Upper River Irwell catchment with Oldham, Bolton, Rochdale, Haslingden, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall.

Warning no longer in force

The heavy rainfall has now passed and river levels are starting to fall. We are monitoring the situation but the current forecast does not indicate any further impacts today.

This information last updated 1:31pm, Sunday 22nd October.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Upper Irwell catchment includes the Rivers Beal, Roch and Croal, Limey Water and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Farnworth, Whitefield, Little Lever, Radcliffe, Bury, Heywood, Whitworth and Bacup

Region: North West

Counties covered: Greater Manchester and Derbyshire

Watercourses covered: Upper River Irwel

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 Irwell catchment with Oldham, Bolton, Rochdale, Haslingden, Ramsbottom and Rawtenstall..

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 Irwell at Summerseat
Areas at risk include land and property atHamer Terrace, Riverside Drive, Waterside Road, also at risk are properties on Railway Street and North View

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Summerseat, Riverside
Areas at risk include land and properties alongside the river at Summerseat, including some properties on Waterside Road, Riverside Drive and The Island.

No current or recent warnings.

River Irwell at Bury Ground
Properties at risk are in the vicinity of Bury Ground. This includes Lower Woodhill Rd, Webb St, The Bridge Trading Estate and Wellington St.

Recent warnings no longer in force.

River Irwell at Ramsbottom
River bank overtopping is expected. Areas at risk include the firestation, the treatment works, Great Eaves Rd and Athol street. Other areas at risk include Garden Street, Kenyon St, Nuttall Park and Ramsbottom Football and Cricket grounds

No current or recent warnings.

River Roch at Hollins
Areas at risk include land between Fletcher Fold and White Brow, Goshen Sports Centre, Meadway, properties opposite Croft Industrial Estate and some properties on Hampson Mill Lane, Harrow Close and Lawrence Street.

No current or recent warnings.

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