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 9 Feb 2020 10:25
We are issuing the flood warning for the River Swale at Richmond and Easby due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds are forecast through to Sunday afternoon, 09/02/2020. River levels are rising at Lownthwaite Bridge and will continue to rise along the Swale catchment through Sunday. The River Swale level at Lownthwaite Bridge is currently 3.13m and is forecast to reach 3.6m around 11:30am on Sunday. Levels are forecast to continue to rise until mid-afternoon, with the current forecast peaking around 4.2m. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this in 8 hours or as the situation changes.