Duffield Parish Council

Serving the people of Duffield

Duffield Cemetery Lodge

Assistant Clerk: Jackie Clements
Cemetery Lodge, 43 Hazelwood
Road, Duffield, Belper
Derbyshire DE56 4DQ

Flood Alert

Flood Alert

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.

Flooding is possible for: River Ecclesbourne in Derbyshire.

Be prepared.

River levels are forecast to rise at the Duffield river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin from tomorrow morning, 10/03/20. Areas most at risk are low-lying agricultural land and roads along the River Ecclesbourne around Duffield.

Heavy persistent rainfall is forecast to continue until tomorrow afternoon, 10/03/20. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow night, 10/03/20.

We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are patrolling watercourses in the area.

Please plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses.

This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/03/20, or as the situation changes.

Posted: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 16:33 by Jane Terry

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