Flood Warning Info - Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, Cricket Ground and Trout Hotel Car Park

Area Description

Low Lying land and properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 17:07
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels remain high at the Kingfisher river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Consequently, there is still a risk of flooding to property, roads and farmland and the river level at Kingfisher gauge is expected to remain above the Flood Warning threshold for several hours. Low lying land and properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, including Memorial Gardens, Trout Hotel car park and the Cricket Ground 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. This message will be updated later tomorrow morning, 23/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 09:08
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels have risen at the Kingfisher river gauge as a result of persistent overnight rainfall and are expected to peak at around midday today. Consequently, there is still a risk of flooding to property, roads and farmland and the river level at Kingfisher gauge is expected to remain above the Flood Warning threshold until 18:00 today, 22/02/2020. Low lying land and properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, including Memorial Gardens, Trout Hotel car park and the Cricket Ground. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated later today, 22/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 22:09
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels have risen at the Kingfisher river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 03:00 and 13:00 tomorrow, 22/02/20. low lying land and properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, including Memorial Gardens, Trout Hotel car park and the Cricket Ground. We expect river levels to start to fall on Saturday afternoon 22/02/20.We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.