Flood Alert Info - Lower River Wharfe

Area Description

The Lower River Wharfe, including the riverside footpaths downstream of Pool Bridge.

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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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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

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Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2017 20:57
River Wharfe, Kel Beck, Town Beck, Collingham Beck, Fir Green Beck, Bramham Beck
This flood alert has been issued in response to rising river levels on the River Wharfe due to heavy rainfall on Saturday. Rainfall will continue into this evening before becoming showery later on. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as required.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2017 17:33
River Wharfe, Kel Beck, Town Beck, Collingham Beck, Fir Green Beck, Bramham Beck
Levels in the River Wharfe have been rising due to rainfall on Friday and Saturday morning in the Dales. Levels at Ilkley have peaked and are now falling. The levels at Pool are peaking and are expected to begin falling shortly. The levels at Collingham are forecast to peak at around 3.4m at approximately 9pm on Saturday. 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 12:47
River Wharfe, Kel Beck, Town Beck, Collingham Beck, Fir Green Beck, Bramham Beck
Rainfall during Friday and into Saturday morning has caused the River Wharfe to rise in response. The rainfall is expected to ease off into Saturday lunchtime. The level at Addingham is forecast to peak around 1.95m mid-afternoon on Saturday, with Ilkley reaching 2.25m shortly afterwards. Further downstream Pool is expected to peak around 3.35m after 4pm and Collingham is expected to peak just over 3.8m on Saturday evening. 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 11:18
River Wharfe, Kel Beck, Town Beck, Collingham Beck, Fir Green Beck, Bramham Beck
Rainfall during Friday and into Saturday morning has caused the River Wharfe to rise in response. The rainfall is expected to ease off into Saturday lunchtime. The level at Addingham is forecast to peak around 3.45m mid-afternoon on Saturday, with Ilkley reaching 2.3m shortly afterwards. Further downstream Pool is expected to peak around 3.35m after 4pm and Collingham is expected to peak just over 3.8m on Saturday evening. 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.