Flood Warning Info - River Derwent at Ambergate

Area Description

River Derwent at Ambergate.
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 9 Nov 2019 01:16
River Derwent
River levels are falling at the Matlock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Amber gate, including the Hurt Arms Public House, the A6, the Post Office, and Derby Road. Further light rainfall is forecast tomorrow afternoon, 09/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated later this morning, 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 08:39
River Derwent
River levels have risen at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Amber gate, including the Hurt Arms Public House, the A6, the Post Office, and Derby Road. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to rise until mid-afternoon on 08/11/2019. 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 avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 01:09
River Derwent
River levels are rising at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Ambergate, including the Hurt Arms Public House, the A6, the Post Office and Derby Road. Peak levels are likely to be similar to those in 2007. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 5 hours. We expect river levels to rise until around 6am this morning (08/11/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 21:09
River Derwent
River levels are rising at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of Friday, 08/11/19. Areas most at risk are Amber gate, including the Hurt Arms Public House, the A6, the Post Office, and Derby Road. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Friday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.