Flood Warning Info - River Weaver at Little Leigh and Higher properties in Acton Bridge and Weaverham

Area Description

Areas at risk include higher level Properties along Acton Lane and Warrington Road at Acton Bridge and Sandy Lane in Weaverham and Martins Fields In Little Leigh .
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 09:41
River Weaver
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 18:19
River Weaver
River levels are rising at the Pickerings Cut river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to remain high until Friday. Consequently, flooding for higher level properties at Acton Bridge, Weaverham and Little Leigh is possible tonight, on Wednesday 20th January, and into tomorrow. Further rainfall is forecast but it is expected that river levels will peak tomorrow evening, on Thursday 21st January. 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, on Thursday 21st January, or as the situation changes.