Flood Alert Info - Lower River Eden

Area Description

River Eden and its tributaries from its confluence with the River Irthing through Crosby-on-Eden and Carlisle to the Solway Firth at Rockcliffe.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 06:47
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible today, 12/03/20. Flooding is expected to affect low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. This message will be updated this evening, 12/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 17:25
River Eden
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. River levels are beginning to peak but will remain above the flood alert level until later tonight. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 2 March 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 07:47
River Eden
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further showers are possible today 01/03/2020 and we expect the alert to remain in place for the rest of Sunday. We are continuing to monitor the situation. This message will be updated this evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 20:44
River Eden
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further unsettled showers are expected throughout this evening into the early hours of tomorrow (Sunday) morning, 01/03/2020 We continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, 01/03/2020


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 15:07
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further unsettled rainfall is forecast over the next few hours through until the early hours of Sunday morning which will then begin to clear eastwards. We expect river levels to remain high until the early tomorrow morning, Sunday 1st March. We continue to closely monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 10:38
River Eden
River levels on the Lower Eden remain high following recent heavy rainfall and snow melt. There remains the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid low lying footpaths near local watercourses and 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.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 16:27
River Eden
River levels on the Lower Eden continue to rise slowly in response to this mornings showers and snow melt. There remains the risk of flooding of low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/02/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 06:28
River Eden
River levels remain high on the River Eden and with further rain / snow forecast today we expect them to remain high or begin to rise again. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land remains. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 19:19
River Eden
River levels remain high on the River Eden and with further rain / snow forecast overnight we expect them to remain high or begin to rise again. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land remains. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to be at their highest between 18:00 and 19:00 on 23/02/2020 and then again between 18:00 and 19:00 on 24/02/2020. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 08:57
River Eden
Following further heavy rain, river levels remain high on the Lower River Eden. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect rivers levels to be at their heighest between 18:00 and 19:00 on 23/02/2020. . We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later today, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 17:23
River Eden
Following further heavy rain showers, river levels remain high on the Lower River Eden. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect rivers to be at their maximum between 15:00 and 17:00 on 22/02/2020. With further rainfall forecast overnight river levels may remain above the Flood Alert levels until Sunday 23/02/2020. We are continuing to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 09:58
River Eden
River levels are still rising on the Lower River Eden as a result of overnight rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land is possible. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect rivers to be at their maximum between 15:00 and 17:00 on 22/02/2020. With further rainfall forecast overnight river levels may remain above the Flood Alert levels until Sunday 23/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later today, 22/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 18:19
River Eden
We expect it to be windy tonight with further spells of rain. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and low lying land remains overnight, 21/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect rivers to be at their maximum between 09:30am and 10:30am on 22/02/2020, after this they will start to fall and be back to more normal levels by Saturday evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 08:50
River Eden
River levels have fallen overnight but with further rainfall forecast on Friday 21/02/20, levels will again start to rise. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land may be expected to today, 21/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 21/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 17:20
River Eden
Following the recent rainfall, river levels remain high but are starting to fall. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land may be expected to today, 20/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to continue to fall below flood alert levels overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 07:44
River Eden
River levels have started to rise following overnight rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying roads is expected to continue today 20/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to begin to fall later this afternoon and evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 20/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:39
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and low lying land is expected this evening, 19/02/20. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning, we expect river levels to remain high through tomorrow 20/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes. This message will be updated tomorrow morning Thursday 20/02/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:38
River Eden
River levels have now peaked and will continue to recede this evening and overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is likely to remain. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels will remain on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. A Flood Warning remains in force for River Eden at Rickerby Park. Please avoid driving and walking in this area as it will remain flooded overnight and into tomorrow. We continue to closely monitor the situation and this message will be updated tomorrow morning or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:00
River Eden
River levels are still rising at the Linstock river gauge. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas will be affected. Further light rainfall is forecast today 16/2/20. We expect the level of the river Eden to peak this morning at around 4.1m. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated later today or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 23:04
