Flood Warning Info - River Trent at Stoke on Trent

Area Description

River Trent at Stoke on Trent including Joiners Square, the University and Boothen.
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 12 Aug 2020 22:48
River Trent
River levels are rising at the Hanford Bridge river gauge as a result of localised thunderstorms. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible overnight. Flooding is affecting properties around Campbell Road, Lonsdale Street, Hyde Park Trading Estate, Lytton Street & Staffordshire University campus. Further thunderstorms are forecast over the next 12 hours, with low confidence over exact timing and locations. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/08/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 16:01
River Trent
River levels are high but steady at the Stoke river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting properties around Campbell Road, Lonsdale Street, Hyde Park Trading Estate, Lytton Street & Staffordshire University campus. No further rainfall is forecast. 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 follow advice from emergency services and 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 05:35
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Stoke river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of properties is possible this morning (26/10/2019). Flooding is affecting properties around Campbell Road, Lonsdale Street, Hyde Park Trading Estate, Lytton Street & Staffordshire University campus. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Jul 2019 18:21
River Trent
River levels have risen at the Stoke river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall and further rain is forecast overnight. Consequently, flooding of property is possible, starting at around 07:30 am tomorrow, Sunday 28/07/2019. Flooding may affect properties around Campbell Road, Lonsdale Street, Hyde Park Trading Estate, Lytton Street & Staffordshire University campus. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday and we currently expect river levels to rise until around midday tomorrow. This flood warning is issued as a precautionary measure however, as the amount of rain expected and the exact location and timing of this rainfall is uncertain. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further alerts or warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.