Flood Warning Info - Walsden Water and Ramsden Clough at Walsden

Area Description

Properties and mill buildings adjacent to Ramsden Clough in Walsden, including the cricket ground.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

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


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 08:15
Walsden Water
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall from Storm Ciara. A further heavy pulse of rain is causing a sharp river response, raising levels higher than just seen in the earlier peak. Consequently, flooding of property is possible over the next hour today, 09/02/20. Areas most at risk are around Ramsden Street. The Walsden Rochdale Road siren was sounded at 06:30 today, 09/02/20. We expect river levels to continue to rise until midday today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please put your flood plan into action and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. Halifax Road at Callis Bridge has been affected by surface water flooding, so please take care if driving in the area. We will update this message by 16:10 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:32
Walsden Water
After persistent rainfall throughout today, 2nd April 2018, river levels are continuing to rise and are expected to reach a level where flooding is a possibility. The sirens have been sounded. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will provide an update should the situation change from the current forecast. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. If you have a flood plan, please start to use it.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:55
Walsden Water