Flood Warning Info - River Eden and Caldew at Carlisle, Devonshire Walk, West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket Club

Area Description

River Eden and Caldew at Carlisle, Devonshire Walk and West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket Club, Sheepmount.
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 16 Feb 2020 11:50
River Eden
River levels remain high at the Sheepmount river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas at risk are Devonshire Walk, West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket Club and The Sheepmount. We expect river levels to peak this afternoon, 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have closed flood defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 21:33
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Denton Holme river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, low lying roads and farmland is expected this evening and overnight. Areas at risk are Devonshire Walk, West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket Club and The Sheepmount. We expect river levels to remain high this evening and overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have closed flood 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 12:24
River Eden
Due to the rain experienced with Storm Ciara river levels on the River Caldew at Denton Holme are rising and will continue to rise for the next few hours. We have staff on site carrying out operational activities and continue to monitor the situation. We will update this message as the situation changes.