Flood Warning Info - River Wye at Litton Mill

Area Description

River Wye at Litton Mill.
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 23 Feb 2020 04:21
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected imminently. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and the A6 at Buxton. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until midday on 23/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water, 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 this afternoon, 23/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 11:09
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buxton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening. 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 01:20
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 01:30 and 06:00 today, 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. 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 9 Feb 2020 12:59
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Further heavy rainfall is forecast this afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high this afternoon, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. Please avoid contact with flood water and please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, 09/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 00:17
River Wye
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Buxton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Rainfall is forecast to continue until this afternoon, 26/10/2019. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated later this morning, 26/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Oct 2019 20:03
River Wye
River levels are rising at the Buxton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin between late tonight, 25/10/2019, and the early hours of tomorrow morning, 26/10/2019. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Rainfall is forecast to continue until tomorrow afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow afternoon, 26/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 14:36
River Wye
River levels have risen at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is expected imminently. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and the A6 at Buxton. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until midnight on 29/09/19. 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 this evening, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 01:35
River Wye
River levels are now falling at the Buxton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding has reduced. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. 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 in the morning, 01/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 01:24
River Wye
River levels are now falling at the Buxton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding has reduced. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area. 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 in the morning, 01/08/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 16:44
River Wye
River levels are high but steady at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this evening, 31/07/2019. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Further heavy rainfall is forecasted this evening. We expect river levels to remain high until later this evening. 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tonight, 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 13:02
River Wye
River levels are high but steady at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this afternoon, 31/07/2019. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Further heavy rainfall is forecasted this afternoon. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening. 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening at 18:00, 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 07:41
River Wye
"River levels are forecast to rise at the Buxton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is possible to begin between noww and 10:30 today, 31/07/2019. Areas most at risk are Litton Mill, and A6 at Buxton. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 11:00 on 31/07/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated by 13:30 on 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes."