Flood Warning Info - River Anker at Amington, Tamworth

Area Description

River Anker at Amington, Tamworth including Shuttington Road, Amington Old Hall, Amington Park, Filey, Selker Drive and Whitley Avenue.
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 17 Feb 2020 08:53
River Anker
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Polesworth river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Further rain showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and take photographs of any flood damage and contact your insurance company if you've been flooded This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 15:58
River Anker
River levels are rising at the Polesworth river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to begin imminently. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later this evening. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please move family, pets, possessions, valuables and cars to safety and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated this evening, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.