Flood Warning Info - River Calder at Whalley, between Accrington Rd, Judge Walmsley Mill and Hackings Caravan Park

Area Description

King Street south of Accrington Road, Princess St, Queen St, and in the vicinity of the Abbey, Judge Walmsley Mill, and Hackings Caravan Park..
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 22:14
River Calder
River levels peaked on Sunday evening and will fall through the night. No further flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation, our incident room is open and will update if the situation changes or on Monday morning.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:04
River Calder
River levels have risen as a result of Storm Ciara Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. Further rainfall is forecast over the next few hours. We expect river levels to remain high until midday 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident rooms are open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 13:42
River Calder
River levels are rising at the Whalley Weir river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 14:30 and 19:00 today, 29/09/19. Areas at risk include King Street south of Accrington Road, Princess Street, Queen Street, and in the vicinity of the Abbey, Judge Walmsley Mill, and Hackings Caravan Park. We expect river levels to remain high until at least 19:00 on 29/09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.