Flood Warning Info - Poynton Brook at Wigwam wood and parts of Armcon Business Park

Area Description

Areas at risk include Wigwam Wood, properties on Wigwam Close and The Spinney. Some Properties on Brookfield Avenue, and Armcon Business Park..
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

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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


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 21:25
Poynton Brook
River levels are currently remaining high as a result of heavy rainfall. We believe there is still a possibility of flooding for low lying land, roads and properties. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 10:11
Poynton Brook
River levels are currently falling below the Flood Warning level, however further heavy showers are forecast this afternoon (01/08/2019). It is possible that river levels could rise again in response to this. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 04:10
Poynton Brook
River levels are now falling at the Poynton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding has reduced. Further potentially heavy showers are forecast overnight into Thursday afternoon (01/08/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning, 01/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 21:54
Poynton Brook
Properties in the areas of Wigwam Wood, on Wigwam Close and the Spinney remain at risk from flooding, however river levels are now falling. The persistent rainfall has now passed but further showers are still possible over the next few hours. Our incident staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 15:14
Poynton Brook
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are continuing to rise on 31/07/2019. There is a risk of flooding in the areas of Wigwam Wood and properties on Wigwam Close and The Spinney. The flood warning threshold has not yet been met but further rainfall is forecasted throughout the day. Our incident staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 06:22
Poynton Brook
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are responding very quickly and there is a risk of flooding. We expect the flood warning threshold to be met in the next half an hour (06:45 BST). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 16:15
Poynton Brook
The weather forecast remains uncertain, however we are anticipating flooding could still occur later this afternoon and into the evening. River levels will remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 14:00
Poynton Brook
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are expected to rise again and we expect flooding to properties from approximately 15:30. River levels will remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 10:19
Poynton Brook
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are responding and there is a risk of flooding. We expect the flood warning threshold to be met in the next half an hour. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.