Chance of flooding as weather warning issued for heavy rain across Shropshire and Mid Wales

By Kirsten Rawlins | Telford | News | Published:

A weather warning has been released as Shropshire is set to experience heavy rain tomorrow which could lead to floods.

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning, saying the weather may cause some travel disruption.

It is set to affect almost all of Shropshire and Mid Wales, including areas such as Ludlow, Clun, Newtown, Montgomery, Dawley, Broseley, Welshpool, Newport, Oswestry, Chirk, Wrexham, Wem and Whitchurch.

Areas set to be affected. Pic: Met Office

The rain is expected to last from 8am until 10pm.

See the latest forecast from The Met Office here:

Thursday mid-morning forecast 15/08/19

The Met Office has said 'flooding of a few homes and businesses is possible'.

"Spray and flooding on roads will probably make journey times longer," it says.

"Bus and train services will probably affected with journey times taking longer."

Kirsten Rawlins

By Kirsten Rawlins

Digital Content Manager for the Shropshire Star and Express & Star. Also reviews concerts and events, as well as writing features and celebrity interviews. E-mail me at, or phone 01952 241440.


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