Flood Warning Info - River Douglas at Parbold, along the right bank of the river downstream of the Canal Bridge

Area Description

Low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas, downstream of the Canal Bridge including Burnside, Bankside, Northdene, Southdene, Westdene, Broadmede and Greenfield.
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 20 Jan 2021 18:14
River Douglas
River levels are rising at the Parbold river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected between 18:30 today and 12:30 tomorrow, 21/01/21. Flooding is expected to affect low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas, downstream of the Canal Bridge including Burnside, Bankside, Northdene, Southdene, Westdene, Broadmede and Greenfield Further heavy rainfall is forecast until tomorrow . We expect river levels to remain high until 12:30 on 21/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are carrying out weed screen cleaning. Our Incident room is open and we are monitoring the levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.