Flood Alert Info - Lower Dunsforth Access

Area Description

Low lying land and local roads around Lower Dunsforth, including Ings Road, Mary Lane and the Ings.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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

Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 04:07
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent rainfall. River levels are falling below levels of concern but the catchment and surrounding land continue to drain. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible during Wednesday 26/02/2020. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 20:26
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent rainfall. River levels are falling below levels of concern but the catchment and surrounding land continue to drain. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible into Wednesday 26/02/2020. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 11:23
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Tuesday 25/02/2020. Levels have now peaked but will remain high into Tuesday evening. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 03:10
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Tuesday 25/02/2020. We don’t expect levels to be as high as those seen on Saturday 22/02/2020. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 19:15
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent rainfall and melting snow. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible into Tuesday 25/02/2020. We don’t expect levels to be as high as those seen on Saturday 22/02/2020. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 18:11
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Monday 24/02/2020. The level on the river Ure is currently falling. However levels will rise again slightly during the night in response to recent rainfall and snow melt. We don’t expect levels to be as high as those seen over the last weekend. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 10:28
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Monday 24/02/2020. The level on the River Ure is currently falling steadily but further rainfall is expected overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 02:45
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight into Monday 24/02/2020. The level on the river Ure is currently falling steadily but further rainfall is expected overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 20:20
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible Sunday evening 23/02/20. The level on the river Ure is currently falling steadily but further rainfall is expected overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 11:45
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Sunday 23/02/20. The level on the river Ure is currently steady but will continue to rise and fall over the next few days in response to further forecast rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. 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 Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 03:34
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ure remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Sunday 23/02/20. The level at Boroughbridge is 15.2m and has peaked. Levels are falling but will remain high on Sunday 23/02/20. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. 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 Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 20:15
River Ure
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the River Ure have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Saturday evening 22/02/2020. The Level at Boroughbridge is currently expected to peak between 15.3m and 15.5m on Saturday evening 22/02/20. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the forecast and this message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 19:30
River Ure
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the River Ure have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Saturday evening 22/02/2020. The Level at Boroughbridge is currently expected to peak between 15.1m and 15.3m on Saturday evening 22/02/20. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the forecast and this message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 18:50
River Ure
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the River Ure have risen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Saturday evening 22/02/2020. The current level at Boroughbridge is 15.15m and levels are forecast to peak during Saturday evening. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the forecast and this message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:36
River Ure
The flood alert for the Lower Dunsforth Access remains in force though the situation is improving. The current level of the River Ure at Westwick Weir is 1.3m and falling. The current level at Boroughbridge is 14.1m. Levels are forecast to continue to fall through the rest of today Monday, 17/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and 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 Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 10:06
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the River Ure at Westwick Weir is 1.6m and falling. The current level at Boroughbridge is 14.6m and falling throughout Monday 17/02/20. Access roads into Lower Dunsforth are likely to be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and 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 Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 02:21
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the River Ure at Westwick Weir is 2.8m and falling. The current level at Boroughbridge is 15.4m, and is forecast to fall overnight and into Monday. Access roads into Lower Dunsforth will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and 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 Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:25
River Ure
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the River Ure at Westwick Weir is 2.9m and rising. The current level at Boroughbridge is 15.3m, and is forecast to rise to between 15.35m and 15.5m around midnight on Sunday and fall slowly through Monday. Access roads into Lower Dunsforth will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and 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 Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:46
River Ure
This flood alert has been issued due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level of the River Ure at Westwick Weir is 2.24m and rising. The river level at Boroughbridge is currently 14.6m and forecast to rise to 15.3m by midnight tonight. Access roads into Lower Dunsforth will be affected. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and 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 Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 22:17
River Ure
The flood alert remains in force for Lower Dunsforth Access due to high river levels on the Ure at Westwick Weir. The river level at Westwick Weir is now 1.64m, and is forecast to peak at approximately 1.66m. The river level of the Ure at Boroughbridge is forecast to peak at 13.4m at 2300 hours BST tonight. Flooding of low-lying land and roads remains possible in this area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We are closely monitoring river levels and forecasts and will update this message on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 15:17
River Ure
We are issuing the flood alert for Lower Dunsforth Access due to high river levels on the Ure at Westwick Weir. The river level at Westwick Weir is now 1.4m, and is forecast to peak at approximately 1.66m at 2045 hours BST. The river level of the Ure at Boroughbridge is forecast to peak at 13.4m at 2300 hours BST tonight. Flooding of low-lying land and roads remains possible in this area. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We are closely monitoring river levels and forecasts and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2019 09:56
River Ure
River levels on the lower river Ure remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday, 16.03.19. Consequently flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. The river level at Boroughbridge has now peaked and will continue to fall throughout today Monday 18/03/19. Land and access roads around Lower Dunsforth may still be affected by flood water. Our incident staff are closely monitoring the situation. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2019 01:53
River Ure
River levels on the lower river Ure remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday, 16.03.19. Consequently flooding of roads and farmland remains possible. The river level at Boroughbridge has now peaked and is currently falling. Land and access roads around Lower Dunsforth may still be affected by flood water. Our incident staff are closely monitoring the situation. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 17:32
River Ure
River levels remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall in the Ure catchment. The river level at Boroughbridge has now peaked and is currently falling. We expect river levels to remain high through to Monday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and access roads in the Lower Dunsforth area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 13:03
River Ure
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rainfall in the Ure catchment. The level of the River Ure at Boroughbridge is 15m and is peaking around this level between 11am and 2pm today (17/3/2019). . We expect river levels to remain high through to Monday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and access roads in the Lower Dunsforth area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 04:12
River Ure
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rainfall in the Ure catchment. The river level at Boroughbridge is forecast to reach up to 14.8m by around midday on Sunday 17.3.19. We expect river levels to remain high through to Monday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and access roads in the Lower Dunsforth area. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 20:57
River Ure
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rainfall in the Ure catchment. This is causing levels to rise in the lower Dunsforth area. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to remain high into tomorrow (17.3.2019). Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 14:56
River Ure
This flood alert has been issued for the Lower Dunsforth Access because a weather system moving from the west will bring widespread heavy rain from mid-afternoon on Thursday 20/09/2018 until the early hours of Friday morning. We are closely monitoring the situation and will issue updates as the situation changes. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website www.metoffice.gov.uk. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts and be prepared to act on your flood plan.