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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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 24 Feb 2020 15:14
River Ribble
River levels are rising at the Samlesbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 17:30 and 20:00 today, 24/02/20. Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry are affected. We expect river levels to peak around 19:00 on 24/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Feb 2020 23:27
River Ribble
River levels have risen at the Samlesbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Friday 21/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible to begin from 02:00 22/02/20. Area's affected Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry We expect river levels to remain high until Saturday Morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated by 10:00 on 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 22:14
River Ribble
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 17:14
River Ribble
River levels remain high at Samlesbury as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Affected areas include Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:05
River Ribble
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 15:36
River Ribble
River levels have risen at the Samlesbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible from 09:00 today, 29/09/19. Areas at risk include Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry. We expect river levels to remain high into this evening. 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 this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 08:21
River Ribble
River levels have risen at the Samlesbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible from 09:00 today, 29/09/19. Areas at risk include Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry. We expect river levels to remain high until 22:00 on 29/09/19. 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 this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Sep 2019 07:49
River Ribble
SITUATION and PHONETIC SITUATION River levels have risen at the Samlesbury river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible from 09:00 today, 29/09/19. Areas at risk include Brockholes Reserve and businesses based at Lower Brockholes Quarry. We expect river levels to remain high until 22:00 on 29/09/19. 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 this afternoon, 29/09/19, or as the situation changes.


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