Flood Warning Info - River Nidd at Pateley Bridge and Bewerley

Area Description

Riverside properties in Pateley Bridge including the Caravan Park and the Cricket Ground.
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 9 Feb 2020 16:38
River Nidd
The severe flood warning for River Nidd at Pateley Bridge has now been downgraded to a flood warning. River levels at Pateley Bridge peaked at 2pm on 09/02/2020. The flood warning remains in force. We are monitoring the situation closely from our Area Incident Room, which remains open. Operational staff have been out on the ground monitoring the situation. No further significant rainfall is expected. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Severe Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 12:22
River Nidd
We are issuing the severe flood warning for the River Nidd at Pateley Bridge due to forecast overtopping of flood defences. River levels are rising rapidly due to heavy rainfall, associated with Storm Ciara. heavy showers are expected to continue through Sunday afternoon 09/02/2020. The river Nidd is forecast to begin overtopping flood defences in Pateley Bridge at about 12:30 this afternoon. The river level is forecast to peak at 5.1m at 2pm on Sunday. This will lead to significant overtopping and may pose a danger to life. There may be fast flowing water where defences are overtopped. Local authorities and emergency services are aware of the situation and are taking appropriate action. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 11:09
River Nidd
We are issuing the flood warning for the River Nidd at Pateley Bridge due to widespread heavy rain, associated with Storm Ciara, overnight on Saturday and continuing on Sunday morning, 09/02/2020, causing rivers and watercourses to rise. We are expecting overtopping of defences at Pateley Bridge at about 11.45am today. The current level of the River Nidd at Pateley Bridge is 3.1m and is forecast to peak at 5.35m at 1.30pm on Sunday 09/02/2020. 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.