Flood Warning Info - River Tame at Elford

Area Description

River Tame at Elford including Elford Mill and Stubby Lea Farm.
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 17 Feb 2020 10:50
River Tame
River levels are high but steady at the Hopwas river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding is expected to continue. Flooding is affecting properties around Old Hall Drive, Church Road, Brickhouse Lane, The Garden, The Square and The Beck. Further rain showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, 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 afternoon, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 03:06
River Tame
River levels are continuing to rise at the Hopwas Bridge river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties around Old Hall Drive, Church Road, Brickhouse Lane, The Garden, The Square and The Beck. Further unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the week. We expect river levels to continue rising and then start to fall later today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated later today Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.