Storm Christoph

Updated at 4.15pm on Saturday, January 23

Update on flooding issues caused by Storm Christoph this week…


The situation continues to improve with river levels dropping.

Roads are improving and the Overton to Bangor-on-Dee and Straight Mile roads are likely to be open by the end of the weekend.

Lower Dee Valley

The severe flood warning was removed at 1pm today.

Residents who were evacuated have been advised they can return.


The council is now leading recovery work in both areas to help clean up and provide support.

The weather forecast for the next 48 hours is stable with no significant rainfall forecast.

Out-of-hours phone number

If you need to report any issues related to the current weather situation in Wrexham County Borough, you can call the council’s out of hours number on 01978 292055.

Other out-of-hours emergency contacts include:

  • Council housing repairs – 01978 298993
  • Social services (emergency duty team) – 0345 053 3116
  • Telecare – 01978 292055

If you’re returning to your property in Bangor in Dee please read this