Flood Warning Info - River Derwent at Ambaston

Area Description

River Derwent at Ambaston.
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 9 Nov 2019 01:25
River Derwent
River levels have risen at the Church Wilne river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Ambaston. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon, 09/11/2019. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated later this morning, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 16:03
River Derwent
River levels have risen at the Church Wilne river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected approximately from 17:30 today, 08/11/19. Areas most at risk are Ambaston. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and liaising with emergency services. Please move family, pets and cars to safety and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes