LiveFlooding Live: All the latest as flood warnings cover Yorkshire

Storm Christoph is battering Yorkshire today, with flooding expected in a number of areas.

Calder Valley during previous floods in 2019 cc SWNS

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Flooding Live: All the latest as flood warnings cover Yorkshire

Last updated: Wednesday, 20 January, 2021, 09:09

  • Flood warnings across Yorkshire
  • Immediate action required in multiple areas 

Flooding expected at Allerton Ings:

 River levels are rising as a result of the heavy and persistent rainfall associated with Storm Christophe. The spillway at Allerton Ings is starting to operate and the washlands are beginning to fill. We expect Barnsdale Road to flood. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths and roads near watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying land that may be flooded. Please see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. For weather forecasts please see the Met Office. This message will be updated by 16:15 today, 20/01/2021, or as the situation changes.

Map of flood warnings near Leeds:

Flood map near Leeds

More flood warnings in West Yorkshire:

Lower River Calder catchmentLower River Nidd catchmentLower River Wharfe

Wyke Beck, Meanwood Beck and Wortley Beck catchments

Flood warnings in place in Leeds:

 An urgent flood warning has been issued for Collingham as the River Wharfe swells after persistent rainfall.

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