Flood Warning Info - Burrow Beck at Lancaster, between Newlands Ave, Lentworth Drive and Whinfell Drive

Area Description

Properties on Lentworth Dr, Whinfell Dr, Beechwood Gdns, off Cranwell Ave, Hodder Place, Cork Rd, Canterbury Ave..
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 Lentworth Drive, Whinfell Drive, Beechwood Gardens, Bowerham Road, off Cranwell Avenue, Hodder Place, Cork Road, Canterbury Avenue. 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 Lentworth Drive, Whinfell Drive, Beechwood Gardens, Bowerham Road, off Cranwell Avenue, Hodder Place, Cork Road, Canterbury Avenue Issue of Flood Warning based on current forecast of potential for significant heavy rainfall. Flooding is expected if rain falls as forecast. We expect river levels to rise until 06:00 on 11/08/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have already checked the watercourse and debris screens for potential blockages. 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 06:57
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 possible between 07:00 and 10:00 today, 05/08/20. Flooding is expected to affect properties on Lentworth Drive, Whinfell Drive, Beechwood Gardens, Bowerham Road, off Cranwell Avenue, Hodder Place, Cork Road, Canterbury Avenue 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 9 Feb 2020 07:49
Burrow Beck
River levels have risen as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected around 08:00 Sunday 09/02/20 to Properties on Lentworth Dr, Whinfell Dr, Beechwood Gdns, off Cranwell Ave, Hodder Place, Cork Rd, Canterbury Ave. Further rainfall is forecast through Sunday 09/02/20 morning . We expect river levels to remain high until midday on Sunday 09/02/20 We are closely monitoring the situation, our incident room is open. Our incident response staff are checking defences and clearing weed screens. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 22 Nov 2017 17:27
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.