Flood Alert Info - River Churnet and River Tean

Area Description

Low-lying land and roads between Leek and Rocester on the River Churnet and between Adderley and Spath on the River Tean including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
Get a Flood Insurance Quote
for your Home or Business
There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
Download the Flood Assist App
Download the Flood Assist App to view current flood warnings, check your flood risk, and create your digital flood action plan.
Sign up for Live Flood Warnings & Alerts
Sign up to receive live flood warning and alert updates for your location using data from the Environment Agency, SEPA and NRW.

Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
We can provide a Flood Insurance Quote for properties in the Stoke-On-Trent area

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 16:22
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but steady at the Flint Mill Cheddleton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning, 11/03/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high but steady until tomorrow morning. 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 tomorrow morning, 11/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 08:56
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising at the Flint Mill Cheddleton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 10/03/2020. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later this evening. 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 this afternoon, 10/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 15:46
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow afternoon. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 18:17
River Churnet, River Tean
Following the overnight persistent rainfall, river levels are now falling slowly at the Leek river level gauge, and are forecast to continue falling slowly throughout this evening and overnight, Saturday 29th February. However, the flooding of roads and farmland is still possible this evening. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Scattered showers are possible this evening. 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 tomorrow morning, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 07:54
River Churnet, River Tean
As a result of the overnight persistant rainfall, river levels are rising slowly at the Leek river level gauge, and are forecast to continue rising slowly throughout the morning, Saturday 29th February. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast through to tomorrow morning. 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 this evening, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 17:59
River Churnet, River Tean
As a result of the persistent rainfall today, river levels are rising slowly at the Leek river level gauge, and are forecast to continue rising slowly over night. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is possible through the night, and into tomorrow (29/02/2020) morning. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast through to tomorrow morning. 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 tomorrow morning, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 15:18
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin between 17:30 and 21:30 today, Wednesday 26/02/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 18:30 today. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 17:06
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high and steady at the Basford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads and farmland is possible this evening Monday 24/02/2020. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further isolated showers are forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to remain high this evening before levels begin to fall again overnight and into tomorrow morning 25/02/2020. 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 tomorrow morning 25/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 09:29
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising quickly at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin this morning, Monday 24/02/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to rise on the River Churnet at Leek until 13:00 today, and at Basford Bridge until 21:00 today, Monday 24/02/20. 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 this afternoon, Monday 24/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 17:02
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high and steady at the Basford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall last night. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to continue through today, Sunday 23rd February 2020. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast overnight so we expect river levels begin rise again 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 avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 24/02/2020, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 09:54
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible to begin this morning, Sunday 23/02/20. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. - Further rain showers are possible over the next 12 hours. 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 this afternoon, Sunday 23/02/20, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 16:42
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning, 23/02/2020. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. 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 23/02/2020 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 16:35
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected rainfall overnight and tomorrow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight, 19/02/2020. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 03:20
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are falling at the Leek river level gauge and surrounding areas, and are forecast to continue to do so today (17/02/20), following the heavy and persistent rainfall from Storm Dennis over the weekend. Consequently, the risk of flooding in the area is reducing. However, there is further unsettled weather forecast for the week ahead. 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. Please remain vigilant in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated later today, Monday 17/02/20, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 16:39
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but steady on the River Churnet River Tean as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis and are expected to remain high for the next few days. Consequently, the flooding of low lying property, roads and land is expected to continue. 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in the morning, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:14
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen on the River Churnet and River Tean as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis and are expected to remain high for the next few days. Consequently, the flooding of low lying property, roads and land is expected to continue. Further potentially heavy rainfall is forecast through to midday, Sunday 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. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in the afternoon, Sunday 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 23:56
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are slowly rising at the Leek river gauge as a result of the rainfall today (15/02/20) from Storm Dennis. Further, potentially heavy, rainfall is forecast overnight and tomorrow (16/02/20), and we expect river levels to rise overnight in response to this rainfall. Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Please stay aware in case Flood Warnings are issued tomorrow that may warn of possible property flooding. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 12:40
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected later this afternoon and overnight. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are issuing this flood alert now to give as much notice as possible. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. The risk of flooding from Storm Dennis is high. Please stay aware in case further flood warnings are issued that may warn of possible property flooding. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:29
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Basford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further heavy showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until tomorrow morning, Monday 10/02/20. 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, Monday 10/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 07:52
