Flood Warning Info - Rivers Wye and Derwent at Rowsley

Area Description

Rivers Wye and Derwent at Rowsley.
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 31 Jul 2019 22:45
River Wye
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.