Lower River Eden

Flood Alert

Heavy and persistent rain is expected across parts of northern England on Wednesday before gradually easing during Wednesday night. Many places will see 25-50 mm of rain, with around 100 mm possible over higher ground. Heavy rain will gradually clear eastwards during Wednesday night. There remains some uncertainty with regards to the exact location of the heaviest rain. Heavy rain will be accompanied by strong winds across many parts of the County. Rivers in Cumbria are currently very responsive to rainfall and river levels have risen as a result of rainfall last night. Levels have risen slightly through today, but will rise again this evening as further rain falls ahead of the main front tomorrow. River response expected from tomorrow morning with main impacts expected tomorrow afternoon and into the evening.

This information last updated 2:57pm, Tuesday 21st November.

Flood Warning Area Details

River Eden and its tributaries from its confluence with the River Irthing through Crosby-on-Eden and Carlisle to the Solway Firth at Rockcliffe

Region: North West

Counties covered: Cumbria

Watercourses covered: River Eden

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Lower River Eden.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Eden at Carlisle, Etterby Terrace and Eden Place
Low lying roads, residential & commercial properties adjacent the rivers Eden & Caldew including areas of Stanwix, Etterby Terrace and Eden Place

No current or recent warnings.

River Eden at Carlisle, Rickerby Village
Low lying roads, agricultural land, residential & commercial properties

No current or recent warnings.

The River Eden and Caldew at Carlisle, Devonshire Walk and West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket
The River Eden and Caldew at Carlisle, Devonshire Walk and West Coast Mainline, Bitts Park, Cricket Club, Sheepmount

No current or recent warnings.

River Eden at Carlisle, Rickerby Park, Swifts and Stoneyholme Golf Courses
Low lying roads and car parks, Residential and commercial properties

No current or recent warnings.

Willowholme Surface Water
Flooding of Willowholme area due to surface water and drainage issues

No current or recent warnings.

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