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until this evening, Sunday 09/02/20. 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 this afternoon, Sunday 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 16:29
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are expected to rise as a result of forecast heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property, roads and farmland is possible. Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight Saturday 08/02/20 into and throughout Sunday 09/02/20. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas as a result of this rainfall. 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. and stay aware in case further warnings are issued This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2020 16:19
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening, 26/01/20 and overnight into Monday. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast overnight We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight. 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 stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 14:31
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of expected rainfall this evening Tuesday 14/01/20. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We expect river levels to rise this evening and overnight Tuesday 14/10/20 and fall tomorrow Wednesday 15/10/19. 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 tomorrow morning, Wednesday 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 15:29
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to remain high as a result of expected rainfall this evening. Consequently, the risk of flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise this evening Monday 13/01/20. 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 tomorrow morning, Tuesday 14/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 15:57
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 13/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 08:37
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this afternoon and evening. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2020 14:39
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight and into tomorrow morning 12/01/2020. Flooding is likely to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow morning 12/01/2020. 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 12/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 15:47
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge overnight as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight tonight 08/01/2020 and into tomorrow 09/01/2020. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We expect river levels to remain high until Thursday 09/01/2020. 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 tomorrow morning, Thursday 09/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 15:12
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible overnight. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure with further rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 tomorrow morning, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:21
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels main high and are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall last night and today 20/12/2019. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and overnight 20/12/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 21/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 12:44
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels main high and are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall last night and today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight 19/12/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 16:25
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and in the morning of 19/12/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 16:42
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are falling slowly at the Leek river gauge. Rain is forecast this afternoon and overnight. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 08:14
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high and steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 14/12/2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated later this afternoon or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 11:37
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high and steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 13/12/2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 later this afternoon, on 13/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 15:31
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek and Basford Bridge river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 09:38
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this afternoon and overnight. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2019 16:14
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, 12/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2019 08:42
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall yesterday 10/12/2019. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast today, 11/12/2019. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 this afternoon, 11/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 15:31
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight 11/12/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 5 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later this evening. 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 tomorrow morning, 11/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2019 16:33
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening and overnight 07/12/2019. Flooding may effect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure because we expect river levels to remain high overnight. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 09:17
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are falling at the Leek river gauge following recent rainfall. The weather outlook is now improving. 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 today 29/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Nov 2019 06:01
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads between Leek and Rocester on the River Churnet and between Adderley and Spath on the River Tean including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Light rainfall is possible over the next 12 hours. 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 later today on the 28/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 16:45
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of forecast rainfall in the next 12 hours. Consequently, there is a risk of flooding. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads between Leek and Rocester on the River Churnet and between Adderley and Spath on the River Tean including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. 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 tomorrow morning, Monday, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 12:41
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but are falling at the Leek river gauge following heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is likely to be affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours. 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 tomorrow morning, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 01:04
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but peaking at the Leek river gauge following recent rainfall. The weather outlook is now improving but these levels are forecast to continue to stay high over the next 18 hours, and may result in flooding of roads and farmland in the area. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later this morning, 15/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 16:44
River Churnet, River Tean
This Flood Alert is being issued as a PRECAUTION as river levels are forecast to rise overnight in the area, as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today (14/11/2019). Consequently, the flooding of roads and farmland is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning (15/11/19). Further light rainfall is forecast this evening, though is expected to clear during the night. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/11/19, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 16:01
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are rising at the Basford Bridge river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling tomorrow morning, 13/11/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 13/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Nov 2019 09:30
