Flood Warning Info - Sankey Brook around areas of Gemini, Dallam, Bewsey, Longford, Orford, Great Sankey and Penketh

Area Description

Areas at risk include properties on Alder and Hall Lane. Also Winwick Quay, Longford, Hawleys Business Park, Orford, Callands, Bewsey. Also parts of Penketh and Sankey Bridges South of the A562 and A57 and Gatewarth Industrial Estate.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Warning.
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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 22 Jan 2021 10:42
Sankey Brook
River levels are beginning to drop below flood warning thresholds. However, there remains a risk from surface / standing water. We are closely monitoring the situation, and we will issue further updates where necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Saturday 23/01/2021 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 15:51
Sankey Brook
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to remain high until Friday. Consequently, flooding for properties close to Sankey Brook is possible today, Wednesday 20th January. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Thursday 21st January or as the situation changes.