Flood Warning Info - River Foss at Layerthorpe to Foss Islands Road, Stonebow and Piccadilly

Area Description

Homes and businesses in the Foss Basin, Foss Islands and Layerthorpe areas.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 22 Jan 2021 04:52
River Foss
The flood warning for the River Foss at the Foss Basin and Layerthorpe remains in force. River levels on the Foss have peaked at Huntington and are falling. The level of the Foss at Huntington is 2.2m and is expected to continue falling into Friday 22/01/2021. No further significant rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours. The areas most at risk are riverside properties in the Heworth Croft area. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 21:02
River Foss
The flood warning for the River Foss at the Foss Basin and Layerthorpe remains in force. River levels on the Foss have risen at Huntington due to prolonged rainfall. Levels at Huntington have reached 2.7m and are forecast to remain high tonight and tomorrow, Friday 22/01/2021. No further significant rainfall is expected today or tomorrow, Friday 22/01/2021. The areas most at risk are riverside properties in the Heworth Croft area. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed. Please prepare your property, avoid using low lying footpaths and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 13:32
River Foss
The flood warning for the River Foss at the Foss Basin and Layerthorpe is now in force. River levels on the Foss have risen at Huntington due to prolonged rainfall. Levels at Huntington have reached 2.7m and are forecast to peak between 2.7 to 2.8m this afternoon, Thursday 21/01/2021. No further significant rainfall is expected today, 21/01/2020. The area’s most at risk are riverside properties in the Heworth Croft area. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed. Please prepare your property, avoid using low lying footpaths and do not walk, cycle or drive through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.