Flood Alert Info - Lower River Ure

Area Description

Low-lying land including agricultural land and local roads in the areas around Masham, Boroughbridge, Aldborough and Bishop Monkton.
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 29 Jun 2020 21:18
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the Lower River Ure remain high due to recent heavy rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads and Roecliffe Caravan Park. Levels are peaking at Westwick Weir and are expected to begin falling very slowly overnight into Tuesday, 30/06/20. Further rainfall is forecast during the week. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 the morning, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2020 15:58
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the Lower River Ure remain high due to recent heavy rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 29/06/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads and Roecliffe Caravan Park. Levels at Westwick Weir remain high but are expected to begin falling overnight into Tuesday, 30/06/20. Further rainfall is forecast during the week. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 29 Jun 2020 07:59
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the Lower River Ure have risen as a result of heavy rain over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected on Monday 29/06/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads and Roecliffe Caravan Park. Further rainfall is forecast on Monday morning so levels may rise further and remain high during Monday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 15 Mar 2020 15:02
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
Rainfall on Saturday night has caused river levels to rise in the lower Ure catchment. No further significant rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours, and our incident staff are monitoring the situation closely. Avoid using low-lying footpaths near watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low-lying roads. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 21:07
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen in response to overnight rainfall. River levels peaked earlier today but will remain high overnight, Thursday 12/03/2020. We do not currently expect to issue any flood warnings at this location over the next 24 hours. However we will continue to monitor the situation closely. Low lying land may remain affected by floodwaters over the coming days. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 15:03
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen in response to overnight rainfall. River levels have now peaked, but are expected to remain high, particularly around Roecliffe and Boroughbridge, throughout today, Thursday 12/03/20. We do not currently expect to issue any flood warnings at this location over the next 24 hours. However we will continue to monitor the situation closely. Low lying land may remain affected by floodwaters over the coming days. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 07:31
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued as river levels have risen in response to overnight rainfall. We expect levels to remain high, particularly around Roecliffe and Boroughbridge, throughout today, Thursday 12/03/20. We do not currently expect to issue any flood warnings at this location over the next 24 hours. However we will continue to monitor the situation closely. Low lying land may remain affected by floodwaters over the coming days. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 10:06
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are returning to normal on the lower River Ure following the rainfall over the weekend, however, further rainfall is expected overnight from Monday and into Tuesday 10/3/2020. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this on Monday afternoon 9/3/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 21:09
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels remain high as a result of rainfall overnight Saturday and into Sunday morning (08/03/20). We do not expect to issue flood warnings, however we will continue to monitor the situation closely. River levels on the lower River Ure are peaking below levels of concern. However, further rainfall is expected on Monday and into Tuesday 10/3/2020. We are monitoring the situation closely. This message will be updated in the morning of Monday 9/3/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 12:22
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This Flood Alert remains in force as river levels continue to rise as a result of rainfall overnight and into Sunday morning (08/03/20). We do not expect to issue flood warnings, however we will continue to monitor the situation closely. River levels on the lower River Ure are expected to peak on Sunday afternoon but below levels of concern. Further rainfall is forecast for Monday and we will update this message accordingly. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 04:14
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are expected to rise as a result of forecast rainfall overnight on Sunday morning (08/03/20) and we are issuing this flood alert as a precaution. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible in the early hours of Sunday morning. We expect river levels to remain high into Sunday morning. We do not currently expect to need to issue flood warnings overnight, however we will continue to monitor the situation closely. River levels on the lower River Ure are expected to peak on Sunday afternoon, and we may need to consider issuing flood warnings for later on Sunday. Further rainfall is forecast for Monday and we will update this message accordingly. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 08/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 20:40
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are expected to rise as a result of forecast rainfall overnight on Sunday morning (08/03/20) and we are issuing this flood alert as a precaution. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible in the early hours of Sunday morning. We expect river levels to remain high into Sunday morning. We do not currently expect to need to issue flood warnings overnight, however we will continue to monitor the situation closely. River levels on the lower River Ure are expected to peak on Sunday afternoon, and we may need to consider issuing flood warnings for later on Sunday. Further rainfall is forecast for Monday and we will update this message accordingly. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 08/03/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 15:36
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels at Westwick Weir. Levels have now peaked across the catchment and will fall slowly throughout Sunday evening, 01/03/20. Further rain showers may occur over the next two days but this is not expected to result in a significant increase in river levels. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which continue to be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 07:57
