Flood warning for County Durham

21 November 2016 - Latest news

Durham City Homes have received information from Durham Country Council’s Civil Contingencies Unit regarding a heightened risk of flooding that maybe experienced across County Durham.

A risk assessment is issued daily, which has been classified as ‘yellow’ on Monday and Tuesday for surface water and river flooding.

Throughout today a weather front is moving from the south into northeast England, which is expected to cause widespread heavy rain continuing into Tuesday morning.

Around 20-30mm of rainfall may take place within six hours in some places, with around 30-60mm occurring locally through the whole period.

River levels may be affected from mid-afternoon into early evening on Monday, staying high into Tuesday morning.

The main areas of concern are rapid response areas such as Stockton’s Lustrum Beck, however rivers across the area could be affected by the rainfall.

You can find regularly updated information regarding weather warnings for northeast England on the Met Office’s website.

latest news

Outdoor activities to tackle antisocial behaviour

Funding from one of the north east’s largest housing associations has helped to set up a regular outdoor adventures club in West Auckland. Youngsters in the village have been given new opportunities to enjoy the …

Open days arrive in Coundon and Wheatley Hill

Two open days for low-cost homes are set to hit the villages of Wheatley Hill and Coundon during June. believe housing is opening the doors to properties in both villages to highlight the variety of affordable …

Grant nets new club

A new netball club for east Durham youngsters has been set up thanks to support from a leading housing association. Families have the opportunity to get involved with netball thanks to a new club, founded thanks …

Skip to toolbar