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 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 16:37
River levels have risen at the Marple Bridge river gauge on 31/07/19, as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties along the river, near the bridge and at Waters Edge.
Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise and peak between 18:00 and 18:30 at 2.1m.
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.