Flood Warning Info - River Eamont at Eamont Bridge, Kemplay Foot, Skirsgill Lane and Southwaite Green Mill

Area Description

Flooding of Low Lying Land and Roads adjacent to the River Eamont at Eamont Bridge, Kemplay Foot, Skirsgill Lane and Southwaite Green Mill.
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 15 Feb 2020 19:11
River Eamont
River levels have risen at the Eamont Bridge Farm river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, low lying land and roads is expected. Properties are at risk adjacent to the River Eamont at Eamont Bridge, including the Kemplay Foot, Skirsgill Lane and Southwaite Green Mill areas. We expect river levels to remain high this evening and overnight We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:56
River Eamont
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Eamont Bridge Farm river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing for properties adjacent to the River Eamont at Eamont Bridge, including the Kemplay Foot, Skirsgill Lane and Southwaite Green Mill areas We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further light rainfall is forecast this evening and overnight. River levels are falling and should no longer pose a flood risk to property in the Eamont Bridge, Frenchfield and Brougham areas We continue to closely monitor the situation. 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 09:48
River Eamont
River levels have risen at the Eamont Bridge Farm river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas affected will be properties adjacent to the River Eamont at Eamont Bridge, including the Kemplay Foot, Skirsgill Lane and Southwaite Green Mill areas. Further rainfall is forecast until lunch time today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.