Flood Warning Info - River Coquet at Brinkburn and Weldon

Area Description

Properties including, Brinkburn Priory, Weldon Bridge and Weldon Mill.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 10 Aug 2019 19:58
River Coquet
River levels have risen at the Rothbury river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 20:00 today, 10/08/2019 and 05:00 tomorrow, 11/08/2019. Areas most at risk include, Brinkburn Priory, Weldon Bridge and Weldon Mill. We expect river levels to remain high throughout tomorrow, 11/08/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/08/2019, or as the situation changes.