Flood Warning Info - Henmore Brook at Ashbourne

Area Description

Henmore Brook at Ashbourne including Sturston Mill, Ashbourne Town Centre and Henmore Trading Estate.
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


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 01:41
Henmore Brook
River levels have risen at the Agnes Meadow Bridge river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property is expected imminently. Flooding is affecting properties around Sturston Mill, Ashbourne Town Centre and Henmore Trading Estate. Further, potentially heavy, rainfall is forecast through to midday (16/02/20). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 13:47
Henmore Brook
River levels have risen rapidly at the Agnes Meadow Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin within the next hour, Sunday 09/02/20. Flooding is affecting properties around Sturston Mill, Ashbourne Town Centre and Henmore Trading Estate. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to rise into this evening,Sunday 09/02/20 . Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and move family, pets, possessions, valuables and cars to safety and follow advice from emergency services This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.