Flood Alert Info - Upper Derwent in Derbyshire

Area Description

Upper River Derwent and tributaries from Ladybower Reservoir to the River Wye at Rowsley.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 19:13
River Derwent
Levels on the Upper River Derwent are expected to rise in response to heavy rainfall, which will continue overnight. As a result, flooding of low lying agricultural land and roads around Bamford, Leadmill, Curbar, Grindleford, and Rowsley is possible starting in the early hours of tomorrow morning. We urge residents to prepare, remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are closely monitoring the situation. We will endeavour to update this message by Saturday morning or as the situation changes.