Flood Warning Info - River Wye at Ashford in the Water, Church Street area

Area Description

River Wye at Ashford in the Water, Church Street Area.
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.

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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 09:00
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ashford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today from lunchtime onwards. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling this evening (Monday 24/02/20). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 07:05
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this morning, 23/02/2020. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 23/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 01:52
River Wye
River levels have fallen at the Ashford river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. 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 21:34
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ashford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. River levels are falling, but may still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please 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, 17/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 12:52
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Ashford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 04:35
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 4 hours. We expect river levels to rise until around 06:00 on 16/02/2020. 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 12 Nov 2019 20:28
River Wye
River levels are high but steady at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and checking defences. 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 12 Nov 2019 12:57
River Wye
Due to an updated forecast river levels have started to rise at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and checking defences. 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 8 Nov 2019 02:21
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to continue begin falling this afternoon (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 19:22
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected after 23:00 today 07/11/2019. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight into Friday, 08/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. 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 13:57
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between this afternoon, 26/10/2019, and tomorrow, 27/10/2019. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow 27/10/2019. Peak river levels will be around 19:00 today. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 02:31
River Wye
River levels are falling at the Ashford river gauge but are forecast to rise again after a period of heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 05:00 this morning and into the early afternoon, today, 30/09/19. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. No further rainfall is forecast. 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. This message will be updated later this morning, 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 19:49
River Wye
River levels are forecast to rise at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected between 19:30 this evening and 04:00 tomorrow, 30/09/19. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. No further rainfall is forecast. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 20:27
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 8pm and tomorrow morning, 31/07/2019. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning . We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area and checking defences. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 23:19
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Ashford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Church Street area at Ashford in the Water, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.