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. River levels are forecast to rise at the Basford Bridge river gauge today, 12/11/19. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 4 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. 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 this afternoon, 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 17:00
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We expect river levels to remain high. 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 tomorrow morning, 12/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Nov 2019 07:22
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 17:52
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated in the morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 15:40
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Basford Bridge river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. 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 tomorrow morning, 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 06:00
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We expect river levels to remain high. 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. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 16:40
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 08/11/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 08:47
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later this morning. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We expect river levels to rise until later this evening. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 16:05
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected rainfall tonight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected from 06:00 tomorrow morning, 07/11/19. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Thursday, 07/11/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 07/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 12:38
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are falling in the Upper Dove, the Lower Dove tributaries and the Rivers Hamps and Manifold areas. The river levels have peaked on the River Churnet and the Lower Dove area as the flood water moves down the river catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 19:27
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are falling in the Upper Dove, the Lower Dove tributaries and the Rivers Hamps and Manifold areas. The river levels are peaking on the River Churnet but are still rising in the Lower Dove area as the flood water moves down the river catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. 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 avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 27/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 08:14
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Flooding may be affecting low-lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue to rise 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 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 this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 12:38
River Churnet, River Tean
This Flood Alert is being issued as a precautionary measure following the forecast of heavy persistent rainfall, with the possibility of isolated heavier downpours across this area. This is expected to occur from this afternoon (Friday 25th October) and overnight until Saturday afternoon (26th October). However, there is uncertainty over the amount of rainfall expected. River and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 17:48
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible later this evening and overnight. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 tomorrow morning, 07/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 21:24
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall over the next 12 hours. Consequently, we expect river levels to rise and flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning 06/10/2019. Flooding is expected to affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast and liaising with emergency services. 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 tomorrow morning 06/10/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 07:55
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek and Basford Bridge river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is possible over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 14:22
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek and Basford Bridge river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible from 18:30 today, 30/09/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet, the River Tean and Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising at 15:00 on 30/09/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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, 01/10/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 22:34
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are expected to remain high and steady at the Basford Bridge gauge due to persistent heavy rainfall over the last 24 hours. Flooding of roads and farmland remains. Flooding of property is not expected. Tomorrow, 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. We expect river levels to fall then rise again with this further forecasted rain. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. 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 tomorrow morning, Monday 30 September 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 08:04
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Basford Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall last night Saturday 28 September and the early hours of this morning, Sunday 29 September. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later today, Sunday 29 September 2019. At the moment no flooding of property is expected. Further heavy showers are forecast throughout today and we expect river levels to remain high. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been out clearing trash screens. 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 this evening, Sunday 29 September 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 19:37
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall forecast to fall tonight Saturday 28 September and into tomorrow, Sunday 29 September. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow, Sunday 29 September 2019. This Flood Alert is issued at a precaution based on the forecasts. Flooding of property is possible. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been out clearing trash screens. 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 tomorrow morning, Sunday 29 September 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 18:31
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall forecast to fall tonight Saturday 28 September and into tomorrow, Sunday 29 September. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tomorrow, Sunday 29 September 2019. This Flood Alert is issued at a precaution based on the forecasts. At the moment no flooding of property is expected. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been out clearing trash screens. 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 tomorrow morning, Sunday 29 September 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Aug 2019 07:59
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high along the River Churnet following yesterdays heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland will continue through today, Saturday 17/08/2019. The weekend is expected to be mostly dry with a few isolated showers. We expect river levels to remain high through most of today. 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. This message will be updated by 20:00 on 17/08/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Aug 2019 20:08
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later today, 16/08/2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is possible over the next few hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise overnight but we are not expecting flooding to property or the need for Flood Warnings. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens and actively checking river levels and the weather forecast.. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 17/08/2019 or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 21:12
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Quixhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 tomorrow morning, 01/08/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jul 2019 12:54
