Flood Warning Info - Burrow Beck at Lancaster, around Canterbury Ave, Cranwell Ave and Bowerham Road

Area Description

Properties on Canterbury Ave close to Burrow Beck..
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 11 Aug 2020 09:16
Burrow Beck
River levels remain high at Burrow Beck as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may affect properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck. We expect river levels to remain high until this afternoon today, 11/08/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 11/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Aug 2020 23:32
Burrow Beck
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burrow Beck river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, flooding could occur between 03:30 am and 09:00 am on 11/08/20, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of thunderstorms. Any flooding is expected to affect properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck. Issue of the Flood Warning is based on current forecast of potential for significant heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected if rainfall is as forecast. We expect river levels to rise until 06:00 on 11/08/20. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and our field operations teams have checked the watercourse for potential blockages clearing any grids or debris screens earlier today. (10/08/2020) Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/08/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Aug 2020 05:07
Burrow Beck
River levels have risen at the Burrow Beck river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible between 05:30 and 10:00 today, 05/08/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck. We expect river levels to remain high until 10:00 on 05/08/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Aug 2020 20:50
Burrow Beck
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burrow Beck river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible from 06:45 tomorrow, 05/08/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck. We expect river levels to remain high until 10:00 tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near rivers. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 05/08/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2020 07:39
Burrow Beck
River levels have risen at the Burrow Beck river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 08:00 and 09:00 today, 20/02/20. As a result properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck may be effected. Further rainfall is forecast until this afternoon, 20/02/20. We expect river levels to remain high until 12:30 on 20/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our Preston incident room is open and our staff are checking defences. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 23:06
Burrow Beck
River levels are forecast to rise at the Burrow Beck river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding could occur between 01:00 and 08:00 on 16/02/20, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of the location of intense rainfall. Properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck may be affected. We expect river levels to remain high until 08:00 on 16/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident room is open. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 07:40
Burrow Beck
River levels have risen at the Burrow Beck river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. this may affect properties on Canterbury Avenue close to Burrow Beck. 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 22 Nov 2017 17:24
Burrow Beck
Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue through this evening and into Thursday morning. Burrow Beck is rising in response to this recent heavy rainfall and has gone through the flood warning threshold. We will continue to monitor through the night and will update if the situation changes.