inn 
A4110 Canon Pyon 
A438  Letton 
A466 Hereford to Monmoth Road 
Please do not travel unless necessary, Do not drive into flood water 30cm of flowing water is enough to move a car.

13.45

Road Closure | B4399 Rotherwas Access Road has now beed closed due to flooding - please avoid the area and only travel if you really have to 

Road Closure | B4399 – at Dinedor is now closed due to flooding - please avoid the area, if possible only travel if you really have to

13.30

Roads Closed | C1261 Holme Lacy Rd, Hoarwithy Road & Winston Road  are closed due to flooding - please avoid these areas if possible.

13.10

Flooding | B4399 Holme Lacy Road flooded in front of the Wye Inn, the road is passable with extreme care, but please avoid the area if you can

13.00

Rail | There is disruption to some Transport for Wales trains affecting Hereford. Full info on national rail website

12.40

Update from @EnvAgencyMids
Barriers are going up at  #Hereford in the next few hours. Know your flood risk check online

12.15

Flooding | A438 at Letton – water levels are rising quickly and we are expecting it to flood mid afternoon which will mean closing the road– please avoid this area if possible –and please don’t drive into floodwater

10 am

Flooding | Whitestone – flooded road off the A4103 (HR1 3SE) Please avoid the area.

Flooding | Pen-Y-Parc to Upper Wernddu Road (HR2 0ED) – currently flooded. Please avoid the area.

Road Closure | C1195 Stockley Hill will be closing due car stuck in floodwater Please avoid the area.

8.40 am

Flooding | B4347 Ewyas Harold (HR2 0ES) - there is severe flooding on the road please avoid the area 

8.35 am

Flooding | B4361 Willow Croft in Luston (HR6 0EB)There is severe flooding on the road, please avoid the area. driving.

8.30 am

Road Closed | Millbrook way in Orleton is closed due to flooding (SY8 4HW) – Please avoid the area

8.10 am

Road closure | Lower Bullingham Lane near to The Manor House Rest Home closed due to flooding. Please avoid the area.

8.00 am

Flooding | Bromyard B4203 Vehicles currently stuck in floodwater at HR7 4NT, please avoid the area

6.30 am

Road Closure | The B4349 Kingstone to Clehonger is closed due to flooding with a vehicle stuck in the flood, please avoid the area.

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Thank you, and stay safe, see advice on driving in severe weather 

Published: Monday, 28th October 2019