Flood Warning Info - River Irwell at Strongstry and Chatterton

Area Description

Areas at risk are those adjacent to the River Irwell through Strongstry and Chatterton. Including North St, Strongstry Bridge, Chatterton Rd. Other areas at risk include Areas in the vicinity of, Bolton Rd North, and Cuba industrial estate.
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 08:20
River Irwell
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 those adjacent to the River Irwell through Strongstry and Chatterton. We expect river levels to remain high throughout 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 22:57
River 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 18:44
River Irwell
River Levels are rising rapidly in response to the intense rainfall over the past hour. Rainfall is due to clear the area in the next few hours.