Heavy rainfall is causing levels on the River Wye in Herefordshire to rise. No major flooding is expected but some riverside paths may be blocked for a short time.

From Environment Agency:

River levels are rising at the Old Wye Bridge & Mordiford river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads & farmland is expected from this evening Thursday 28/01/21. We expect flooding to affect low lying land & roads along the River Wye from Hay on Wye to Ross on Wye. Other locations that may be affected include the A438, Byford, Bredwardine & Hereford. Predicted peaks:- Old Wye Bridge 3.3m to 3.5m this evening Thursday 28/01/21, Mordiford 3.6m to 3.8m this evening Thursday 28/01/21. River levels at other river gauges are not predicted to exceed flood alert thresholds. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Friday 29/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 10am on Friday 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.