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Quixhill river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 10 hours. We expect river levels to steadily rise until later this evening.We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 this evening, 31/07/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jul 2019 17:31
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur this evening and overnight, but there is low confidence given the unpredictable nature of storms. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. More rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may cause river levels to rise further. 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 tomorrow morning, 31/07/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 16:59
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of sporadic heavy rainfall over the past two days. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still expected tonight (Sunday 28/7/2019). Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. The river level is currently forecast to peak overnight, after which the situation is expected to improve. No flood warnings are forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jul 2019 12:01
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen and are forecast to continue to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall yesterday and heavy rain today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland has occurred this morning. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast today and over the next few days. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location and timing of this rainfall. 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 in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jul 2019 18:12
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of rainfall today and heavy rain forecast overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland may start at around 7am tomorrow, Sunday 28/07/2019. Flooding may affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected overnight and the exact location and timing of this rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jun 2019 15:41
River Churnet, River Tean
This flood alert has been issued as a precautionary measure as heavy rain and thunderstorms have been forecast for this area overnight (in the early hours of Wednesday 19th June 2019). There is uncertainty however, over the amount of rainfall expected and the exact location of these thunderstorms. As a result river and surface water flooding may affect these areas. We urge you to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through flood water. We are continuing to actively monitor the situation closely and will issue updates, and further flood alerts and warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local weather conditions and river levels on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Apr 2019 09:56
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Flint Mill Cheddleton and Basford Bridge river gauges as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and will remain steady at these gauges, with no further rise forecasted. River levels are forecast to continue rising further downstream at the Quixhill river gauge. 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 this afternoon, 28/04/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Apr 2019 19:54
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are rising at the Leek river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin 21:00 today, 27/04/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 20:00 on 28/04/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 28/04/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Apr 2019 19:22
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Liverpool Road river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 20:00 today, 27/04/19. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Trent between Norton Green and Darlaston including Stoke on Trent, Lyme Brook between Newcastle under Lyme and Hanford, Fowlea Brook at Stoke on Trent and Ford Green Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 7 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until 10:00 tomorrow, 28/04/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 28/04/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 20:16
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are falling at the Leek river gauge following today’s rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. No further rainfall is forecast overnight. River levels are falling, but still pose a risk, therefore 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. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 11:34
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high at the Leek river gauge as a result of last night’s rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Scattered showers are forecast today and we expect river levels to remain high until later this evening. 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. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be updated later this afternoon, 17/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 18:05
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected this evening and overnight. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into tomorrow. 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. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2019 10:43
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are high but steady at the Leek river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. River levels have peaked and will remain steady, with no further rise forecasted. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 19:05
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are slowing falling but remain high at the Leek river gauge as a result of this mornings rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels, clearing any blockages and monitoring 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 tomorrow morning, 15/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 07:44
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected this morning and during the afternoon. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. River levels began to steadily rise at 03:00 on 14/03/2019. 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. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels, clearing any blockages and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be this afternoon, 14/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 16:22
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek river gauge as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected in the early hours of tomorrow into tomorrow the morning. Flooding will affect low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We expect river levels to begin rising at 03:00 on 14/03/2019. 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. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are actively checking river levels, clearing any blockages and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 19:09
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Leek river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Unsettled weather and high winds are forecast over the next few days. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels, clearing any blockages and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be updated if and when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2019 12:58
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels have risen at the Leek river gauge as a result of overnight and continuing heavy rainfall. Flooding is affecting low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. Unsettled weather and high winds are forecast over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels, clearing any blockages on the rivers and monitoring the weather forecast. This message will be updated if and when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2019 16:36
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels are forecast to rise at the Leek and Basford Bridge river gauges as a result of expected heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to begin from 01:00 tomorrow, 06/03/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for low-lying land and roads adjacent to the River Churnet between Leek and Rocester and the River Tean between Adderley and Spath including Cecilly Brook at Cheadle. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 06/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 18:34
River Churnet, River Tean
