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 14:47
River levels are rising on the River Brun at Burnley as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected/possible from 15:30 until this evening, 16/03/19. Flooding is affecting Mohuiddin International Girls School, Thompson Park and low lying properties on Church Street, Shorey Bank and Netherwood Road.
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.