Irish Sea from New Brighton to Hoylake

Warning no longer in force

This Flood Alert has been removed. The risk of flooding from Storm Ciara has now reduced. There is no longer a threat of flooding though standing water and debris may remain. We will continue to monitor the situation and will reissue the alert if necessary.

This information last updated 10:17am, Wednesday 12th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Areas at risk include land at the head of the Wirral from Hoylake to New Brighton and including parts of Leasowe and Wallasey.

Region: North West

Counties covered: Wirral

Watercourses covered: Irish Sea

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Irish Sea from New Brighton to Hoylake.

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

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Coastline at the Head of the Wirral
Sea defences have breached. Areas at risk include Meols and Leasowe.

No current or recent warnings.

River Birket at Meols
Areas at risk include properties on Park Lane, including parts of the Wirral Beech caravan site. Properties on Clevely road and Derwent road are also at risk.

No current or recent warnings.

Arrowe Brook at Moreton West
Areas at risk include land and property adjacent to Arrowe Brook from Saughall Massie Road, to the Railway including property on Meadowbrook, Bermuda Road, Linear Park, Town Meadow Lane, Tern Way, Millhouse Lane, Oakham Drive, Desford and Millhouse C

No current or recent warnings.

Wirral catchment with Heswall, Ellesmere Port, Bebington, Hoylake and Wallasey
The Wirral catchment includes the Rivers Fender and Birkett and Rivacre, Dibbinsdale and Arrowe Brooks and their tributaries. Other locations which may be affected are around Birkenhead, Bootle, Litherland and Crosby

No current or recent warnings.

River Birket at Leasowe
Areas at risk include Pasture Lane, Taran Way North, and Ditton lane. Also at risk are properties off Reed Lane at Reedville Grove, Cornflower way and Bullrush Drive. Wallasey School, Leasowe recreation centre and some property on Twickenham Way.

No current or recent warnings.

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