Flood Warning Info - River Eden at Eden Hall

Area Description

Low lying roads, agricultural land & isolated properties adjacent the River Eden at Eden Hall.
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 16 Feb 2020 05:01
River Eden
River levels are raised at the Eden Valley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and low lying roads and farmland is expected. Areas to be affected are Toll Bar Cottage, Eden Hall Cricket Club and the A686 Penrith to Alston Road. The River Eden level has peaked and for a short time will fall. However further rain will cause the level to rise and we expect it to peak again at around 10am on Sunday 16/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 21:49
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Eden Valley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and low lying roads and farmland is expected. Areas to be affected are Toll Bar Cottage, Eden Hall Cricket Club and the A686 Penrith to Alston Road. We expect river levels to remain high this evening and overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:30
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Eden Valley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on the Pennines and the River Eden only recently peaking upstream at Appleby. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains for Eden Hall Cricket Club and the A686 Penrith to Alston Road at Langwathby Bridge. Flood water could be deep and fast flowing, and therefore pose a risk to life. Further showers are forecast this evening and overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 10:22
River Eden
Following the rain over night and further rain expected with Storm Ciara the River Eden is continuing to rise. We expect that water may impact the A686 around the bridge at Langwathby. We are continuing to monitor the situation.