Flood Warning Info - River Goyt from Marple Dale to Offerton

Area Description

Areas at risk include properties on Dale Road at Marple, Vale Road and Goyt Valley at Romiley and Bongs Road at Offerton..
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 1 Aug 2019 04:19
River Goyt
River levels are now falling at the Marple Bridge 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 16:40
River Goyt
River levels have risen at the Marple Bridge river gauge on 31/07/19, as a result of localised thunderstorms. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for some properties in Marple, Romiley and Offerton. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise and peak at a level of 2.1m between 18:00 and 18:30. 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, 31/07/2019, or as the situation changes.