Up to date: Wednesday, February 23, 9 p.m
Shropshire continues to be hit by extreme flooding throughout the county because the aftermath of Storm Franklin continues to trigger disruption throughout the area – however flood waters at the moment are receding in Melverley and Shrewsbury.
Properties and companies stay flooded, whereas many roads and automobile parks are closed in Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth. Nevertheless, many roads at the moment are being cleaned and Fortress Foregate and English Bridge have reopened.
The next roads at the moment are open once more: Coleham Head, Smithfield Street, Coton Hill, Chester Road/Cross Road and the B4380 Shrewsbury to Atcham.
The Darwin procuring heart additionally reopened at the moment (Wednesday 23 February) – and it has now peaked in Bridgnorth.
As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, there have been 10 flood warnings and 4 flood warnings issued by the Surroundings Company, directing residents close to the county’s watercourses to take motion or put together for flooding.
Shrewsbury Coach Station will reopen tomorrow morning and town’s Park and Trip companies will function as regular.
The Abbey Foregate automobile park can also be open.
Here is the newest info from throughout the county, though issues are altering quick:
Bridgnorth and Environment
A flood warning has been issued for the River Severn in Bridgnorth, Quatford, Hampton Loade and Highley.
In Bridgnorth, properties in Severnside, Severn Terrace, Riverside and caravan parks in addition to properties in and round Hampton Loade and Highley could also be affected.
The river is now at its peak.
Footpath from Bylet to WellmeadowSouthwell RiversideSevernside South Street and The Boat YardDoctors LaneSevern TerraceQuaysideRiverside and Friars StreetA442 – Telford to Bridgnorth (upstream from Bridgnorth and Fort Pendlestone)A442 – between Sutton Maddock Island and Bandon Arms Island
closures of parking heaps
Riverfront Parking Elevated Riverfront Parking West
All Displaced Individuals Residence Allow holders who maintain a sound allow might park at Innage Lane Automotive Park or Severn Road Automotive Park throughout highway closures.
Llanymynech and Environment
A flood warning has been issued for the River Vyrnwy at Maesbrook, Melverley and Llanymynech. River ranges peaked at Crew Inexperienced on Monday twenty first February 2022 however stay excessive.
Llanymynech peaked at 5.3m on Sunday; Crew Inexperienced at 6.63m on Monday.
Flooding has affected property and roads in and round Melverley and Maesbrook, together with the Melverley to Melverley Inexperienced and Ponthen to Melverley roads.
Shropshire Fireplace and Rescue Service efficiently rescued 14 individuals and 4 canine from their houses on Monday.
Flood water is receding however we’re asking individuals to not drive via the water as it should trigger backwash into houses.
This flood warning has now been eliminated. River ranges are falling however nonetheless pose a threat of flooding. Nevertheless, a flood alert stays in impact for the bigger space, so flooding can proceed to have an effect on roads and low-lying land.
Shrewsbury has been hit by extreme flooding, with the Welsh Bridge peaking at round 5.15m on Tuesday morning. The river is now receding and the cleanup is progressing.
Because the river stays excessive, the council has closed various roads:
Gravel Hill LaneLongden ColehamSydney AvenueAtcham to Cross Homes and Chiltern Farm LaneColeham Head Lane Closing in City CentreBerwick RoadOld ColehamVictoria AvenueWilliams WayRaven Meadows on the Roushill sideRoushillCressage to Eaton ConstantineAtcham to Berwick Wharf
Closures of climbing trails
Greyfriars Bridge to WeirThe Pig Trough to West Midland ShowgroundNew Road to The Stew/Frankwell Riverside Automotive Park
Trains between Shrewsbury and Newtown and between Shrewsbury and Hereford will probably be cancelled.
Shrewsbury Coach Station is closed resulting from flooding.
Non permanent drop off/choose up factors on the bus station at the moment are positioned at:
New Park Street close to Beacalls LaneOutside Theater SevernAbbey Foregate
When you want to drive to town heart, please use the Park & Trip companies as an alternative.
Frankwell Riverside Automotive Park – closed resulting from occupation by our companion, the Surroundings Company. Frankwell Major Automotive Park – Closed till additional discover. St Julian’s Friar’s Automotive Park – closed till additional discover – closed till additional discover.
The council urges individuals to journey solely when mandatory and to not get caught in floods beneath any circumstances.
Flood aid for residents and companies
If you’re affected by the floods, there’s assist and help.
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