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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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 30 Oct 2021 19:08
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels remain high following prolonged rainfall. Although the level is slowly falling, further rainfall is expected tomorrow morning, Sunday 31/10/2021. Areas that remain most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Whilst river levels remain high we will keep all flood gates closed in the area and will continue to monitor the situation. 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
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels remain high following prolonged rainfall. Further rain and showers are forecast today, Saturday 30/10/21, and tomorrow, so river levels will be slow to fall. Areas that remain most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Whilst river levels remain high we will keep all flood gates closed in the area and will continue to monitor the situation. 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 later today 30/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 19:02
River Cocker, River Derwent
Whilst river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the Rivers Cocker and Derwent due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. Areas that remain most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Whilst river levels remain high we will keep all flood gates closed in the area and will continue to monitor. 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 by tomorrow morning 30/10/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Oct 2021 07:15
River Cocker, River Derwent
Whilst river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the Rivers Cocker and Derwent due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. Areas that remain most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Whilst river levels remain high we will keep all flood gates closed in the area and will continue to monitor. 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 by 04:00 PM today 29/10/21.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 21:16
River Cocker, River Derwent
Whilst river levels have peaked and rainfall has eased, river levels remain high on the Rivers Cocker and Derwent due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. Areas that remain most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Whilst river levels remain high we will keep all flood gates closed in the area and will continue to monitor. 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 08:03
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels remain high on the Rivers Cocker and Derwent due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Flooding is expected from 01:00 AM on 28/10/2021. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high. We have closed the flood gates in the area and will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Consider putting your flood plan into action. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. This message will be updated by 16:00 on the 28/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Oct 2021 00:12
River Cocker, River Derwent
River levels are rising on the Rivers Cocker and Derwent due to rainfall. Areas most at risk include commercial and residential properties adjacent to the Rivers Cocker and Derwent at Cockermouth, in the Brewery Lane, Bridge Street, Crown Street, High Sand Lane, Main Street and Waterloo Street areas. Flooding is expected from 01:00 AM on 28/10/2021. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. River levels are rising We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. This message will be updated by 08:00 AM on 28/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


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.