Flood Warning Info - River Mersey at Cheadle Wood and Ford lane

Area Description

Areas at risk include, golf course, club house, footpaths at Didsbury, Ford Lane east of M60, Ford Cottage. Properties on Manchester Rd North of the M60, Cheadle Bridge and Cheadle Wood Farm. Parrswood School playing fields and Broad Oak lane.
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 23 Feb 2020 07:50
River Mersey
River levels are forecast to rise at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible today, 23/02/2020. We believe there is a possibility of flooding to land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. We expect river levels to peak later today. Further rainfall is forecast over night into Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 16 Feb 2020 04:21
River Mersey
River levels have risen at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible between around 06:30 and 12:00 today, 16/02/20. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. Rain is expected to clear later this morning. We expect river levels to peak at around 09:15 on 16/02/20. 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 and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 11:00 on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 14:47
River Mersey
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to reach flood warning level at 3.45pm on Sunday afternoon and peak at 6pm this evening. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Sunday 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 12:01
River Mersey
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Didsbury river gauge. We believe there is still a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. No further significant rainfall is forecast today 08/11/19. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings 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 this afternoon, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 00:24
River Mersey
River levels are beginning to peak at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Rainfall is forecast to clear from around 2am on Friday morning. River levels remain above the flood warning level and will slowly start to drop in the early hours of Friday morning. We believe there continues to be a possibility of flooding to properties close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. 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 7 Nov 2019 19:02
River Mersey
River levels are rising at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. 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 26 Oct 2019 11:58
River Mersey
River levels have risen at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels will peak later this evening and will remain high. Consequently, flooding of property is possible today 26/10/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 00:00
River Mersey
River levels have risen at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible to begin between 01:00 am and 02:00 am tomorrow, 26/10/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. We expect river levels to peak at 05:00am on 26/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue (further) flood warnings if necessary. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 04:57
River Mersey
River levels are now falling at the Didsbury river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding has reduced. Further potentially heavy showers are forecast overnight into Thursday afternoon (01/08/2019). We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning, 01/08/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 16:07
River Mersey
River levels have risen rapidly at the Didsbury river gauge on 31/07/19 as a result of localised thunderstorms. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this evening, 31/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jul 2019 06:11
River Mersey
River levels remain high but are falling on 29/07/2019. We expect rain will be clearing the area throughout the morning. We are monitoring the situation and will provide further updates as necessary.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 19:20
River Mersey
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 and we are expecting the river levels to peak approximately midnight. 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 16:47
River Mersey
River levels have risen at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land and property close to the River Mersey at Didsbury Golf Course and Cheadle Wood. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Saturday 16th March. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood updates 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.