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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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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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 11:07
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.