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Flooding in Derbyshire

Find out more about current flooding in the county, road closures, safety advice and current flooding alerts. Please check before travelling and do not drive into flood water or drive on roads that are closed.

We are continuing to work with other agencies to provide practical support and advice for residents and businesses affected by flooding as the clean-up operation gets underway.

Many local businesses have been affected by the flooding so we urge you to support them by 'shopping local'. A number of festive events are due to take place over the coming weeks and while the majority will be going ahead, please check with the event organiser before you set out.

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

There's been disruption to public transport which may continue over the weekend.

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

Financial help

We've made £100,000 available to help residents and businesses affected by the recent flooding.

Residents who were evacuated or whose homes have been flooded will be eligible to apply for a one-off emergency payment of £104.

Small or micro businesses whose premises were flooded will be eligible to apply for an emergency payment of £300 to help them cope with immediate, short-term loss of income.

Details of how to apply can be found on our flooding page.

Health advice

A range of health advice relating to flooding is available from

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