Flood Warning Info - River Mersey at West Didsbury and Northenden

Area Description

Properties in West Didsbury and Barlow Moor around Princess Road, Riverside Drive and Mersey Crescent. Also Stanton Avenue to Palatine Road. Also at risk properties in Northenden around Kenworthy Lane on and near to Orchard Road West and Yew Tree 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

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 29 Jul 2019 00:32
River Mersey
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are rising and flooding is possible. Rainfall is likely to continue overnight. 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 28 Jul 2019 22:23
River Mersey
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are rising and flooding is possible. Didsbury flood storage basin will be in operation from 23:00hrs. Rainfall is likely to continue throughout the evening and into tomorrow. 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 28 Jul 2019 21:25
River Mersey
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are rising and flooding is possible. Rainfall is likely to continue throughout the evening and into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation