Flood warnings in place across Rochdale
Date published: 07 November 2019
Flood warning 7 November
Flood warnings are now in place across Rochdale (3pm Thursday 7 November) as flooding is expected.
River levels are rising at the Albert Royds Bridge river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land, roads and farmland is expected this afternoon.
There is also a possibility of flooding for the area from Roch Valley Way to Yorkshire Street and Albert Royds Street.
Further rainfall is forecast throughout the rest of today and into the early hours of Friday.
River levels are expected to peak at around 11.00pm tonight.
Please be aware of your surroundings and keep up to date with the current situation.
There is a possibility of flooding for properties at the north end of Park Road, All Saints Works, Heybrook School, and properties on Hector Ave.
Further rainfall is forecast throughout this evening and into the early hours of Friday. River levels are expected to peak here at 10.00pm.
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