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Flooding in Derbyshire

In times of flooding in the county, please check our social media channels for details of road closures, safety advice and current flooding alerts. Please do not drive into flood water or drive on roads that are closed.

Flood warnings

You can find out which areas of the county have a flood warning or flood alert in place. You can sign up to receive warnings by email or text.

Safety advice

We urge people to take the following advice when out and about in Derbyshire:

  • don't try to drive through flood water
  • don't attempt to drive on roads which remain closed
  • don't walk, run or cycle in flooded areas
  • keep your dog on a lead when near to rivers and flood water
  • keep away from the water's edge

You can also get advice on protecting your property from future flooding.

Public transport

When there is flooding there may be disruption to public transport.

For the most up-to-date information, please check with the relevant bus or train operator before you travel.

Health advice

A range of health advice relating to flooding is available from

Financial help

We’ve made £100,000 available to help residents and businesses affected by recent flooding. You can find out more including how to apply to our flood hardship fund.

Find out more

Follow us on Twitter or Facebook, Derbyshire Police on Twitter, Derbyshire Fire and Rescue on Twitter or the Environment Agency on Twitter.

Find out how to contact your local district or borough council.

Pictures of the flood damage

Buttermilk Lane, Doe Lea
Cable Car on the River Derwent
Cable Car River Derwent
Calver, River Derwent
Darley Rail near River Derwent
hay bale in a tree
Landslip at Stanton Lees
Matlock Park on the River Derwent
Matlock Park, River Derwent
Merebrook, River Derwent
Mill Green - River Rother
Mill Green on the River Rother
Peak Rail Bridge, River Derwent
Slip at Stanton Lees
Stanton Lees landslip
Stanton Lees slip