Flood Warning Info - River Ribble at Samlesbury, around Brockholes Reserve and Lower Brockholes Quarry

Area Description

Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry.
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


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 21:13
River Ribble
We are expecting further rain this evening, so river levels will remain high. We do not expect there to be any flooding as a result of this further rainfall. Please avoid contact with flood water, plan your routes carefully and continue to action any flood plan. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this warning when the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 12:28
River Ribble
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Ribble at Samlesbury as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible between 14:00 until the evening today, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next several hours. We expect river levels to remain high until this evening on 16/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes