Flood Alert Info - Tyne and Wear Coastal Rivers

Area Description

Coastal Rivers within Tyneside and Wearside from Brier Dene to Castle Eden Burn.

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.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

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.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jun 2017 07:49
Brier Dene Burn, Castle Eden Burn
Heavy rainfall throughout the early morning (21/06/2017) has lead to a rise in river levels in the area. There are no known impacts currently. Further rain is forecast up to midday today (21/06/2017) and we expect rivers to remain high until then. Please avoid walking or driving along riverside roads and footpaths. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message if it changes.