Upper River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck and Derwent Water

Flood Alert

River and Beck levels are currently high in Borrowdale and the level of Derwent Water is forecast to rise at the Lodore lake level gauge as a result of heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected/possible between 14:00 and midnight today,18/12/2018. Flooding is affecting low lying land and roads in the Seatoller, Stonethwaite, Rosthwaite, Grange-in-Borrowdale and Derwent Water shoreline areas. High river and lake levels are possible on the River Derwent, Stonethwaite Beck, Watendlath Beck, Derwent Water and their tributaries. We expect river levels to remain high until early hours on 19/12/2018. Heavy rainfall is forecast to clear Cumbria by 19:00 tonight 18/12/2018. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated Wednesday morning, 19/12/2018, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 2:14pm, Tuesday 18th December.

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.

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