Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water

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 3:27pm, Tuesday 21st November.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Upper Derwent from Seathwaite to Derwent Water

Region: North West

Counties covered: Cumbria

Watercourses covered: Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water.

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

Keswick Campsite
Keswick Campsite flooding from the lake.

River Greta at Keswick, Main Street, Bank Street and Greta Side
Low lying roads, residential & commercial properties and campsites in Keswick adjacent to the rivers Greta & Derwent including Main Street, Bank Street, Bell St, Greta Side, Otley Rd, Brewery Lane, Stranger St & Heads Rd.

No current or recent warnings.

Elliot Park at Keswick
Properties in Elliot Park affected by surface water.

No current or recent warnings.

River Greta at Keswick, Keswick Campsite, Rugby Club and Quinta
Low lying roads, residential, commercial properties & campsite in Keswick adjacent the rivers Greta & Derwent including Greta Park Rugby Football Ground, Keswick Campsite, Keswick School Sports Field, Keswick Show Field & Playing Field areas.

River Greta at Keswick, Penrith Road and Wordsworth Street
Low lying roads, residential & commercial properties and campsites in Keswick adjacent to the rivers Greta & Derwent including Penrith Road, Wordsworth Street, Greta St & Blencathra St.

No current or recent warnings.

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