Flood Alert Info - Upper River Douglas

Area Description

The River Douglas from Horwich Star Vale to Appley Bridge including Adlington, Blackrod, Wigan, Standish, and Gathurst.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

Flood Alert issued on 22 Oct 2017 09:08
Upper River Douglas
Rain will continue during the day, easing later this afternoon. We are monitoring river levels closely. Our Operational Teams are out on the ground checking and clearing blockages from rivers.

Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2017 19:37
Upper River Douglas
heavy rainfall has caused Rivers to rise rapidly. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We are monitoring river levels closely and our operational teams are out on the ground checking and clearing any blockages from rivers.