Flood Warning Info - River Darwen at Ewood and Waterfall in Blackburn

Area Description

Properties adjacent to the River Darwen, including Ewood Park, Stancliffe Street, Griffin Mill and River Mill.
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 25 Aug 2020 18:13
River Darwen
River levels are rising at the Ewood river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible from 18:30 this evening, 25/08/2020. Flooding is expected to affect properties adjacent to the River Darwen on Stancliffe Street, River Mill and Bower Street. We expect river levels to remain high overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 26/08/2020, or as the situation changes.