Flood Warning Info - River Penk at Stafford

Area Description

River Penk at Stafford including Queensville area.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 16 Feb 2020 19:14
River Penk
River levels are high at the Penkridge river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. 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 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 morning, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 13:43
River Penk
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Penkridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties around Rickerscote Road, Silkmore Lane, Silkmore Crescent and Queensville Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain high but are beginning to fall, with no further rise forecasted. 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 evening, Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 05:57
River Penk
River levels have risen at the Penkridge 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 morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 18:45
River Penk
River levels have risen at the Penkridge river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall recently. Consequently, the flooding of property is imminent. Flooding is affecting properties around Rickerscote Road, Silkmore Lane, Silkmore Crescent and Queensville. 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 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.