Flood Alert Info - Lower River Mersey including Warrington, Runcorn and Lymm areas

Area Description

The Lower River Mersey catchment includes the Fishington, Bradley, Sow, Keckwick and Lumb Brooks and their tributaries.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

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

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

Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 13:30
River Mersey
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low lying land and roads around the Fishington, Bradley, Sow, Keckwick and Lumb Brooks and their tributaries. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 9th February 2020. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.