Flooding Is Expected

At the River Douglas at Parbold, along the right bank of the river downstream of the Canal Bridge.

Immediate action required. River levels are rising at the Parbold river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected between 18:30 today and 12:30 tomorrow, 21/01/21.

Flooding is expected to affect low lying properties on the right bank of the Douglas, downstream of the Canal Bridge including Burnside, Bankside, Northdene, Southdene, Westdene, Broadmede and Greenfield Further heavy rainfall is forecast until tomorrow .

We expect river levels to remain high until 12:30 on 21/01/21. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are carrying out weed screen cleaning. Our Incident room is open and we are monitoring the levels. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.

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