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
Although the river Ure has now fallen below levels of concern, levels at Westwick Weir are forecast to rise during Sunday to a peak similar to the peak on Saturday (29/02/20). Further rain showers may occur over the next two days. Our Area Incident Room remains open and our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which continue to be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 23:50
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
The river Ure has now fallen below levels of concern and is continuing to fall. Further rain showers may occur over the next two days. Our Area Incident Room remains open and our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which continue to be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:14
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to rising levels on the River Ure. Rainfall overnight on Friday associated with Storm Jorge has caused river levels to rise around Westwick Weir and Boroughbridge. The levels are continuing to rise slowly and are expected to peak late on Saturday evening 29/02/2020. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to stay below 14m. Levels upstream at Kilgram and Masham are now falling. Our Area Incident Room remains open and our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which continue to be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 08:21
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to rising levels on the River Ure. Rainfall overnight on Friday associated with Storm Jorge has caused river levels to rise around Westwick Weir and Boroughbridge. The level is expected to continue rising during Saturday (29/02/20) as rainfall continues. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to stay below 14m. Our Area Incident Room remains open and our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near watercourses. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which continue to be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 05:34
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall and prolonged high flows in the River Tutt, but levels have now fallen. The current level of the River Ure at Boroughbridge is around 12.4m and continues to fall gradually. 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 our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 21:38
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall and prolonged high flows in the River Tutt. The current level of the River Ure at Boroughbridge is 12.7m and levels are receding. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. 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 our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 12:41
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. The current level of the River Ure at Boroughbridge is 13.1m and levels are beginning to recede. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. 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 our incident staff will continue to monitor the situation closely. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 04:07
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. The current level of the River Ure at Boroughbridge is 13.54m. Levels on the River Ure are now falling but remain high. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. 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 our incident staff will 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 20:15
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Levels on the River Ure have peaked at Westwick weir and Boroughbridge are now falling but remain high. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. 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 our incident staff will 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, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Levels on the River Ure have peaked at Westwick weir and Boroughbridge are now falling but remain high. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. 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 our incident staff will 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 03:07
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Levels on the River Ure are rising in response to recent rainfall and melting snow. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. 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 our incident staff will 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 19:14
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Levels on the River Ure are rising in response to recent rainfall and melting snow. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. 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 our incident staff will 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 18:00
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Levels on the River Ure are falling, but will rise again in response to recent rainfall and melting snow. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. 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 our incident staff will 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, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Levels on the River Ure are falling and our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. Further rain is expected to continue into the week. 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 our incident staff will 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 02:11
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected overnight into Monday 24/02/20. The level at Boroughbridge is 14.5m and is falling. Areas most at risk are properties on Milby Island. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. Further rain is expected to continue into the week. 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 our incident staff 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 20:12
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood warning remains in force due to high river levels following recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected on Sunday 23/02/20. The level at Boroughbridge is 14.65m and is expected fall steadily overnight into Monday 24/02/2020. Areas most at risk are properties on Milby Island. Our incident response staff are operating the pumping station on the River Tutt. Further bands of rainfall are expected to continue into the week. 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 our incident staff 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 11:27
