Flood Warning Info - Poynton Brook at Poynton and Midway

Area Description

Areas at risk include some properties on Chester Road opposite Hazelbadge Road and some properties on Brookfield Avenue. Properties in the vicinity of Woolley Avenue, London Road South and Lostock Road, and Poynton 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

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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 21:07
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 10:09
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 18:05
Poynton Brook
River levels have risen at the Poynton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on 31/07/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for some properties on Chester Road and Brookfield Avenue. Further thunderstorms are forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this evening, 31/07/19, or as the situation changes.