Flood Warning Info - River Tees at Barnard Castle

Area Description

Properties around Lartington Lane including Flaxfield, The Sills including Ullathorne Rise and Teesdale Road, Bridgegate, Thorngate including Thorngate Place and Thorngate Wynd, The Lendings, River View Park and Abbey Lane.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2022 18:06
River Tees
Levels on the River Tees upstream of Barnard Castle are starting to peak, therefore the river level at Barnard Castle is expected to remain high throughout the evening but will begin falling by 22:00 (Sunday, 20/02/22). Areas most at risk are properties around Lartington Lane including Flaxfield, The Sills including Ullathorne Rise and Teesdale Road, Bridgegate, Thorngate including Thorngate Place and Thorngate Wynd, The Lendings, River View Park and Abbey Lane. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and move family, pets and cars to safety. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. This message will be updated by midnight tonight (20/02/2022), or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Feb 2022 14:01
River Tees
River levels are rising at the Barnard Castle river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 15:30 and 20:30 today, 20/02/2022. Areas most at risk are Properties around Lartington Lane including Flaxfield, The Sills including Ullathorne Rise and Teesdale Road, Bridgegate, Thorngate including Thorngate Place and Thorngate Wynd, The Lendings, River View Park and Abbey Lane. Further rainfall is expected and we expect river levels to remain high for the rest of the day before falling overnight into Monday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are continuing to clear trash screens in the area. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated by 21:00 on 20/02/2022 or as the situation changes.