Flood Warning Info - River Churnet at Barnfields

Area Description

River Churnet at Barnfields including Wall Bridge area, Sunnyhills Road and the A53.
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 26 Oct 2019 12:39
River Churnet
River levels are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues. We expect river levels to remain high today (26/10/19) and start falling tomorrow (27/10/19) We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and checking defences. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 02:45
River Churnet
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties is possible early this morning (26/10/2019). 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. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.