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert remains in force due to high river levels following recent bands of heavy rain. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and river levels are forecast to rise and fall in response. Warnings are in force at Masham, Uldwark, Roecliffe and Boroughbridge. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and issue further warnings if necessary. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. Activate any property flood protection products you may have. Our Area Incident Room remains open. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 03:30
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force in response to high river levels due to recent heavy rainfall. The current River Ure level at Kilgram is 2m and falling. Although levels have fallen below levels of concern, further bands of rainfall are expected over the coming days and we expect river levels to rise again 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. The level at Aldwark Bridge will continue to rise on Sunday morning, as levels on the River Ouse rise, keeping the levels high. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the weekend. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels. Stay aware of your surroundings as river levels can rise quickly with little warning. 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, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to ongoing bands of rain crossing this area. The level of the River Ure at Kilgram currently 3.8m and falling. The Level at Boroughbridge is currently expected to peak between 15.3m and 15.5m on Saturday evening 22/02/20. The level at Aldwark Bridge will continue to rise throughout Saturday and into Sunday, as levels on the River Ouse rise, keeping the level high in this area. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the weekend, and levels will rise and fall. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 19:23
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to ongoing bands of rain crossing this area. The level of the River Ure at Kilgram currently 3.8m and falling. The Level at Boroughbridge is currently expected to peak between 15.1m and 15.3m on Saturday evening 22/02/20. The level at Aldwark Bridge will continue to rise throughout Saturday and into Sunday, as levels on the River Ouse rise, keeping the level high in this area. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the weekend, and levels will rise and fall. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 16:53
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to ongoing bands of rain crossing this area. The level of the River Ure at Kilgram currently 3.8m and falling. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to peak around 15.1m from 7pm on Saturday evening 22/02/20. The level at Aldwark Bridge will continue to rise throughout Saturday and into Sunday, as levels on the River Ouse rise, keeping the level high in this area. Further bands of rainfall are expected over the weekend, and levels will rise and fall. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 08:55
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to ongoing bands of rain crossing this area. River Ure levels are forecast to continue rising during Saturday (22/02/20). The level at Kilgram is approaching its peak at just over 4.7m and should begin to fall during Saturday morning. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to peak around 15m late on Saturday. The level at Aldwark Bridge will continue to rise throughout Saturday, as levels on the River Ouse begin to rise, keeping the level high in this area. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 02:18
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to ongoing bands of rain crossing this area. Levels in the upper catchment are rising in response to this rain, and levels on the lower Ure are forecast to continue rising and remain high overnight into Saturday 22/02/20. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 16:47
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to ongoing bands of rain crossing this area. Levels in the upper catchment are rising in response to this rain, and levels on the lower Ure are forecast to rise on Friday evening 21/02/2020, and remain high overnight into Saturday 22/02/20. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 09:00
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as on-going rainfall is expected to cause levels to rise again on the river Ure. Levels peaked in the early hours of Friday morning, 21/02/20 and are continuing to fall. However, further rainfall forecast on Friday afternoon and continuing into Saturday, is forecast to cause levels to rise into Saturday morning, 22/02/20. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 01:11
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to rising river levels in the River Ure. This is a response to rainfall in the upper catchment on Thursday morning. We expect the river to peak in Boroughbridge in the early hours of tomorrow morning (21/02/20) at a level of up to 13.8 m. There is further rainfall forecast on Friday evening into Saturday. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 17:07
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to rising river levels in the River Ure. This is a response to rainfall in the upper catchment on Thursday morning. We expect the river to peak in Boroughbridge in the early hours of tomorrow morning (21/02/20) at a level of upto 13.8 m. There is further rainfall forecast on Friday evening into Saturday. Take care on low lying land and roads near watercourses. Please use the GOV.UK website for current river levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Our Area Incident Room remains open. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 01:49
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to high levels around Aldwark Bridge. River levels upstream of Boroughbridge have now fallen below levels of concern. Levels in this area are forecast to continue to fall overnight on Tuesday 18/02/2020 and into Wednesday. Further rain is forecast this week from Wednesday onwards which may cause levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. 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 Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:48
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to high levels around Aldwark Bridge. River levels upstream of Boroughbridge have now fallen below levels of concern. Levels in this area are forecast to continue to fall during Tuesday 18/02/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Further rain is forecast this week from Wednesday onwards which may cause levels to rise again. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 10:46
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure in particular around Aldwark Bridge. River levels upstream of Boroughbridge have now fallen below levels of concern and are forecast to continue to fall. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. 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 Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 02:46
