Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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 16 Mar 2019 10:35
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.