River Eden
River levels have risen in the Eden valley as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is likely overnight Saturday, 15/02/2020 into Sunday. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 12:42
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise in the Eden valley as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from mid afternoon today, 15/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We may be issuing some Flood Warnings this evening for the Bitts Park and Rickerby Park areas of Carlisle. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 16/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 15/05/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 13:40
River Eden
Following yesterday's heavy rainfall the River Eden levels remain high in the Carlisle area, however the levels will continue to fall throughout the day and into the evening of the 10/02/2020. We expect the River Eden to return to normal levels by approximately 22:00 tonight 10/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, including Rickerby Park. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 09:02
River Eden
Following yesterday's heavy rainfall river levels remain high in the Carlisle area, however we expect them to fall throughout the day, 10/02/2020. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels continue on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. 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 later today, 10/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 17:09
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Sheepmount river gauge as a result of predicted heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between Saturday the 08/02/20 and Sunday the 09/02/20. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday the 09/02/20. 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 tomorrow morning, 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 11:21
River Eden
River levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge. Areas affected will be low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. The heavy rain has now cleared the area and only scattered showers are expected today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 11:15
River Eden
011WAFLE – Lower Eden River levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge. Areas affected will be low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. The heavy rain has now cleared the area and only scattered showers are expected today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2020 16:54
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between approximately 23:00pm today and 06:00am tomorrow in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2019 10:39
River Eden
River levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge. Areas affected will be low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. The heavy rain has now cleared the area and only scattered showers are expected today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated later today or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 17:37
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge. Areas affected will be low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast this evening, clearing away at around 8pm We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 17:53
River Eden
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Overnight on Sunday 6/10/19 little or no rain is expected and so the level is forecast to peak during the night and should fall through the early hours of Monday morning. We continue to monitor the situation and will update this message tomorrow morning, 7/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 09:15
River Eden
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. The heaviest of the rainfall will clear this morning, with lighter rainfall expected. Isolated showers may follow during this afternoon. We continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 18:49
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of tomorrow morning, Sunday 6/10/19. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas is likely to be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to begin rising at 22:00 on Saturday 5/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking and clearing debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 6/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2019 19:26
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of tomorrow morning, Friday 04/10/19. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours, with further showers during Friday. We expect river levels to begin falling at 14:00 on 04/10/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 04/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 16:33
River Eden
River levels are forecast to peak in the next hour at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight and into this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas are at risk. Rainfall has now stopped and no further significant rain is expected until Thursday 3rd October. We expect river levels to return to normal levels by around 09:00 Wednesday 2nd October 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 08:36
River Eden
River levels have risen overnight at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas are at risk. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated this afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 20:24
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise overnight at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas are at risk. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 19:14
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected between 20:00 hours today and 04:00 hours tomorrow morning. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas are at risk. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Sep 2019 16:53
River Eden
River levels have risen and are forecast to continue rising at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 02:30 and 08:30 tomorrow, 28/09/2019. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Heavy showers are forecast to continue throughout the weekend and river levels are expected to rise and fall in response to this. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2019 11:03
River Eden
River levels are falling at the Linstock river gauge. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected until later today. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas remain at risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been mobilised and are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 14:18
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected until later tomorrow. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas are at risk. High river levels are also possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We expect river levels to remain high until later tomorrow afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been mobilised and 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 Alert issued on 10 Aug 2019 23:10
River Eden
