Flood Warning Info - Bessy Brook at Lostock

Area Description

Properties along Sudbury Drive and including parts of Rumworth Road and Regent 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

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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 9 Feb 2020 08:32
Bessy Brook
River levels have risen at the Bessy Brook river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is expected. We expect river levels to remain high throughout 9th February 2020. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Sep 2019 11:33
Bessy Brook
River levels have risen at the Bessy Brook river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties close to the Bessy Brook and Middle Brook confluence. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow evening, 28/09/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are on route to clear the debris screen. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, 28/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Sep 2019 11:20
Bessy Brook


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 15:05
Bessy Brook
River levels have risen rapidly at the Bessy Brook river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties close to the Bessy Brook and Middle Brook confluence. We expect river levels to rise throughout the day due to further rainfall forecasts. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 10:30
Bessy Brook
The river levels on Bessy Brook at Lostock is rising rapidly as a result of the heavy rainfall in the catchment.