Flood Warning Info - River Thrushel from Hayne Bridge to Lifton

Area Description

River Thrushel from Hayne Bridge to Lifton including Tinhay (Old Tinhay and New Road) and Lifton.
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 29 Oct 2021 00:51
River Thrushel
Flooding is expected imminently. Take immediate action. Heavy rain has fallen over the River Thrushel catchment with a further 20 mm of rain expected overnight. This has caused the River Thrushel to rise and the river is forecast to continue rising over the next 2-3 hours. Properties near New Bridge including Bridge Cottage and low lying areas near the river will start to flood first. River levels are forecast to be at their highest in the early hours of Friday morning. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing, and roads could form flow routes. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 10am on Friday or earlier if the situation changes. Our staff are out in the area and will relay information and assist the emergency services and council.