The level of the River Eden remain high at the Linstock river gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains today and into the early hours of Sunday morning 11/08/19. Low lying farmland and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Rickerby Park and areas immediately adjacent the Lower River Eden being most at risk. The current forecast shows that rainfall is easing off tonight, clearing Sunday a.m. however further rainfall is forecast from around midday Sunday. We expect river levels to remain high throughout this period. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are continuing to check defences and clearing debris screens. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2019 12:12
River Eden
The level of the River Eden is rising again at the Linstock river gauge and is expected to peak at 3.3m at 16:00 today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between today and tomorrow, 11/08/19. Low lying farmland and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Rickerby Park and areas immediately adjacent the Lower River Eden being most at risk. Flooding of properties is not forecast and the level is not expected to reach Flood Warning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing grids and debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses or driving through floodwater. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2019 09:29
River Eden
The level of the River Eden has peaked at the Linstock river gauge in the early hours of this morning 10/08/2019. However river levels may respond again as a result of persistent heavy rainfall throughout the night. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between today and tomorrow, 11/08/19. Low lying farmland and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Rickerby Park and areas immediately adjacent the Lower River Eden being most at risk. Flooding of properties is not forecast and no Flood Warnings are expected to be issued. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing grids and debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses or driving through floodwater. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Aug 2019 16:30
River Eden
The level of the River Eden is forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall on the Pennines throughout today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 20:00 today and 01:00 tomorrow, 10/08/19. Low lying farmland and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Rickerby Park and areas immediately adjacent the Lower River Eden being most at risk. Flooding of properties is not forecast and no Flood Warnings are expected to be issued. The River Eden is expected to peak at Linstock Gauge at around Midnight tonight at a level of around 3.0m. Further thunderstorms are forecast overnight and during Saturday. We are closely monitoring the situation closely. Our incident response staff are clearing grids and debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses or driving through floodwater. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/08/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 10:18
River Eden
The River Eden peaked through the night and is beginning to fall and will continue to fall throughout the day. Low lying areas along the rivers will be affected. We are expecting some showers today but plenty of dry spells and becoming more settled. Rainfall totals expected are around 4 millimetres. Next week is looking a little drier with no further flooding impacts expected. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. The Flood Warning for the River Eden at Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf course is in force. We are closely monitoring the situation and do not expect to issue further Flood Warnings. This message will be updated in the afternoon of 17/03/19.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 21:09
River Eden
The River Eden continues to rise following todays heavy rainfall. Low lying areas along the rivers will be affected. Light showers are expected overnight tonight and in to Sunday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. The Flood Warning for the River Eden at Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf course is in force. We are closely monitoring the situation and do not expect to issue further Flood Warnings. This message will be updated in the morning of 17/03/19.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 16:30
River Eden
The Rivers Eden and surrounding tributaries are beginning to rise due to the rain that started in the early hours of this morning. Low lying areas along the rivers will be affected. Currently, we are expecting the rain to continue into the evening of 16/3/19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Current forecasts indicate that the river level gauge at Linstock may reach the Flood Warning level for the River Eden at Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf course later this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated later in the evening of 16/03/19 and a Flood warning will be issued if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 15:19
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains to low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 17:50
River Eden
River levels at the Linstock river gauge have fallen throughout the day. However, we are expecting further heavy rain overnight into tomorrow morning which will cause river levels to rise again. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas during the morning of 14/3/19. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril and their tributaries. We are closely monitoring the situation and have been out ensuring weed screens are clear. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 14/03/19, or as the situation changes. Further rain is expected later in the week.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 11:54
River Eden
River levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible during today 13/03/19. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril and their tributaries. River levels at Linstock have peaked and have begun to fall but will likely remain above the flood alert level during 13/03/2019. Further showers are forecast overnight with additional rainfall expected during the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening 13/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 18:46
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible until and during tomorrow 13/03/19. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril and their tributaries. River levels at Linstock have peaked and have begun to fall but will likely remain above the flood alert level during 13/03/2019. Further showers are forecast overnight with additional rainfall expected during the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in the morning of 13/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 11:04
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected from 10:30 today, 12/03/2019. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril and their tributaries. Further showers are forecast for the rest of the day, with further heavy rainfall and strong winds expected overnight into Wednesday morning. We expect river levels to peak at Linstock around 17:00 on 12/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and are clearing trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 10:33
