Descriptions for Environment Agency regions.
You can search our online flood warning service by town name, postcode or river name. You can also see all flood warnings in an Environment Agency region by clicking on a region in the national summary table.
To help with your searches, this page provides more information about which locations are covered by each Environment Agency region.
If you are not sure which region you are in, we suggest you instead try searching for flood warnings using the name of a town or river, or by using a postcode.
This region covers eastern England, stretching from the Humber Estuary to the Thames, and from Northampton all the way to the Norfolk Coast. It includes Cambridge and Peterborough.
This covers central England. It extends from the Welsh border over to the Humber in the Northeast and down to the Severn Estuary. The region includes Birmingham, Nottingham, Derby, Leicester, Stoke on Trent, Coventry, Shrewsbury, Stratford upon Avon, Worcester and Gloucester as well as the Peak District and the agricultural plains of Shropshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
The North East region extends from the northern tip of Derbyshire right up to the Scottish border and over to the North Sea coast, covering the whole of the Northeast of England. It includes York, Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle upon Tyne.
The Northwest region stretches from Cheshire in the south to the Scottish border. It includes Merseyside and Greater Manchester, as well as the Lake District.
This region covers London and the south-east counties down to the coast, and includes the entire basin of the River Thames, from its source in Gloucestershire to its estuary in Essex. As well as the capital, the region has several smaller cities and large towns, such as Southampton, Reading, Luton and Swindon, and large rural areas. The region contains most or all of the counties of Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire, Surrey, Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, West and East Sussex, and Kent
This region covers the whole of the Southwest peninsula, including Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire and most of Wiltshire.
Covers the whole of Wales.