Flood Warning Info - Rivers in Accrington and Oswaldtwistle

Area Description

River Hyndburn, Woodnook & Broad Oak Water, Antley Syke, Pleck, Hynburn, Tinker, Lottice and Whiteash Brooks in Accrington and Oswaldtwistle. Comprising Dunnyshop, Baxenden, Lower Fold, Peel Bank, Barnfield and Little Moor End.
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

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 05:52
River Hyndburn, Pleck Brook, Antley Syke, Hyndburn Brook, Broad Oak Water, Woodnook Water, Tinker Brook, Lottice Brook, Whiteash Brook
River levels have risen at the Milnshaw river gauge as a result of Storm Ciara Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible early today, 09/02/2020. The River Hyndburn, Woodnook & Broad Oak Water, Antley Syke, Pleck, Hynburn, Tinker, Lottice and Whiteash Brooks in Accrington and Oswaldtwistle. Comprising Dunnyshop, Baxenden, Lower Fold, Peel Bank, Barnfield and Little Moor End may be affected. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day , 09/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.