Flood Warning Info - River Wharfe at Burnsall

Area Description

Properties by Burnsall Green and Burnsall Bridge, including The Red Lion pub and holiday homes on the river bank.
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 21 May 2021 13:00
River Wharfe
This flood warning has been issued as river levels have risen as a result of rainfall yesterday and last night. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and land in Burnsall is expected today, Friday 21st May. Areas most at risk are properties by Burnsall Green and Burnsall Bridge, including The Red Lion pub and holiday homes on the river bank. The River Wharfe at Netherside Hall is expected to remain high throughout today. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and stay away from fast moving water. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Nov 2020 00:16
River Wharfe
This flood warning has been issued as river levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on Sunday. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and land in Burnsall is expected imminently, in the early hours of Monday 2nd November. Areas most at risk are properties by Burnsall Green and Burnsall Bridge, including The Red Lion pub and holiday homes on the river bank. The River Wharfe at Netherside Hall is currently expected to peak at 3.8m at around 2am. Please activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers, and stay away from fast moving water. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.