Flood Warning Info - Borsdane and Hockery Brook at Hindley

Area Description

Areas at risk include land adjacent to Borsdane Brook between Rayner Park and Rockingham Drive, Including Platt Lane, Aughton Street, Whitebury Ave and Blackberry Drive. Also at risk, Property next to Hockery Brook Between Wigan Road and Blackberry Drive.
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 9 Feb 2020 11:49
Borsdane Brook
River levels have risen at the First Avenue river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is expected. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for land adjacent to Borsdane Brook between Rayner Park and Rockingham Drive. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the 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 31 Jul 2019 03:45
Borsdane Brook
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are responding very quickly and there is a risk of flooding, with the flood warning threshold met. We expect river levels to peak by approximately 04:30 BST. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.