Warrington warned of possible flooding as high tide was forecast

Residents of Warrington have been warned the town could be affected by flooding after an alert was issued.

The Environment Agency has issued the flood alert for the Mersey Estuary because there is a high tide forecast around 1:45 am Friday morning (October 8).

The alert says the areas most at risk in Warrington during this time are lowlands and roads, including Fiddlers Ferry, Eastford Road, Arpley Bridge and Knutsford Road.

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It reads: “It is possible that river levels affect Arpley Road under the railway bridge. Flooding is possible on lowlands and roads at Fiddlers Ferry, Eastford Road, Arpley Bridge and Knutsford Road.

“River levels may affect Arpley Road under the railway bridge between 2:15 am and 2:45 am on October 8

“We expect higher than normal night tides over the next two days and as a result we may issue further alerts or warnings.

“The weather is expected to be largely calm with light winds and high pressure limiting tidal waves. No significant rain is expected.

“We will continue to monitor the forecast and reissue this alert if necessary.”



A flood alert has been issued for the Mersey estuary at Warrington

Met Office Forecast for Friday, October 8

“The morning mist and low clouds soon give way to a beautiful dry day for Friday, with sunny spells especially further south. Another hot day with lighter winds. Maximum temperature 21 ° C.

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