Flood Warning Info - River Irwell at Waterfoot

Area Description

Areas at risk include properties adjacent to the A681 Bacup Road between Holt Mill Road and Spring Gardens Street. Also at risk, Victoria Parade, and parts of Schofield Street and Holt Mill Works.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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

Note
Flood Warning issued on 21 Oct 2017 22:52
Irwell
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 18:00
Irwell
River level are rising rapidly due to the intense rainfall, Rainfall should start to clear in the next few hours