Rivers Caldew and Petteril

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 to 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 3:15pm, Tuesday 21st November.

Flood Warning Area Details

Rivers Caldew and Petteril from the Lakeland Fells to their confluences with the Eden in Carlisle including Greystoke, Newton Reigny, Plumpton, Stockdalewath, Sebergham and Dentonholme in Carlisle

Region: North West

Counties covered: Cumbria

Watercourses covered: Rivers Caldew and Petteril

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Rivers Caldew and Petteril.

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 Roe and River Ive from Highbridge to Stockdalewath
Robin House, Thistlewood, Highbridge, Ashbridge, Roewath and Stockdalewath.

No current or recent warnings.

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