Flood Warning Info - River Font at Netherwitton and Longshaws Mill

Area Description

Properties and low lying areas around, Cromwell Close, Netherwitton and Longshaws 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 21:44
River Font
River levels have risen at the Nunnykirk river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. River levels are currently dropping but further rainfall is expected throughout the night. Consequently, the risk of flooding to property, roads and farmland remains between 21:30 today, 10/08/2019 and 05:00 tomorrow, 11/08/2019. Areas most at risk are Properties and low lying areas around Cromwell Close, Netherwitton and Longshaws Mill. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Aug 2019 17:36
River Font
River levels are rising at the Nunnykirk river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight and throughout today. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 18:00 and 21:00 today, 10/08/2019. Areas most at risk are Properties and low lying areas around Cromwell Close, Netherwitton and Longshaws Mill. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 this evening, 10/08/2019, or as the situation changes.