Flood Warning Info - River Swale at Kirby Wiske

Area Description

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This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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 5 Apr 2018 07:26
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the Rivers Wiske and Swale. The level at Kirby Wiske peaked yesterday and is currently at 2.6m. We may see a slight rise during Thursday 5th April but we expect it to remain below 3m. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 22:39
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the Rivers Wiske and Swale. Levels at Kirby Wiske peaked at 3m today and is currently at 2.6m. We may see a slight rise overnight but we expect it to remain below 3m. Localised showers are forecast across the area tonight. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 15:26
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning remains in force due to high levels on the Rivers Wiske and Swale. Levels at Kirby Wiske peaked at 3m this morning. Localised showers are forecast across the area on Wednesday. We do not expect to see a significant response as a result of this, but as the catchment remains saturated levels are likely to remain high, affecting local access roads and fields. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 13:35
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning has been issued due to rising river levels around Kirby Wiske. Levels at Kirby Wiske peaked at 3m this morning and are starting to fall. Access roads to the village begin to flood at this level. Levels are expected to remain high during Wednesday 4th April. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message accordingly. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 11:26
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning has been issued due to rising river levels around Kirby Wiske. The current level is 3m and has peaked. Access roads to the village begin to flood at this level. Levels are expected to continue to remain high during Wednesday 4th April. Levels upstream on the River Swale are beginning to fall. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message accordingly. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Apr 2018 05:56
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning has been issued due to rising river levels around Kirby Wiske. The current level is 2.84m and is expected to reach 3m between 9 and 10 am this morning. Access roads to the village begin to flood at this level. Levels are expected to continue to rise during the day with current forecasts suggesting a level of 3.5m later tonight, Wednesday 4th April. Levels upstream on the River Swale are beginning to peak. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message accordingly. River levels can be found on the gov.uk website.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 13:11
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning remains in force. The current level at Kirby Wiske where the Wiske joins the Swale is 2.9m and is falling slightly. Rainfall this morning in the upper catchment could cause a slight rise again this evening and levels will remain high overnight. Some flooding of access roads is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 08:45
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning remains in force. The current level at Kirby Wiske where the Wiske joins the Swale is 3m and will remain high today. Some flooding of access roads is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Jan 2018 02:02
River Swale, River Wiske
This flood warning has been issued in response to rising levels on the River Wiske. Levels on the River Wiske are expected to reach 3.0m around 7:00am which will result in road flooding and restricted access to Kirby Wiske. Further rainfall is expected in the area and levels are expected to continue rising throughout Wednesday. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message accordingly. The warning will be re-issued should property flooding be expected. Current river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 20:05
River Swale, River Wiske
This warning remains in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level at Kirby Wiske is 3.2m, and this is expected to peak below 3.3m in the early hours of Friday morning. We do not currently expect the Kirby Bridge road to flood however we will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly. No significant further rainfall is expected and river levels are expected to fall below 3.0m later on Friday.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Nov 2017 11:48
River Swale, River Wiske
This warning has been issued due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level at Kirby Wiske is 2.5m, and this is expected to reach 3m and start to flood access roads at around 2pm on Thursday 23rd November. A peak level of up to 4m could be reached at around midnight before levels start to fall, but this forecast is of lower confidence and we will update this message as new information becomes available. No significant further rainfall is expected but we will continue to monitor the situation.