Flood Warning Info - River Swale at Howe village and by Skipton Bridge

Area Description

Howe village, Bridge End Farm and Bridge Cottages.
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


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 11:02
River Swale
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible on Monday 18/03/19. Areas most at risk are properties in Howe. The level at Maunby has now peaked and is falling slowly, levels downstream at Crakehill will remain high but will start to fall slowly during Monday 18.3.19. Our staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 03:18
River Swale
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible on Monday morning, 18/03/19. Areas most at risk are properties in Howe. The level at Maunby has now peaked and is falling slowly, levels downstream at Crakehill will remain high but will start to fall slowly during Monday 18.3.19. Our staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 18:39
River Swale
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible through to the early hours of Monday 18/03/19. Areas most at risk are properties in Howe. The level at Maunby has now peaked and is falling slowly, but levels downstream at Crakehill will remain high this evening, Sunday 17/3/19 and into Monday, 18/3/19. Our staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 12:27
River Swale
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday 17.3.19. Areas most at risk are properties in Howe. The level at Maunby peaked around 6m and is forecast to fall slowly on Sunday afternoon. Levels downstream at Crakehill will continue to rise slowly until this evening. Our staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 02:06
River Swale
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this morning, Sunday 17.3.19. Areas most at risk are properties in Howe. The level at Maunby is expected to peak soon, but we expect river levels on the lower Swale at Crakehill to keep rising slowly through Sunday morning. Our staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.