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 4 Oct 2020 16:59
Persistent rain in the area has caused the River Strat to rise rapidly. A further 20-30mm of rain is forecast this evening with flooding possible from 5pm.
Properties and low lying areas including the Caravan Park at Bush will start to flood first. The river level is expected to peak at around 7pm and could remain high for several hours afterwards.
Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.
Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated Monday morning or earlier if the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2017 19:27
Flooding is expected imminently on Monday evening.
Heavy rain which continues to fall across the catchment this evening is causing river levels to rise very quickly. Communities particularly at risk are Bush and properties near Pinch Bridge. Further rain is forecast to affect the catchment throughout Tuesday which will keep river levels very high for at least the next 24 hours. This message will be update on Tuesday morning or earlier of the situation changes