Flood Warning Info - River Roch at Littleborough

Area Description

Areas at risk include those from Stubley Mill Road to Carriage Drive. Including properties in the vicinity of Todmorden Rd, Calderbrook Road, the cricket ground, Church St and adjacent roads and Canal Street..
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 9 Feb 2020 10:06
River Roch
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for those from Stubley Mill Road to Carriage Drive. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the 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 8 Nov 2019 00:00
River Roch
River levels have peaked at the Littleborough gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Rainfall is forecast to clear from around 2am on Friday morning. River levels have fallen below the flood alert level however, we are keeping the flood warning out as a precaution. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with current advice. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 14:53
River Roch
River levels are rising rapidly as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding to properties is expected on 07/11/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for those from Stubley Mill Road to Carriage Drive. Further rainfall is forecast over throughout this evening and into the early hours of 08/11/2019. We expect river levels to peak at 9:00pm on 07/11/2019. 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 as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 19:54
River Roch
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are rising and flooding is possible from approximately 21:00. Rainfall is likely to continue throughout the evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 13:46
River Roch
River levels are rising steadily as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible this afternoon Saturday 16th March 2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for those from Stubley Mill Road to Carriage Drive. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood updates if necessary. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.