Flood Warning Info - Windermere (Lake Levels)

Area Description

Areas at flood risk from high water levels on the shores of Windermere.
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 31 Oct 2021 13:10
Windermere Lake
The level of Windermere remains high following recent heavy rainfall, although it is now beginning to fall slowly. Further showers are expected today, Sunday 31/10/2021, and overnight into Monday, 01/11/2021. Flooding is expected to remain a risk to low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will update this message tomorrow morning 01/11/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Oct 2021 19:08
Windermere Lake
The level of Windermere remains high following recent heavy rainfall. Further rainfall expected tomorrow morning, Sunday 31/10/2021, will keep levels high. Flooding is expected to remain a risk to low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will update this message tomorrow morning 31/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Oct 2021 10:18
Windermere Lake
The level of Windermere remains high following recent heavy rainfall. Further rain and showers are forecast today, Saturday 30/10/21, and tomorrow, so lake levels will be slow to fall. Flooding is expected to remain a risk to low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere today, 30/10/21, and tomorrow. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will update this message tomorrow morning 31/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 19:02
Windermere Lake
The level of Windermere remains high following recent heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected to remain a risk to low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere this evening 29/10/21 and into the weekend. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will update this message tomorrow morning 30/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 07:12
Windermere Lake
River levels remain high following prolonged rainfall, and as a consequence, Windermere Lake levels continue to rise slowly. Flooding is expected to remain a risk to low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere today Friday 29/10/21. Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will update this message this afternoon by 16:00 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 21:16
Windermere Lake
Whilst rainfall has eased, river levels remain high as a consequence of Windermere Lake levels continuing to slowly rise. Flooding is expected to remain a risk to low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere overnight and into tomorrow (29/10/21). Avoid using low lying roads and footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses, do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. We will update this message tomorrow 29/10/2021.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 13:14
Windermere Lake
River levels are high and forecast to rise further on Windermere due to heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected at low lying commercial and residential properties, camping, caravan sites and leisure facilities on the shores of Windermere from 04:00 PM on 28/10/2021. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon and lake levels are expected to rise steadily at the Far Sawrey gauge. We will continue to monitor levels closely. Start acting on your flood plan if you have one. This message will be updated by 09:00 PM on 28/10/2021, or as the situation changes.