Flood Warning Info - River Swale at Thornton Bridge

Area Description

Road and properties around Thornton Bridge.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 09:05
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible during Wednesday 26/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.75m and levels are expected to remain high during Wednesday 26/02/20. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Feb 2020 02:33
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible during Wednesday 26/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.86m and levels are expected to remain high during Wednesday 26/02/20. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 18:18
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible into Wednesday 26/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.8m and levels are expected to remain high into Wednesday 26/02/20. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 13:15
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible on Tuesday 25/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.8m and expected to rise again on Tuesday afternoon 25/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 04:23
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible on Tuesday 25/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.8m and remaining steady. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 20:30
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible into Tuesday 25/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.8m and remaining steady. Levels are expected to fall very slowly through Tuesday 25/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 11:47
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible on Monday 24/02/2020. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.9m and remaining steady. Levels will remain high on Monday 24/02/2020, but gradually falling into the afternoon. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 04:06
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels on the River Swale remain high, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 5m and remaining steady. Levels will remain high overnight into Monday 24/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Further rain is forecast through the coming week and river levels are expected to rise and fall in response. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 21:03
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels have risen on the River Swale, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. The current level on the River Swale at Crakehill is 5.0m and will remain around this level overnight and into Monday 24/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Further rain is forecast through the coming week and river levels are expected to rise and fall in response. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 12:29
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels have risen on the River Swale, as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. The current level on the River Swale at Crakehill is 5.0m and will remain around this level through Sunday 23/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. Further rain is forecast through the coming week and river levels are expected to rise and fall in response. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 04:27
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force as levels have risen on the River Swale as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. The current level at the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.9m and will remain high on Sunday 23/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties in Helperby. Further rain is forecast during Sunday 23/02/2020 and into the coming week. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 20:21
River Swale
This flood warning has been issued as levels have risen on the River Swale as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. The current level at the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.55m and will continue to rise into Sunday 23/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties in Helperby. Further rain is forecast during Sunday 23/02/2020 and into the coming week . At present there is some uncertainty around the forecast and we are issuing the Flood Warning as a precaution. Our incident room remains open and incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 19 Feb 2020 06:50
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is 4.2m. However, further significant rain is expected late on Wednesday into Thursday. We expect levels to remain high throughout Wednesday 19/02/2020 and into Thursday. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 22:48
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is 4.4m and falling slowly. However, further significant rain is expected late on Wednesday into Thursday. We expect levels to remain high throughout Wednesday 19/02/2020 and into Thursday. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 15:08
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is 4.77m and falling slowly. However, levels are forecast to stop falling and begin rising very slowly on Tuesday evening 18/02/2020 in response to showery rain on the upper Pennines. We expect levels to remain high throughout Tuesday and into Wednesday 19/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Feb 2020 06:38
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is just over 5m and falling slowly. We expect levels to remain high through tuesday 18/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 22:31
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is 5.2m and will remain around this level into Tuesday, 18/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 14:59
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is at 5.3m and will remain around this level through Monday, 17/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected throughout Monday 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Feb 2020 06:29
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at Crakehill is at 5.3m and will remain around this level through Monday, 17/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected throughout Monday 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 22:28
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The level at Crakehill is at 5.3m and rising. We expect the peak to reach a similar level to last weekend over the course of Sunday 16/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected throughout Sunday 16/02/20. Peak levels are expected on Monday morning 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 14:20
River Swale
This flood warning has been issued due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The level at Crakehill is at 5m and rising. We expect the peak to reach a similar level to last weekend over the course of Sunday 16/02/2020. Consequently, flooding of property and farmland is expected throughout Sunday 16/02/20. Peak levels are expected on Monday morning 17/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 10:33
River Swale
This flood warning has been issued due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the River Swale at Crakehill is 4.66m and rising. We expect river levels to rise to similar levels as those experienced last weekend with Storm Ciara. Peak levels are expected on Monday morning 17.2.20. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 23:58
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels at Crakehill are currently 4.6m and have now peaked. Levels are falling slowly but will remain high on Wednesday 12/02/2020 . We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 16:17
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels at Crakehill are currently 4.9m and have now peaked. Levels are falling slowly but will remain high on Tuesday 11/02/2020 and then forecast to rise slowly again overnight into Wednesday. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 11 Feb 2020 07:50
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels at Crakehill are currently 5.1m and have now peaked. Levels are falling slowly but will remain high on Tuesday 11/02/2020. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 22:33
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds caused levels to rise during Sunday and into Monday 10/02/2020. River levels are currently around 5.2m at Crakehill and are forecast to slowly rise to a peak around 5.3m overnight. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 14:55
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds caused levels to rise during Sunday and into Monday 10/02/2020. River levels are currently around 5.1m at Crakehill and are forecast to slowly rise to a peak around 5.3m overnight. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 08:01
River Swale
This flood warning remains in force for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds have caused levels to rise during Sunday and into Monday 10/02/2020. River levels are currently around 4.9m at Crakehill and are forecast to slowly rise through Monday, with a forecast peak level of around 5.3m on Monday evening. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 00:40
River Swale
We are issuing this flood warning for the River Swale at Thornton Bridge due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds have caused levels to rise during Sunday and into Monday 10/02/2020. River levels are currently around 4.3m at Crakehill and could rise to 5.3m during Monday afternoon. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 18 Mar 2019 11:07
River Swale
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. The river Swale at Crakehill peaked late on Sunday evening 17.3.19 and will continue to fall slowly throughout Monday 18.3.19. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have and avoid using low lying roads and footpaths. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 03:29
River Swale
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. The river Swale at Crakehill has peaked late on Sunday evening 17.3.19 and will continue to fall slowly throughout Monday 18.3.19. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. Areas most at risk are properties at Thornton Bridge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have and avoid using low lying roads and footpaths. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 18:45
River Swale
River levels remains high as a result of heavy rainfall. The river Swale at Crakehill is 4.8m and forecast to peak this evening, Sunday 17/3/19. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible overnight, Sunday 17/03/19. Areas most at risk are properties in Thornton Bridge. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have and avoid using low lying roads and footpaths. 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 11:45
River Swale
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. The river Swale at Crakehill is forecast to reach 4.8m at approximately 14:00, and peak at approximately 5.1m from 9pm tonight 17/3/2019. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected today, Sunday 17/03/19. Areas most at risk are properties in Thornton Bridge. We expect river levels to remain high until Monday 18/03/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have and avoid using low lying roads and footpaths. 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.