Flood Warning Info - River Lynher from Berriowbridge to Notter Bridge

Area Description

River Lynher from Berriowbridge to Notter Bridge including Rilla Mill, Pillaton Mill and the A390.
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:

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

Flood Warning issued on 1 Apr 2018 20:31
River Lynher
Heavy and persistent rainfall today Sunday 1st April has caused the River Lynher to rise, meeting flood alert criteria. Catchments are saturated, with ponding water around low lying land and roads. Further heavy rain is forecast for the early hours of Monday. This will coincide with the high spring tide, further increasing river levels. Property flooding is possible at the Notter Bridge Holiday Park and Notter Bridge Inn. The time of the high tide on Monday 2nd April is 08:00. The river is expected to peak between 06:00 and 10:00. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. This message will be updated as the situation changes.

Flood Warning issued on 4 Jan 2018 06:37
River Lynher
Flooding is expected this morning. The combination of spring tides and heavy rain are causing the River Lynher to rise. For properties and low lying areas around the caravan and camping site at Notter Bridge and properties at Newbridge and Kerney Bridge flooding is possible imminently. The worst effects are expected to occur 2 hours either side of high tide at 7:00am 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. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages.