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 31 Jul 2019 22:45
River levels have risen at the Ashford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin around 23:30 tonight, 31/07/2019. Areas most at risk are Rowsley, including the A6. Further light rainfall is forecast overnight.
We expect river levels to rise until the early hours of the morning, on 01/08/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area.
Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety.
This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.