Flood Warning Info - River Churnet at Rocester

Area Description

River Churnet at Rocester including the Churnet Bridge area.
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 00:28
River Churnet
River levels have risen at the Quixhill river level gauge as a result of the heavy and persistent rainfall recently from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible through the night. The river level is forecast to begin falling slowly during the early hours of the morning (17/02/20). 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 call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 15:22
River Churnet
River levels have risen at the Quixhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this afternoon and evening. 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 call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 17:59
River Churnet
River levels have risen at the Quixhill river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall recently. Consequently, the flooding of property is imminent. Flooding is affecting properties around Quixhill Bridge. No further rainfall is forecast today (26/10/19), however we expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning (27/10/19). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses, and avoid driving through flooded roads. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.