Flood Warning Info - River Derwent at Darley Dale

Area Description

River Derwent at Darley Dale including Stankirk, Flatts Farm and other isolated properties.
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 24 Feb 2020 21:43
River Derwent
River levels remain high but steady at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning on 25/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 18:47
River Derwent
River levels have risen at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening, 24/02/20. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning on 25/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded 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.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 21:26
River Derwent
River levels are high but steady at the Matlock river gauge as a result of rainfall this morning and further rainfall forecast overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 11:44
River Derwent
River levels are rising at the Matlock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible from approximately 13:00 this afternoon, 23/02/2020. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further rainfall is forecast tomorrow morning, 24/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 02:40
River Derwent
River levels have fallen at the Matlock river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please be aware flood alerts may still be in force. This message will be updated in the morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 21:02
River Derwent
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. River levels are falling, but are still above the flood risk threshold. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 tomorrow morning, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 12:33
River Derwent
River levels remain high and rising at the Matlock river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today Sunday over tomorrow. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 03:19
River Derwent
River levels are forecast to rise at the Chatsworth river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between around 05:00 and mid afternoon today, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 5 hours. We expect river levels to rise until midday 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 have a bag ready with vital items like medicines and insurance documents. This message will be updated in 12 hours, 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 Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales 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 02:14
River Derwent
River levels are rising at the Chatsworth river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is imminent. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to continue to slowly rise until 04:00 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 16:19
River Derwent
River levels are forecast to rise at the Chatsworth river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected after 18:00 today, 07/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight into Friday, 08/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 22:13
River Derwent
River levels are high but steady at the Matlock river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding to property remains. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 15:19
River Derwent
River levels are rising at the Matlock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from this evening and overnight, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are Darley Dale, including Stankirk, Flatts Farm, the Square, at Compass Public House, and the B5057 between Darley Bridge, and Two Dales Road. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 27/10/2019. 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 tonight, or as the situation changes.