Severe flood warnings across the UK
As of Wednesday 19th February, the government has announced six severe flood warnings with danger to life and 126 flood warnings where immediate action is required across the UK.
Hundreds of locations have already been affected by the heavy rain-falls. Key locations for the most severe flood warnings currently include:
- River Lugg at Hampton Bishop
- River Severn at New Street, Upton upon Severn
- River Severn at the Wharfage, Ironbridge
- River Severn at Uckinghall
- River Severn at Waterside, Upton upon Severn
- River Wye at Hampton Bishop
With weather forecasts suggest further rain-fall is still to come, these warnings come with advice to plan ahead and sign up for flood warnings in your area.
As an independent retailer, it should be a priority to prepare your business and your staff should the worst happen. Bira Insurance have shared advice on how to prepare for flooding and how to limit damage when extreme weather threatens your business.Read more about preparing for floods