Flood Warning Info - Wiza Beck, Flosh Beck, Speet Gill and Black Beck at Wigton

Area Description

Properties at risk, including Western Bank, Cuddy Lonning, The Brook, The Innovia Factory, The Medical Centre, Beech Croft, Birdcage Walk, Tenters and The Stampery..
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

  • 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 1 Oct 2019 04:43
Speet Gill, Black Beck, Flosh Beck, Mains Sough, Wiza Beck
River levels have risen at the Station Road Innovia, Wigton river gauge and Wiza storage basin as a result of heavy rainfall and are forecast to rise further. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible after 05:30 this morning Tuesday 1st October. Properties in the Western Bank, Cuddy Lonning, The Brook, Innovia Factory, The Medical Centre, Beech Croft, Birdcage Walk, Tenters, The Stampery and Spittal Farm areas are likely to be affected. We expect river levels to remain high during the early hours of Tuesday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. Rain is forecast to continue during Tuesday morning but should move away during the afternoon. This message will be updated by Tuesday afternoon, or as the situation changes.