Flood Warning Info - River Tame at Witton and Salford Park

Area Description

River Tame at Witton and Salford Park from Perry Bridge to Star City.
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 16 Feb 2020 07:03
River Tame
River levels have risen at the Brookvale Road river gauge as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, the flooding of property is expected imminently. Further, potentially heavy rainfall is forecast through to midday (16/02/20). We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are actively checking river levels and the weather forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and bridges near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Nov 2019 19:57
River Tame
River levels have risen at the Brookvale Road river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible overnight, 14/11/19. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are checking defences and 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 May 2018 00:03
River Tame
River levels are continuing to rise on the River Tame as a result of the heavy rainfall yesterday (Sunday 27 May). Flooding to roads and properties from surface water is likely as well as significant patches of standing water. Flooding from the River Tame is likely in areas surrounding Witton and Salford Park area. Please remain vigilant and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely and liaising with our professional partners. We will issue Updates, Flood Alerts and further Flood Warnings if necessary. You can monitor your local river levels on the GOV.UK website.