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure. River levels have now fallen below levels of concern and are forecast to continue falling overnight and into Tuesday 18/02/2020. The flood alert will be removed in sociable hours on Tuesday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 18:40
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure. River levels remain elevated however are falling. River levels are forecast to continue to fall on Monday 17/02/20. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. 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 10:29
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Levels in the Lower River Ure are forecast to fall slowly during Monday 17/02/20. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. 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 02:52
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Levels in the catchment are falling. The current level at Boroughbridge is 15.3m, and is forecast to fall slowly through Monday. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. 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 18:48
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to recent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Levels between Masham and Ripon are falling. 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. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. 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 13:07
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. River levels in the Lower Ure catchment remain high and we expect levels to continue to rise slowly during Sunday 16/2/2020 before peaking late sunday evening. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room is open and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 04:46
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force as a result of rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. River levels in the upper Wharfe catchment remain high and we expect levels to rise further into Sunday 16/02/2020. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room is open and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 15 Feb 2020 18:32
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued as river levels are forecast to rise overnight as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected to start later this evening (Saturday 15/02/2020) and flooding of property is possible overnight into the early hours on Sunday morning (16/02/2020). Areas most at risk are Masham, Ripon and Boroughbridge. Flood Warnings are likely to be issued for these areas. Further heavy rainfall is forecast in two bands overnight Saturday 15/02/2020. We expect river levels to keep rising overnight Saturday 15/02/2020 and into Sunday 16/02/2020. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 05:27
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels at Boroughbridge and Westwick Weir have peaked and are falling slowly. 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 Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 21:30
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels at Boroughbridge and Westwick Weir have peaked and are falling slowly, but will remain high overnight. 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 Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 13:36
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels at Boroughbridge and Westwick Weir have now peaked and are falling slowly, but will remain high on Monday 10/02/2020. 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 Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 01:18
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels are high and still rising and expected to peak Boroughbridge. River levels are expected to begin falling on Monday morning 10/02/2020. 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 Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:38
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. There has been widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds on Sunday 09/02/2020. River levels are high and still rising although expected to peak imminently at Kilgram. River levels are expected to begin falling overnight. 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 Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 09:13
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. There will be widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds on Sunday 09/02/2020. River levels are expected to peak on Sunday afternoon, at Kilgram. River levels are expected to remain high along most of the River Ure catchment 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.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 00:37
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. There will be widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds throughout Sunday 09/02/2020. River levels are expected to peak at midday on Sunday, at Kilgram. River levels are expected to be high along most of the River Ure catchment early morning 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.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2020 16:47
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
We are issuing the flood alert for the Lower River Ure due to forecast heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds are forecast from Saturday evening, 08/02/2020 and overnight into Sunday. River levels are forecast to start responding by 0030 hours on Sunday, 09/02/2020 at Kilgram and are expected to peak mid-afternoon. River levels are expected to be high along most of the River Ure catchment early morning into 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 before 2100 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2019 10:35
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower river Ure are rising as a result of the rainfall over the last few days. The river level at Westwick Weir is currently 1.5m and is expected to remain high throughout the morning of Monday 9th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. No significant rainfall is forecast today, though more is forecast for Tuesday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 22 Nov 2019 18:52
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
In preparation of the expected river level rise as a result of heavy rainfall we are issuing this alert mainly for the Masham Swinney Beck area. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible from 07:45 and on Saturday, 23/11/19. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point, though due to saturated catchments river levels may react quickly. We are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room and our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 Saturday morning, 23/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 22:17
