Flood Warning Info - Swinney Beck at Masham

Area Description

Westholme Road, the Auction Mart, Swinburn Road and Maple Court Nursing Home.
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 1 Mar 2020 06:57
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force in response to high levels on Swinney Beck as a result of localised rainfall. The current level of Swinney Beck in Masham is 0.38m and is continuing to fall slowly. Levels are expected to continue falling slowly during the rest of the day. Areas most at risk are properties along Westholme Road. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our Incident Room is currently open. Please put your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Feb 2020 23:25
Swinney Beck
Levels on Swinney Beck are forecast to rise as a result of localised rainfall. The current level of Swinney Beck in Masham is 0.43m, and we currently expect river levels to peak at 03:30 Sunday 1st March at around 0.58m, before falling slowly during the rest of the day. Areas most at risk are properties along Westholme Road. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our Incident Room is currently open. Please put your flood plan into action and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Feb 2020 07:36
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall. The current level of Swinney Beck in Masham is 0.36m and falling. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. No further significant rainfall is forecast. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 23:55
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall. The current level of Swinney Beck in Masham is 0.44m and falling. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. Areas most at risk are properties along Westholme Road. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 14:55
Swinney Beck
This Flood Warning has been issued as river levels have risen. as a result of localised rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 15:30 today and 06:00 tomorrow, 24/02/20. Areas most at risk are properties along Westholme Road. Current level of Swinney Beck in Masham is 0.41m and rising. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Feb 2020 08:24
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to raised river levels in response to recent rainfall. The current level of the Swinney Beck at Masham is 0.39m and is rising and falling around this level as it responds to local rainfall. Levels will remain high on Sunday 23/02/2020. Areas of concern are Fearby Road, Westholme Road, Leyburn Road, Gun Bank, Quaker Terrace, Silver Street and The Avenue. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and we expect river levels to continue to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. 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 00:41
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to raised river levels in response to recent rainfall. The current level of the Swinney Beck at Masham is 0.35m and is rising and falling around this level as it responds to local rainfall. Levels will remain high on Sunday 23/02/2020. Areas of concern are Fearby Road, Westholme Road, Leyburn Road, Gun Bank, Quaker Terrace, Silver Street and The Avenue. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and we expect river levels to continue to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. 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 16:48
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to raised river levels. The current level of the Swinney Beck at Masham is 0.38m and is rising and falling around this level as it responds to local rainfall. Areas of concern are Fearby Road, Westholme Road, Leyburn Road, Gun Bank, Quaker Terrace, Silver Street and The Avenue. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and we expect river levels to continue to keep rising and then falling. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. 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 08:14
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to raised river levels. The current level of the Swinney Beck at Masham is 0.54m and is undulating around this level frequently as it responds to local rainfall. Areas of concern are Fearby Road, Westholme Road, Leyburn Road, Gun Bank, Quaker Terrace, Silver Street and The Avenue. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are expected to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. 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 00:57
Swinney Beck
This flood warning has been issued due to quickly rising river levels in response to rainfall on Friday (21/02/20). The current level of Swinney Beck at Masham is 0.46m and rising and is expected to peak in the next few hours. Areas of concern are Fearby Road, Westholme Road, Leyburn Road, Gun Bank, Quaker Terrace, Silver Street and The Avenue. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are expected to rise and fall. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. 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 16 Feb 2020 09:16
Swinney Beck
This flood warning has been issued due to heavy rainfall relating to Storm Dennis. River levels have risen and consequently, flooding is likely on Sunday 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties along Westholme Road. The level at Masham Swinney Beck is currently 0.76m but forecast to fall during the afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 23:00
Swinney Beck
This flood warning has been issued due to heavy rainfall this evening relating to Storm Dennis. River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur after 1am on Sunday morning 16/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties along Westholme Road. Rainfall is expected to continue through Sunday. We expect river levels to remain high through this time. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 02:00
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force for Swinney Beck at Masham due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. The level on Swinney Beck at Masham is now 0.3m and is falling although further patchy rainfall is forecast. 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 9 Feb 2020 17:59
Swinney Beck
This flood warning remains in force for Swinney Beck at Masham due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds have caused river levels to rise rapidly. The level on Swinney Beck at Masham is now 0.45m and is now falling although further patchy rainfall is forecast. 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 9 Feb 2020 08:18
Swinney Beck
We are issuing the flood warning for Swinney Beck at Masham due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds are causing river levels to rise rapidly. The level on Swinney Beck at Masham is now 0.35m and is forecast to reach 0.5m at 08:45am on Sunday, 09/02/2020. River levels are forecast to continue to rise, peaking at 0.8m early this afternoon. We are monitoring the situation closely. Our Incident Room is open, and operational staff are out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.