Flood Warning Info - River Lune at Halton, adjacent to river from Forgebank Walk to M6 bridge

Area Description

The Boat House, Tithebarn Cottage, Tower House, Church View, Clock House, Forgebank Walk and Mill Lane..
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

  • 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 9 Feb 2020 17:31
River Lune
River levels remain high at Skerton Weir as a result of Storm Ciara. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Affected areas include the Boat House, Tithebarn Cottage, Tower House, Church View, Clock House, Forgebank Walk and Mill Lane. 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 11:02
River Lune
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall from Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to remain high until later today, 09/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Nov 2017 21:54
River Lune
Heavy rainfall is forecast to continue through this evening and into Thursday morning. The River Lune at Halton has risen in response to this recent heavy rainfall and is forecast to go through the flood warning threshold in the early hours of Thursday morning. We will continue to monitor through the night and will update if the situation changes.