Flood Warning Info - River Nidd at Knaresborough

Area Description

Riverside areas in Knaresborough including Waterside, Abbey Road and part of Manse Lane Industrial Estate.
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 16 Feb 2020 07:51
River Nidd
River levels are forecast to rise to 1.9m as a result of heavy rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible around 11:30am on Sunday 16/02/20. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and businesses of Knaresborough. We expect river levels to remain high until 5:00pm on Sunday 16/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our 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 9 Feb 2020 23:17
River Nidd
This flood warning remains in force due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara causing rivers and watercourses to rise. Water levels at Knaresborough are currently 1.9m and starting to fall. No significant further rainfall is expected and river levels will continue to fall slowly throughout the night. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. 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 13:02
River Nidd
We are issuing the flood warning for the River Nidd at Knaresborough caravan parks due to heavy rain, associated with Storm Ciara, overnight on Saturday and continuing on Sunday morning, 09/02/2020, causing rivers and watercourses to rise. Water levels at Knaresborough are currently 1.6m and forecast to reach 1.9m at 14:45 on Sunday 09/02/2020, peaking around 2.2m at 9pm on Sunday. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. 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.