Flood Warning Info - River Spodden at Whitworth, North Street

Area Description

Properties adjacent to the River Spodden between Tong Lane and Lloyd Street. Also at risk are properties on Elm Street..
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


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:51
River Spodden
River levels have risen at the Lavington Avenue river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is expected. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the 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 28 Jul 2019 21:36
River Spodden
Due to persistent heavy rainfall, river levels are rising and are expected to peak at approximately 22:00. Rainfall is likely to continue throughout the evening and into tomorrow. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.