Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck

Flood Alert

River levels are high but steady at the Low Nibthwaite river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Therefore the risk of flooding continues. Low lying land and roads in the Dunnerdale, Duddon Bridge, Broughton-in-Furness, Kirkby-in-Furness, Soutergate, Coniston, Ulverston, Dalton-in-Furness and Barrow-in-Furness areas may be affected. High river and lake levels are possible on the River Duddon, Kirkby Pool, Soutergate Beck, Church Beck, Yewdale Beck, Coniston Water, River Crake, Town Beck, Dragley Beck, Poaka Beck, Mill Beck and their tributaries. The heaviest rainfall is clearing the area but further rainfall is forecast throughout today and overnight into tomorrow, 01/03/20. We are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 29/02/20, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 9:13am, Saturday 29th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck and other watercourses, from Coniston to Barrow-in-Furness including low lying areas around Ulpha, Duddon Bridge, Broughton in Furness, Kirkby-in-Furness, Dalton in Furness and Ulverston

Region: North West

Counties covered: Cumbria

Watercourses covered: River Duddon, River Crake, Mill 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 Rivers Duddon, Crake and Mill Beck.

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

There are no other flood warning locations near this area

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