River bank overtopping is expected. Areas at risk include Irwell Vale, Aitken Street, Bowker Street, Chapel Terrace, Hardsough Fold, Milne Street and Parkinson Fold..
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:04
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is imminent. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for Irwell Vale, Aitken Street, Bowker Street, Chapel Terrace, Hardsough Fold, Milne Street and Parkinson Fold. We expect river levels to remain high throughout most of Sunday 9th February 2020. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 21 Oct 2017 22:53
The Flood Warning still remains in force, however the rivers are receding below the flood warning level and the worst of the rainfall has passed. Further Showers are expected in the early hours of the morning, though we do not expect the river levels to rise back up to Flood Warning. We will continue to monitor the situation throughout the night and into tomorrow.
Flood Warning issued on 21 Oct 2017 18:11
River level are rising rapidly due to the intense rainfall, Rainfall should start to clear in the next few hours