Flood Warning Info - Colne Water at Lenches, around Waterside Industrial Estate and Green Road

Area Description

Commercial premises in Waterside Industrial Estate and Green Road..
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.

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 10:35
Colne Water
River levels are rising at Colne Water at Lenches as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible from 11:45am until this evening, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting Commercial premises in Waterside Industrial Estate and Green Road. 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.