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
The flood alert remains in force for the Lower River Ure due to high river levels at Westwick Weir. The river level at Westwick Weir is now 1.64m, and is forecast to peak at approximately 1.66m before falling slowly overnight. 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 14:51
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
We are issuing the flood alert for the Lower River Ure due to high river levels 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 11/10/19. Flooding of low-lying land and roads is 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 7 Oct 2019 05:16
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued as a result of rainfall over the weekend which caused levels on the lower River Ure to rise. The level at Westwick Weir has fallen to below 1.2m after peaking on Sunday evening and is expected to continue to fall. The level on the River Ure at Boroughbridge peaked at 13.1m and is now falling. Further rain is forecast over the next few days, which we continue to monitor. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 23:52
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued as a result of rainfall overnight on 06/10/2019 which caused levels on the Lower River Ure to rise. The level at Westwick Weir has fallen to below 1.4m after peaking earlier this evening and is expected to continue to fall overnight. The level on the River Ure at Boroughbridge peaked at 13.1m and is now falling. Further rain is forecast over the next few days, which we continue to monitor. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 16:16
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued as a result of rainfall overnight on 06/10/2019 which has caused levels on the Lower River Ure to rise. The level at Westwick Weir is expected to peak at around 1.5m and levels may be high around Roecliffe caravan park but we do not expect to issue the flood warning. Levels on the River Ure at Boroughbridge are forecast to remain below 13m and therefore are not currently of concern. Flooding of low-lying land and roads is possible during Sunday and into Monday. Further rain is forecast over the next few days, which we continue to monitor. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 09:03
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the Lower River Ure around Aldwalk Bridge. Levels in this area are beginning to fall slowly but will remain high during Wednesday 2nd October. Flooding of low lying land and roads remains possible. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. Levels further upstream are continuing to fall and are not currently of concern. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. We are not expecting further rain during Wednesday but rain is forecast for later this week and at the weekend. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 03:38
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to rising levels following recent rainfall. The level at Boroughbridge has now peaked and is falling. There is a flood warning in force for Roecliffe Caravan Park although levels are falling in this area. The level at Aldwalk Bridge is 3.3m and is expected to peak at this level shortly and fall during Wednesday. Flooding of property is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 22:38
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to rising levels following recent rainfall. Levels at Kilgram and Ripon have peaked and are now falling. Levels at Boroughbridge will continue to rise further. There is a flood warning in force for Roecliffe Caravan Park but we do not expect to issue further warnings in the Boroughbridge area. Levels at Aldwalk Bridge will continue to rise overnight and we are closely monitoring the situation. We expect levels on the River Ure to fall during Wednesday. Flooding of property is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Oct 2019 13:48
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to rising levels following recent rainfall. We expect levels to continue rising during Wednesday. Flooding of property is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 09:57
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are starting to fall in the area. Flooding of roads and farmland remains possible on Monday 30th September. The level at Boroughbridge has peaked, and is now starting to fall, and will continue to fall throughout the day. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and avoid camping in riverside areas. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 01:27
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are falling at Kilgram and Masham. Levels at Ripon Ure bank and Westwick Weir remain high. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remain possible on Monday 30th September. The level at Boroughbridge is rising and is forecast to peak around 14.2m between 6:30am and 7:00am on Monday morning. Levels downstream at Aldwark Bridge are beginning to rise as high water levels move down the river. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and avoid camping in riverside areas. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 00:22
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are falling at Kilgram and Masham. Levels at Ripon Ure bank and Westwick Weir remain high. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remain possible on Monday 30th September. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to reach just over 14m. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and avoid camping in riverside areas. This message will be updated Monday morning 30th September, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 16:51
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels continue to rise on Sunday after a band of heavy rainfall passed over the area overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible throughout Sunday 29th September. Levels at Westwick Weir and Boroughbridge are continuing to rise until the early hours of Monday morning. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to reach 14m. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and event organisers. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers and avoid camping in riverside areas. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 18:17
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels remain high on the lower River Ure as a result of widespread heavy rainfall over the catchment on Saturday 10th August. River levels have now peaked at Westwick Weir and are due to peak at Boroughbridge on Sunday evening. No further significant rainfall is forecast. Consequently, the risk of flooding to low lying land and roads will reduce in the area tonight. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses that may have standing flood water. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this alert on Monday morning (12.08.19).


