FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR THE RIVER AVON AS HEAVY RAINS HIT BRISTOL

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FLOOD WARNING ISSUED FOR THE RIVER AVON AS HEAVY RAINS HIT BRISTOL
RIVER AVON, BRISTOL

Met Office announced that flood warnings were caused by heavy rains that deluge plenty of areas in Bristol district and some parts of the city.

The weather forecast reported that rainy days with heavy bursts of torrential rains were noted eastwards all through the region with a maximum temperature of eleven degrees Celsius.

The government’s internet site publicized that an impending tidal surge and flood tides are anticipated due to heavy rainfall and violent strong winds. Flooding is expected specifically in the Station Road and Watch House Road in Pill area in Shirehampton.

The site also revealed that flood tides will persist following the high tide on November 15, 2020, at seven in the morning. The incident response team is shutting down the water gates of the shoreside sites.

It also reported that there is ongoing close monitoring of the gales and flash flood weather conditions.

The general public is warned to be extra cautious if they are going to coastal boardwalks, promenades, roads, and beaches.

Cautious weather vigilance of flood alert was also broadcasted particularly at the River Avon, with foreseen tidal surge and dangerous flood tides as a result of violent busters which will extend in the succeeding days.

Additional reporting emphasized foreseeable flooding to farmland and roads, along with Shirehampton Park, Pill, and Shirehampton territories, in addition to Conham within Bristol district, and River Avon coming from the Sea Mills.

A different flood forewarning was announced for the coast of Somerset amongst Avonmouth and Portishead Point, however, the weather was predicted to settle down on the 17th of November at eight-fifteen in the morning.

A second flood forewarning was also issued at the coastline of Clevedon, Somerset due to a forecast of strong and violent waves that are expected to exceed above the concrete seawalls.

Torrential floods are also expected at Portbury Dock and Portishead, alongside the Somerset coastline.

It was also forecasted that breakers will surpass the sea defenses at Portishead and Portbury in North Somerset.

The government web page also added that forewarnings of anticipated flooding to several properties within the mentioned localities may occur 2 on either side of the rising tide. The torrents have met the basic criteria of the Flood Warning vigilance.

Aside from the abovementioned places, the seaside between Marine Parade and Gullhouse Point will also be possibly flooded.

The weather forecast also revealed that the recent unpleasant weather condition will mellow down at 8:45 P.M. on Tuesday, the 17th of November, 2020.

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