Flood warnings mean that flooding is expected imminently and ‘immediate action is required’.
North Yorkshire has seen the most flood warnings issued so far, with ten in total. These are the latest flood warnings currently in place across Yorkshire.
Low lying properties in the Upper Hull catchment
River Aire at Allerton Ings, Barnsdale Road and Properties
River Aire at Hirst Marsh and West Marsh
River Aire at Newton and Fairburn
River Derwent at Buttercrambe Mill
River Derwent at Stamford Bridge - The Weir Caravan Park and Kexby Bridge
River Hull at Hull Bridge and Beverley
River Ouse at Naburn Lock
River Ouse at York - riverside properties
River Ouse at York - St George's Field and Queen's Staith
These flood warnings also extend to the East Riding of Yorkshire, as well as a further warning for the North Sea coast at Bridlington - Harbour Road and Floral Pavilion.
South Yorkshire has eight flood alerts:
Ea Beck catchment
Lower River Aire catchment
Lower River Don catchment
River Idle in Nottinghamshire
River Trent from Cromwell Weir to Gainsborough
River Went catchment
Tidal River Aire catchment
Tidal River Ouse from Selby to Faxfleet
Leeds has already been battered by bad weather and flooding, with several flood warnings in place across the city.
According to the government’s Flood Information Service, the following advice is issued for flood warnings:
turn off gas, water and electricity
move things upstairs or to safety
move family, pets and car to safety
For flood alerts, the advice is to:
prepare a bag that includes medicines and insurance documents
check flood warnings
The government also recommends that residents who are at risk of flooding should sign up to flood warnings by email, phone or text message.
Residents across Leeds have already been forced to bail water from their homes as floodwaters hit in Wortley.