Flood Warning Info - Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck at Dalton in Furness including Town Centre, Queen St

Area Description

Areas of the town adjacent the Cricket Ground, Football Club, Bow Bridge and Goose Green including Ulverston Road, Queen Street, Littlefields, Beckside Road , Station Road, Market Street, Glenfield, Garden Lea. and Goose Green..
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 6 Oct 2019 04:34
Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill, Butts Beck
River levels are rising at the Bow Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Areas of the town adjacent the Cricket Ground, Football Club, Bow Bridge and Goose Green including Ulverston Road, Queen Street, Littlefields, Beckside Road, Station Road, Market Street, Glenfield, Garden Lea and Goose Green are likely to be affected. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 2-3 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for this period. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Nov 2017 09:33
Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck
Heavy rainfall overnight and this morning is forecast to continue through today and into the evening. River levels are rising and have gone through the flood warning threshold at Bow Bridge, river levels will continue to rise during the course of the day but we expect rainfall to ease into the evening. We have contractors and Environment Agency staff on the ground to help manage the situation.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Nov 2017 09:19
Poaka Beck, The Yarl, Hagg Gill and Butts Beck
Heavy rainfall overnight and this morning is forecast to continue through today and into the evening. River levels are rising and have gone through the flood warning threshold at Fitz Bridge, river levels will continue to rise during the course of the day but we expect rainfall to ease into the evening. We have contractors and Environment Agency staff on the ground to help manage the situation.