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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Flooding

Environment Agency - Flood Warning Codes

The Environment Agency operates a three types of warnings that will help you prepare for flooding and take action.

Flood warning codes

Flood Alert - Flooding is possible. Be prepared.

Flood Warning - Flooding is expected. Immediate action required.

Severe Flood Warning - Severe flooding. Danger to life.

For more information on how to act on these flood warnings download the Responding to flood warnings leaflet or visit the Environment Agency flood website.