Flood Warning Info - River Etherow at Charlesworth and Melandra

Area Description

Areas at risk include those adjacent to the River Etherow at Woolley Bridge from the Industrial Estate to the A57 at Potters Road..
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 20 Feb 2022 17:07
River Etherow
River levels are rising on the River Etherow due to heavy rainfall. Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the River Etherow, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around those adjacent to the River Etherow from 5:00 PM on 20/02/2022. We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this warning if necessary. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.