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 10:47
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels remain high on the lower River Ure as a result of widespread heavy rainfall over the catchment on Saturday 10th August. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads remains possible today 11.08.19. We expect river levels to peak around Westwick Weir on Sunday morning. Levels downstream at Boroughbridge are continuing to rise and a peak is expected to be seen later on Sunday afternoon 11.08.19. Further rain affecting the north of the region could potentially cross into the area during the afternoon & into Sunday night. We do not currently anticipate any impacts but the alert may remain in place through to Monday 12th August as a precautionary measure. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses & plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We are closely monitoring the situation & will update this message on Sunday afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2019 20:50
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower River Ure are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 10th August. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible from Saturday night and into Sunday morning. The River Ure is currently forecast to peak in the upper catchment in the early hours of Sunday morning (11.08.19), however, further pulses of rain could lead to the timing of the peak to fluctuate. We expect levels on the Lower Ure catchment around Westwick Weir and Boroughbridge to begin to rise overnight and remain high until mid-day on Sunday (11.08.19). Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2019 09:48
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
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 continues to fall. Levels also continue to fall at Aldwark Bridge. 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 01:49
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
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. Levels are starting to fall at Aldwark Bridge. 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 17:31
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower river Ure remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday, 16.03.19. Consequently flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday 17/3/19. The river level at Boroughbridge has now peaked and is currently falling. 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 10:41
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the Lower River Ure remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday (16/03/19). Consequently flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday (17/3/19). The level of the River Ure at Boroughbridge is 15m and is peaking around this level at this level between 11am and 2pm today (17/3/2019). 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 08:31
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower River Ure are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday, 16.03.19. Consequently flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday17/3/19. The level of the river Ure at Boroughbridge is forecast to rise to 14.9m by 2pm on Sunday 17 March. 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 05:43
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower river Ure are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday, 16.03.19. Consequently flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible today, Sunday17/3/19. The level of the river Ure at Boroughbridge is forecast to rise to 14.9m by midday on Sunday 17 March. 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 16 Mar 2019 21:16
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower river Ure are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday (16.03.19). At Masham levels have risen steadily through Saturday afternoon and we expect levels to peak overnight into Sunday. At Boroughbridge levels will continue to rise overnight into Sunday and we may see a level of around 14.5m in the morning on Sunday (17.03.19). Consequently flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible from Saturday evening onwards. Our incident staff are closely monitoring the situation. We may need to issue flood warnings. 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 16 Mar 2019 11:02
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the lower river Ure are beginning to rise as a result of heavy rainfall today Saturday 16.03.19. At Masham we expect levels to rise steadily through Saturday afternoon and peak overnight into Sunday. At Boroughbridge levels will continue to rise through Sunday and we may see a level of around 14m in the morning, although a further rise may be possible. Consequently flooding of properties, roads and farmland is possible from Saturday evening onwards. Our incident staff are closely monitoring the situation. We may need to issue flood warnings. 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. We will provide an update this afternoon with more detailed information, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2019 01:00
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall. Consequently, the risk of flooding of low lying roads and farmland still remains on Friday morning 15.03.2019. Levels are forecast to continue to fall through friday but further rainfall is forecast over the next few days, so levels may remain higher than normal. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 14 Mar 2019 17:09
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening 14/3/2019 until the early hours of tomorrow morning. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to remain high until the early hours of Friday 15/03/2019 before beginning to fall. However, further rainfall is forecast over the next few days, so levels may remain higher than normal. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 by 01:00 on Friday 15/03/2019 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2019 16:38
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
Levels on the River Ure are now peaking at Boroughbridge. Levels on the Ure elsewhere, are beginning to fall. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads in the Boroughbridge area. Our incident response staff are operating defences in Boroughbridge and we are closely monitoring the forecast. 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 13 Mar 2019 08:21
