Rivers Wampool and Ellen

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 3:00pm, Tuesday 21st November.

Flood Warning Area Details

Rivers Wampool and Ellen

Region: North West

Counties covered: Cumbria

Watercourses covered: Rivers Wampool and Ellen

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 Wampool and Ellen.

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

Wiza Beck & Black Beck at Wigton, Station Rd
Properties on and just off Station Rd including The Innovia Factory, Fire Station, Miller Park and Slaters Yard.

No current or recent warnings.

Speet Gill at Wigton, Burnfoot
Properties in Burnfoot including the School, Church, Convent, Strand Terrace, Accrington Terrace, Eastley Terrace and Printfield.

No current or recent warnings.

Other flood risk areas in Wigton
Properties at risk, including Western Bank, Cuddy Lonning, The Brook, The Innovia Factory, The Medical Centre, Beech Croft, Birdcage Walk, Tenters and The Stampery.

No current or recent warnings.

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