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for Flood warning in force now Whitewell Brook at Piercy and Newchurch from Ashworth Road to Wood Lea Road

Flooding is expected - immediate action required

River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall and are expected to remain high until Friday. Consequently, flooding for properties adjacent to Whitewell Brook from Ashworth Road to Wood Lead Road is possible today, Wednesday 20th January. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring weather forecasts and river levels and will issue further flood warnings if necessary. Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation. This message will be updated tomorrow, Thursday 21st January or as the situation changes.

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