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is expected from 10:30 today, 12/03/2019. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril and their tributaries. Further showers are forecast for the rest of the day, with further heavy rainfall and strong winds expected overnight into Wednesday morning. We expect river levels to peak at Linstock around 16:00 on 12/03/19. We do not currently expect any flood warnings to be issued. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing trash screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 17:51
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas may be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 17:48
River Eden
River levels remain high at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight on Saturday 09/02/19 and into Sunday morning. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas will be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Forecast rain amounts are less now but we continue to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 10/02/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 11:54
River Eden
River levels have risen at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible during Saturday 09/02/19. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas will be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Forecast rain amounts are less now but we continue to closely monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon, 09/02/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2019 16:43
River Eden
River levels are forecast to rise at the Linstock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 17:00 today Friday 08/02/19 and through into Saturday morning 09/02/19. Low lying land and roads in the Crosby-on-Eden, Linstock, Carlisle and Rockcliffe areas will be affected. High river levels are possible on the River Eden, River Caldew, River Petteril, Durranhill Beck, Brunstock Beck, Gosling Sike, Little Caldew, Parham Beck, Rockcliffe Beck and their tributaries. Further rainfall is forecast overnight on Friday into Saturday morning which may again cause the rivers to respond. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been clearing debris screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated Saturday morning, 09/02/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 13:57
River Eden
River levels remain high following recent rainfall but have started and will continue to drop during Sunday.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 07:46
River Eden
River levels remain high following recent rainfall but will start to drop during Sunday. There are a few showers forecast on Sunday morning but no significant amount of rain is expected.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 21:48
River Eden
There has been some intense rain through Saturday. While generally clearing overnight, there could still be some heavy outbursts. There remains a significant amount of surface water in the area. We expect the River Eden in Carlisle to peak at around 06.00 on 14/10/2018. We will be closely monitoring the situation overnight and throughout tomorrow. We will update this message should the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 10:27
River Eden
Rivers have risen following Friday and Saturday mornings rainfall and will continue to remain high throughout Saturday. We are expecting further heavy rain during Saturday which will keep rivers high. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 00:38
River Eden
Rivers have risen following today’s rainfall and will continue to remain high throughout the evening. We are expecting more intense rain through the early hours of Saturday morning which will keep river levels high. Currently, the rivers are expected to peak late Saturday afternoon. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 18:10
River Eden
Heavy rain is currently affecting the area, this will clear early evening returning later tonight and will continue throughout Saturday. The River Eden will react to this rainfall and will reach the Flood Alert level at approximately 06:00 hours. It is likely that the river will remain high throughout Saturday. We will be closely monitoring the situation overnight and throughout tomorrow. We will update this message should the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Sep 2018 10:04
River Eden
Following the heavy rain through the night the River Eden remains high in the upper catchments. This water is still to travel to Carlisle and the river is continuing to rise in the lower Eden. We are expecting more heavy showers through the day but don't anticipate this to cause any issues. The river levels are likely to peak around midday and will continue to fall throughout the evening. We continue to monitor the situation and have staff checking for any debris.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 20:12
River Eden
Persistent, heavy rainfall is currently affecting the area and will continue throughout the evening with the heaviest rain expected between 8pm and midnight Thursday 20th. This will be followed by a period of showers into tomorrow morning Friday 21st September. Rivers are beginning to react to the rain and are forecast to continue to rise throughout the night, however rivers are not forecast to reach flood warning levels. Low lying areas are likely to be affected between 0100hrs to 0900hrs. Be aware of your local surroundings, remain safe and monitor your local weather conditions. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the night. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 16:56
River Eden
Following the rainfall overnight on Tuesday into Wednesday morning river levels remain high. Flooding of low lying land and roads may be possible as a result. Further showers are forecast through Wednesday night and Thursday, however rainfall totals are minimal. We do not expect river levels to reach Flood Warning thresholds. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 09:06
River Eden
Following heavy rainfall overnight on Tuesday into Wednesday morning river levels remain high. Flooding of low lying land and roads may be possible as a result. Further showers are forecast through Wednesday and Thursday, however rainfall totals are minimal. We do not expect river levels to reach Flood Warning thresholds. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will update this message in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 18:39
River Eden
The weather overnight Tuesday will be fairly unsettled with some potentially heavy rain and strong winds. Combined with this forecast for heavy rainfall, snowmelt is an additional factor in causing river levels to rise above the Flood alert threshold and flooding to low lying land and roads is possible. Further showers are expected throughout the day on Wednesday and we are continuing to monitor the situation and will update if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:34
River Eden
Following some heavy rain overnight, the level on the Lower Eden is rising and is expected to cross the flood alert level at Linstock on the Lower Eden at around 09.00 to 10.00 am today 03/01/2018. We are not expecting flood warning levels to be reached with the Lower Eden peaking at around 3pm today.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 09:50