This flood alert has been issued as a precaution based on the forecast. Over the last 12 hours heavy persistent rain has fallen over the River Churnet and Tean catchments which has resulted in river levels rising. Further heavy rain overnight and into tomorrow (Monday 15th October) has been forecasted. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads tomorrow (Monday 15th October) in this area. No flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Remain vigilant as this additional overnight rain may lead to further rises in the river levels and increased flood risk. We will continue to monitor the river levels in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 17:50
River Churnet, River Tean
Heavy persistent rain is expected within the River Churnet and Tean catchment overnight and tomorrow morning. This may result in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. However, no flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Please take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Officers are currently monitoring the situation and will issue further updates when necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 18:32
River Churnet, River Tean
Heavy rain is forecast in the River Dove catchment overnight (Thursday the twentieth of September). This may result in river levels rising further in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect the rain to continue throughout tomorrow (Friday the twenty-first of September) and for river levels to remain raised, however no flooding of properties is expected and Environment Agency staff are monitoring the situation. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:18
River Churnet, River Tean
River levels will remain high for the rest of the day. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. Showers are expected tomorrow. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:11
River Churnet, River Tean
Water levels along the River Churnet and River Tean are steadily rising. Overnight rainfall will see that levels will continue to rise throughout this morning and will remain high for the remainder of today (Monday 2nd April). There may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. Remain vigilant as further rain is expected throughout today, which may lead to further flood risk. We will continue to monitor river levels in this location. At the time of this statement, no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 19:03
River Churnet, River Tean
Rain has continued to fall over the River Churnet and Tean catchments today (Friday 30 March). This has resulted in the River levels rising in these catchments and we expect there to be flooding to low lying land and roads overnight. Further showers are forecast for the next few hours, these may be heavy at times. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor the situation carefully.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 17:17
River Churnet, River Tean
Rain has continued to fall over the River Churnet and Tean catchments today (Monday 12 March). This has resulted in the River levels rising in these catchments and we expect there to be flooding to low lying land and roads this evening. The forecast is for the rain to clear the area this evening, and tomorrow should be predominantly dry. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We will continue to monitor the situation carefully, and we have staff out in the area, working with our professional partners.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 08:45
River Churnet, River Tean
As forecast, overnight rainfall has caused levels to rise on the Rivers Churnet and Tean this morning (Saturday 10 March). Low lying land and roads in the Leek and Basford Bridge areas are most susceptible to flooding this morning. We do not currently expect any property flooding in these areas. There will be further rain and showers through the weekend which may keep river levels elevated. We continue to monitor the situation. Take care near areas of concern and continue to monitor these webpages for further updates.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 15:42
River Churnet, River Tean
We are issuing this flood alert as a precautionary measure as heavy rain is forecast overnight tonight (Friday 9th March) within the River Churnet catchment. This may result in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads in the Leek and Basford Bridge areas early tomorrow morning. No flooding of properties is forecast however, and no warnings are expected to be issued. Further rain is forecast over the weekend and into Monday. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 09:26
River Churnet, River Tean
As a result of the rainfall experienced over the weekend, river levels will remain high on the River Churnet and Tean catchment throughout the day (Monday 22 January). There may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect a dryer day today and river levels will start to fall slowly. No flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 16:49
River Churnet, River Tean
Persistent wintry showers have been experienced within the River Churnet and Tean catchment throughout the day (Sunday 21 January). This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and as a precaution we have issued the flood alert as there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect the wintry showers to continue through the night and for river levels to remain raised until tomorrow morning, however no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2018 08:02
River Churnet, River Tean
Heavy rain has fallen within the River Churnet and Tean catchment overnight.. River levels are rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads later today (Thursday 18th January). We expect further wintery showers today and as a result river levels are expected to continue to rise throughout the day, however no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2018 16:18
River Churnet, River Tean
Heavy rain has fallen within the River Churnet and Tean catchment last night and throughout the day. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area. This alert is being issued as a precaution as levels are expected to continue rising slowly overnight and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We are not expecting any significant in the next 24 hours no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 15:37
River Churnet, River Tean
Heavy rain has fallen within the River Churnet and Tean catchment overnight and throughout the day. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect rainfall to continue through the night and for river levels to remain raised until tomorrow night, however no flooding of properties is expected and no warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are currently monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2017 15:56
River Churnet, River Tean
Rainfall throughout the day has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect no significant rainfall overnight , Sunday 17th December, however river levels will remain raised overnight. No flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 15:37
River Churnet, River Tean
Rain that fell within the Churnet and Tean catchment this morning, has resulted in raised river levels in the area throughout today, and due to increasing levels of snow melt there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. The forecast is dry for tonight although further showers are forecast tomorrow morning and throughout the day. Therefore we expect river levels to remain raised throughout tomorrow, and this flood alert will remain in place overnight. However, no flooding of properties is expected and no flood warnings are expected to be issued. Take care near areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions and the GOV.UK website. We are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 07:09
River Churnet, River Tean
Heavy rainfall overnight, is currently affecting the area. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect a dryer day today , Friday 15th December, however river levels will remain raised for the next few hours. .No flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location. "


Flood Alert issued on 19 Oct 2017 18:01
River Churnet, River Tean
Rain has been falling through this afternoon and is forecast to continue into this evening. This has resulted in river levels rising in this area and there may be flooding to low lying land and roads. We expect the rain to continue throughout this evening and for river levels to remain raised throughout tonight. No flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages in this location.