Flood Warning Info - River Mersey at Fletcher Moss and Withington Golf Course

Area Description

Areas at risk include, land adjacent to the River Mersey at West Didsbury, Withington golf course. Also at risk, properties on Stenner lane, Rugby Club, allotments and Fletcher Moss Park..
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 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 adjacent to the River Mersey at West Didsbury and Withington golf course. 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 7 Nov 2019 22:50
River Mersey
River levels are rising at the Didsbury river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is expected this evening on 07/11/2019. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land adjacent to the River Mersey at West Didsbury and Withington golf course. We expect river levels to peak at around 02:00am on Friday morning. 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, 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 29 Jul 2019 06:13
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 19:23
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.