River Eden
River levels remain high following the rain over the last couple of days. We are currently forecasting levels to fall below Flood Alert later this afternoon, Tuesday 26th December. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2017 16:37
River Eden
Following persistent rain river levels across Cumbria, especially in western and central areas, are high. Rivers will continue to respond to today's continuing rain and remain high overnight, but no flood warnings are expected. The ground is very wet, this may lead to surface water flooding issues. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this alert if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 19:14
River Eden
River levels are above the flood alert threshold due to the heavy rainfall experienced last night, and are forecast to remain above flood alert for the next few hours into tonight Thursday 7th December. Wintery showers are forecast in Cumbria overnight. These are not currently forecast to increase levels significantly. We are constantly monitoring river levels and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2017 12:54
River Eden
There have been several hours of heavy rain overnight in the river Eden area. This has meant that the river has risen quickly and has reached flood alert level. There is likely to be flooding to low lying land and roads in this area through Thursday 7th December. The flood alert threshold has been reached in the Linstock area and we expect the river to remain over the threshold for several hours before falling. No flooding to properties is anticipated and at this stage we do not expect to issue warnings. The rain is forecast to clear today. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated later today.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2017 17:04
River Eden
Following recent rainfall, the level of the river Eden has peaked and is now falling however this still remains high. Flood warnings remain in place for Rickerby Park, Carlisle and Low Crosby Golf Course area.The weather should be mainly dry during the rest of today and will turn colder however we may experience some showers. We do not expect this rainfall to affect river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2017 08:41
River Eden
Thursday 23 November is expected to be drier than Wednesday although some showers are still expected. River levels remain high, but have started to fall. We will continue to monitor river levels and will update this message in due course or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 21:08
River Eden
River levels have risen in response to the heavy and persistent rain experienced across the County. We will continue to receive showers with some heavy pulses during this evening until approximately 4 am tomorrow morning. The weather will then be mainly dry for the forthcoming days. A flood warning has been issued in this catchment. Staff have been on the ground operating and checking assets. We continue to monitor the situation and will update this message.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Nov 2017 14:57
River Eden
Heavy and persistent rain is expected across parts of northern England on Wednesday before gradually easing during Wednesday night. Many places will see 25-50 mm of rain, with around 100 mm possible over higher ground. Heavy rain will gradually clear eastwards during Wednesday night. There remains some uncertainty with regards to the exact location of the heaviest rain. Heavy rain will be accompanied by strong winds across many parts of the County. Rivers in Cumbria are currently very responsive to rainfall and river levels have risen as a result of rainfall last night. Levels have risen slightly through today, but will rise again this evening as further rain falls ahead of the main front tomorrow. River response expected from tomorrow morning with main impacts expected tomorrow afternoon and into the evening.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2017 21:36
River Eden
The heavy rainfall has now passed over Cumbria. This Flood Alert remains in force due to current river and lake levels and there may be localised flooding to low lying land and roads. We are constantly monitoring river and lake levels and have Environment Agency operational teams in the field checking and clearing blockages on watercourses. We will update this message with updated forecast information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2017 12:43
River Eden
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy and persistent rainfall throughout Cumbria. This has meant that river and lake levels are now rising. The rainfall is forecast to continue through today (Wednesday 11th October 2017) into the early afternoon. This Flood Alert remains in force as river and lake levels continue to rise and levels suggest that there may be localised flooding to low lying land and roads. We are constantly monitoring river and lake levels and have Environment Agency operational teams in the field checking and clearing blockages on watercourses. We will update this message with updated forecast information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2017 16:30
River Eden
Heavy and persistent rainfall is forecast to arrive in Cumbria just before midnight, and is due to continue through Wednesday before clearing by mid-afternoon. Potentially significant rainfall accumulations are possible over high ground, which will be accompanied by strong winds. River and lake levels are expected to rise from early Wednesday morning and through Wednesday daytime as a result of the forecast rainfall, which could result in localised flooding of low lying land and roads. Given the time of year and the strong winds forecast, the risk of blockages on watercourses and drainage systems from falling leaf litter and branches is increased. Environment Agency operational teams have been clearing blockages on watercourses in preparation throughout Tuesday. Environment Agency duty officers are monitoring rainfall, river and lake levels closely. We will update this message with updated forecast information in due course.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Sep 2017 17:18
River Eden
River levels remain above flood alert thresholds. There are scattered showers continuing across the catchment but river levels are expected to fall over the next few hours. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Sep 2017 15:03
River Eden
Persistent, heavy rainfall is forecast this evening Tuesday 12th September and will continue overnight into Wednesday morning. Rivers and lakes will react to the rain and are forecast to rise throughout the night. River levels will be at their highest between 03:00 and 06:00 on Wednesday morning. Remain safe, monitor your local weather conditions and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout and this message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2017 17:53
River Eden
Due to the recent rainfall over the last couple of days, the river levels have started to react. The main area of concern is on the Lower River Eden where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the level to remain high for the next couple of hours. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and we will update this message if the situation changes.