Flood Warning Info - River Dove at Dovefields Crossing and Saltbrook Cottage

Area Description

River Dove at Dovefields Crossing and Saltbrook Cottage including the Draycott Mill area.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 00:10
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible from 2:00 Tuesday morning, 25/02/20. Further rain showers are possible over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high through Tuesday morning, 25/02/20. 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 activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Call 999 if in immediate danger This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 22:51
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible from Midnight tonight, 24/02/20. Further rainfall is possible over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high through Tuesday morning, 25/02/20. 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 activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Call 999 if in immediate danger This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 21:49
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall last night. Consequently, flooding (of property) is possible tonight, Sunday 23rd February 2020. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and so we expect river levels to remain high into tomorrow, Monday 24th February 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated by 09:00 on 24/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 08:44
River Dove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Aston Bridge river level gauge as a result of the heavy and persistent rainfall over the weekend and are expected to continue to fall today (17/02/20). Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. There is further unsettled weather forecast for the week ahead, so we are continuing to closely monitor the situation, and 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may still be flooded. This message will be updated later today, 17/02/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 00:52
River Dove
River levels remain high at the Aston Bridge river level gauge as a result of the heavy and persistent rainfall recently from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible through the night. The river level is now falling slowly, and is expected to continue falling slowly, into 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 again in the morning (17/02/20), or if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 00:42
River Dove
River levels remain high at the Aston Bridge river level gauge as a result of the heavy and persistent rainfall recently from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible through the night. The river level is now falling slowly, and is expected to continue falling slowly, into 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 tomorrow morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:48
River Dove
River levels remain high at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. 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 tomorrow morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:05
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property is expected imminently. Further potentially heavy rainfall is forecast through to midday (16/02/20). 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 plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 15:44
River Dove
River levels are high but steady at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 09/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 10:16
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is possible today, 08/11/19. No further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high until on 09/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Oct 2019 10:32
River Dove
River levels remain high at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. Consequently, flooding remains possible on roads and farmland. We expect river levels to remain high but no further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 23:30
River Dove
River levels have risen at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is affecting properties, roads and farmland. We expect river levels to remain high but no further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please call 999 if in immediate danger and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 13:00
River Dove
River levels are rising at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout today (26/10/19) 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 1 Oct 2019 17:56
River Dove
River levels remain high at the Aston Bridge river gauge following recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains however further rainfall is not expected tonight. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 02/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Oct 2019 07:30
River Dove
River levels remain high at the Aston Bridge river gauge following recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the afternoon of 01/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow afternoon 01/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:44
River Dove
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Aston Bridge river gauge following recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 4-5 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until the afternoon of 01/10/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 08:52
River Dove
River levels have remained high and steady at the Aston Bridge river gauge due to heavy persistent rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains and flooding of properties is still possible today, 30 September 2019. The level at the Aston Bridge gauge has peaked and will start to fall later this morning. Today, Monday 30 September is expected to be mainly dry before persistent heavy rain is forecast to fall again in the evening and into Tuesday 1 October 2019. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers and move family, pets, possessions, valuables and cars to safety. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 30 September 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Sep 2019 00:16
River Dove
River levels have risen slowly at the Aston Bridge river gauge due to heavy persistent rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains and flooding of properties is possible today, 30 September 2019. The level at the Aston Bridge gauge will peak between 3.18 and 3.28 metres at around 02.00 hours today before beginning to fall. Today, Monday 30 September is expected to be mainly dry before persistent heavy rain is forecast to fall again this evening and into Tuesday 1 October 2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated later this morning, Monday 30 September 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Aug 2019 09:39
River Dove
River levels are high but steady at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Further showers are expected today 01/08/2019, therefore we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast.. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated this evening 01/08/2019.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jul 2019 20:37
River Dove
River levels are high but steady at the Aston Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning 01/08/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast.. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 01/08/2019.