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the Ure at Westwick Weir remain steady. Little further rise is expected at Boroughbridge. The River Ure at Westwick Weir has fallen slightly overnight but is expected to rise again through today to reach a similar level to last night. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads in the Boroughbridge area. Our incident response staff are operating defences in Boroughbridge and closely monitoring the forecast. 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 12 Mar 2019 23:53
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the Ure at Westwick Weir remain steady. Little further rise is expected at Boroughbridge. The River Ure is expected to remain high throughout the night and during Wednesday 13th March. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads in the Boroughbridge area. Our incident response staff are operating defences in Boroughbridge and closely monitoring the forecast. 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 12 Mar 2019 16:11
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the River Ure are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying roads and farmland is possible this evening, Tuesday, and overnight into Wednesday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads around Boroughbridge. We expect river levels to rise until around 10pm tonight, Tuesday 12/03/19. After 10pm little further rise is expected, but the river will remain high through the night. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will operate defences in Boroughbridge this evening. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours time or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 16:19
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
River levels on the Ure are rising as a result of last nights heavy rainfall. The level upstream of the weir at Westwick Weir is current 1.48 m and is expected to peak just over 1.6m between 7-8pm this evening (Saturday 9th February). Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 9:30am tomorrow morning 10th February, or as the situation changes. Please avoid using low lying roads or footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 08:39
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force in response to heavy rain in the upper catchment on Friday and Saturday. Levels have peaked throughout the catchment but remain relatively high. The current level at Westwick Weir is 1.15m, and at Boroughbridge is 12.6m, both falling. No significant rainfall is expected in the upper catchment today and river levels will continue falling throughout Sunday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 16:26
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to heavy rain in the upper catchment on Friday and Saturday. Levels around Kilgram are expected to continue fluctuating around 3.0m through Saturday. The current level at Westwick Weir is 1.45m, rising slowly, and at Boroughbridge is 12.4m. Westwick Weir is expected to peak Saturday overnight around 1.55m. Boroughbridge is not currently forecast to exceed 14.0m, again peaking overnight into Sunday. Further rainfall in the upper catchment is expected today, however is not expected to be as heavy as that seen over the last 24hours. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue further updates to this flood alert, or flood warnings where appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Sep 2018 14:54
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued for the Lower River Ure 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.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 10:20
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to rising river levels on Bishop Monkton Beck around Bishop Monkton in response to intermittent heavy rainfall this morning. The current level on Bishop Monkton Beck is 0.50 metres and has been rising steadily. River levels in the wider River Ure catchment have shown a slight response this morning, however remain normal for this time of year. Due to recent rainfall, the catchment remains sensitive to additional rainfall, and we expect to see some response on Tuesday as a band of rain moves across the area. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 03:35
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels in the Roecliffe, Aldwark Bridge and Westwick Weir area. Levels are now falling slowly. Other areas along the Lower River Ure are not currently of concern. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 21:12
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to rising levels in the Roecliffe, Aldwark Bridge and Westwick Weir area. Levels may rise further overnight in response to local rainfall. Other areas along the Lower River Ure are not currently of concern. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:38
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert has been issued due to the levels in Monkton Beck around Bishop Monkton. Levels have been rising in the Beck as a result of rainfall during Monday. Levels may rise further overnight in response to local rainfall. Other areas along the Lower River Ure are not currently of concern. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 19:57
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to a rise in levels on the lower River Ure in response to recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchment. Levels at Westwick and Boroughbridge are rising again after falling earlier today following rainfall in the upper catchment this morning. Levels at Boroughbridge are expected to be similar to those seen overnight, with a peak below 13.5m overnight into Thursday. Levels at Aldwark Bridge have started to rise again and are expected to peak on Thursday morning between 3am and 5am with a peak around 3.0m. We will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 13:03
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to a rise in levels on the lower River Ure in response to recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchment. Levels at Westwick and Boroughbridge are now falling, but a slight rise later this afternoon is expected following rainfall in the upper catchment this morning. Levels could rise back above 13m at Boroughbridge but we do not expect levels to rise higher than they did overnight. We will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 09:32
