Flood Warning Info - River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle and Brocklewath

Area Description

Low lying roads, agricultural land and isolated properties adjacent to the River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle, Mill Farm, Dry Beck Farm, Brocklewath, Coathouse Tower, Edenside, Low Holme and Fishgarth.
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 22 Feb 2020 17:08
River Eden
River levels continue to remain high in the Eden Valley as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Low lying roads, farms and isolated properties adjacent to the River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle, Mill Farm, Dry Beck Farm, Brocklewath, Coathouse Tower, Edenside, Low Holme and Fishgarth may be affected. Tonight we are expecting between 20mm and 40mm of rainfall. This will cause river levels to rise tomorrow morning. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 23/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 08:54
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise in the Eden Valley as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 10:00 today, 22/02/2020. Low lying roads, farms and isolated properties adjacent to the River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle, Mill Farm, Dry Beck Farm, Brocklewath, Coathouse Tower, Edenside, Low Holme and Fishgarth may be affected. The current rainfall has now cleared the area and river levels are expected peak just above the flood warning level and start to fall throughout this afternoon, 22/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later today, 22/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:47
River Eden
River levels are raised at the Eden Valley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, low lying roads and farmland is expected. Low lying roads, farms and isolated properties adjacent to the River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle, Mill Farm, Dry Beck Farm, Brocklewath, Coathouse Tower, Edenside, Low Holme and Fishgarth are at risk. 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 near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 21:45
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Eden Valley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, low lying roads and farmland is expected. Low lying roads, farms and isolated properties adjacent to the River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle, Mill Farm, Dry Beck Farm, Brocklewath, Coathouse Tower, Edenside, Low Holme and Fishgarth are at risk. 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 near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:10
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Eden Valley river gauge as a result of further heavy rainfall on the Pennines and because levels on the Eden having only recently peaked upstream at Appleby. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains for Low lying roads, farms and isolated properties adjacent to the River Eden at Armathwaite, The Castle, Mill Farm, Dry Beck Farm, Brocklewath, Coathouse Tower, Edenside, Low Holme and Fishgarth. Further showers forecast this evening and overnight We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 10:34
River Eden
River levels have risen at the river gauge at Temple Sowerby on the River Eden as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas affected will be isolated residential properties, farms at Armathwaite Castle, Brocklewath and low ling areas in the Eden Valley at Armathwaite. Further rainfall is forecast until lunch time today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.