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert remains in force due to a rise in levels on the lower River Ure in response to recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchment. Levels at Westwick and Boroughbridge are now falling, but a slight rise later this afternoon is possible following rainfall in the upper catchment this morning. We do not expect levels to rise higher than they did overnight but we will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 03:33
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to a rise in levels on the lower River Ure in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchment. The level at Boroughbridge is expected to peak Wednesday morning at 13.5mAOD. Further rainfall is forecast to pass over the area which is likely to keep levels high and may cause a further rise during Wednesday. The diversion channel at River Tutt and pumping station are in operation, and the penstocks and flood gates near Roecliffe Caravan Park have been closed. We will continue to monitor the situation. Current river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 21:10
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to a rise in levels on the lower River Ure in response to recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchment. The river level at Westwick weir is currently forecast to reach 1.5m in the early hours of Wednesday. The level at Boroughbridge is expected to rise to around 13.4mAOD. Further rainfall is forecast to pass over the area which is likely to keep levels high and may cause a further rise during Wednesday. We will continue to monitor the situation. Updates to river levels can be found on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2017 20:15
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert remains in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level at Westwick Weir is 1.6m, has peaked, and now falling. The current level at Boroughbridge is 14.0m, has peaked, and now falling. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2017 17:05
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert remains in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level at Westwick Weir is 1.85m and expected to peak Thursday evening below 1.9m before falling overnight into Friday. The current level at Boroughbridge is 14.0m and is expected to reach between 14.1m and 14.3m on Thursday between 7pm and 10pm before falling overnight into Friday. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2017 08:32
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert is in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level at Westwick Weir is 1.5m and this might rise slightly to up to 1.65m around midday on Thursday before starting to fall. The current level at Boroughbridge is 12.8m and this is expected to rise to up to 13.9m this evening before starting to fall overnight. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2017 20:25
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This alert has been issued due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The rain is expected to continue into the night and levels are now rising steadily on the River Ure. Forecasts of peak river levels are still uncertain, but we currently expect that the level at Westwick Weir will rise from its current level of 0.6m to around 1.5m by 6am on Thursday. It will then continue to rise and could reach up to 2m by midday Thursday. The level at Boroughbridge is currently 10.5m and will rise steadily through the night and could reach up to 14m on Thursday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as forecasts change.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2017 08:49
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
The levels in the Lower Ure have now peaked and will continue falling into Sunday. The Level at Boroughbridge has returned to normal for the time of year, and the level at Westwick Weir will continue to fall throughout the morning. The latest levels can be found in the flood warning information service section of the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2017 17:33
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
Levels in the lower River Ure are rising in response to rainfall on Friday and Saturday morning in the Dales. Levels further upstream on the Ure are now falling. The level at Westwick Weir is expected to continue rising to reach around 1.7m between 8pm and 9pm on Saturday. The level at Boroughbridge is forecast to peak around 13.7m. The latest levels can be found in the flood information service section of the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as more information becomes available.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2017 11:03
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
The levels in the lower River Ure are rising in response to rainfall over the Pennines and Dales during Friday and continuing into Saturday. Rainfall is expected to continue until Saturday lunchtime. Levels further upstream on the Ure are beginning to fall, with Kilgram expected to peak shortly and begin to fall this afternoon. The level at Westwick Weir is expected to rise slowly throughout this afternoon, and the level at Boroughbridge is expected to reach just over 13.6m around 11pm on Saturday night. The latest levels can be found on the flood information service section of the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if more information becomes available


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2017 08:30
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
The flood alert for the Lower River Ure remains in force during Thursday morning. Rainfall during Wednesday led to a rise in the river level around Westick Weir. The river level is now peaking at Westwick Weir and levels should start to fall during Thursday morning. Latest river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2017 07:19
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert still remains out in force. We will continue to monitor the situation carefully.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2017 18:20
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to rainfall experienced in the catchment earlier today. The forecast peak at Kilgram is 3m and the forecast peak at Westwick Weir is 1.6m. The river is expected to rise slowly overnight. We will continue to monitor the situation and update accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Sep 2017 16:16
River Ure, Swinney Beck, Bishop Monkton Beck, River Skell, River Laver, River Tutt, Stainley Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Ure. We expect the level to peak later this evening before beginning to drop overnight. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.