Flood Alert Info - Upper River Ouse

Area Description

Riverside footpaths and low-lying land in York and to the south as far as Naburn Lock, including Kings Staith, Queens Staith, and South Esplanade.
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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There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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 Aug 2020 21:42
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels on the Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently at its peak at 2m and is expected to continue to fall slowly overnight into Sunday, 30/08/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 30/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Aug 2020 19:50
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels on the Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently at its peak at 2m and is expected to continue to fall slowly overnight into Sunday, 30/08/20. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Sunday morning, or if the situation changes. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening on Saturday 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Aug 2020 13:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high river levels on the Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently at its peak at 2.1m and is expected to remain high overnight into Sunday, 30/08/20. We are monitoring the situation and will update this message this evening or if the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening on Saturday 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Aug 2020 05:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high but steady as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 1.9m. We expect river levels to slowly rise until late morning on 29/8/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon on Saturday 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 21:47
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York will continue to increase slowly on Friday evening and overnight into Saturday, 29/08/2020 as a result of the rain that has fallen today, Friday 28/08/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 1.6m. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the morning of Saturday 29/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 16:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York are increasing slowly as a result of the rain that has fallen today, Friday 28/08/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 1.21m. There is further rainfall forecast for the rest of today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the evening of Friday 28/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Aug 2020 06:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are forecast to rise during Friday 28/08/2020 due to recent rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 1.22m. We will review whether this alert is still required later this morning. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Aug 2020 21:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rain. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York have been falling slowly throughout Thursday 27/08/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 1.53m. There is further rainfall forecast for this evening and Friday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the morning of Friday 28/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Aug 2020 17:09
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rain. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York have been falling slowly throughout today Thursday 27/08/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 1.74m. There is further rainfall forecast for this evening and Friday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the evening of Thursday 27/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Aug 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are high as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York have been falling slowly overnight and will continue to do so throughout the morning of Thursday 27/08/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder is currently 2.17m. There is further rainfall forecast today and Friday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the afternoon of Thursday 27/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Aug 2020 21:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York have been rising steadily through Wednesday 26/08/2020. The current river level is 2.46m and will continue to increase steadily until around 11pm tonight (Wednesday) when river levels will reach a peak of 2.6m. Levels will then start to fall slowly overnight into Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. The Foss Barrier is ready to be operated if it is required. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the morning of Thursday 27/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Aug 2020 15:38
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. The river levels at the Viking recorder in central York have been rising steadily through Wednesday 26/08/2020. The current river level is 2.26m and will continue to increase steadily until around 11pm tonight (Wednesday) when river levels will reach a peak of 2.6m. Levels will then start to fall slowly overnight into Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. The Foss Barrier is ready to be operated if it is required. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the morning of Thursday 27/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Aug 2020 08:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are low lying land, roads and footpaths. We expect river levels at the Viking recorder in central York to rise steadily through Wednesday 26/08/2020, reaching a peak level of between 2.8m and 3m at around 8pm. Levels will remain high through the evening before starting to fall slowly overnight into Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and checking defences. The Foss Barrier is ready to be operated if it is required. Please do not walk, cycle or drive through flood waters and plan routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on the afternoon of Wednesday 26/08/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.3m and is falling. Levels are forecast to continue falling overnight so we expect to remove this alert on Wednesday morning, 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation. Further rainfall is forecast later this 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.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jun 2020 08:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.7m and is now peaking and will start to fall during the day. Levels will remain high overnight and into tomorrow Wednesday 1/07/20. The Foss Barrier is in operation. 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 this afternoon, or as we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2020 21:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse continue to rise as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 2.46m and rising. Water is expected to get onto Queens Staith this evening and overnight. Levels are expected peak at around 2.9m, mid to late morning on Tuesday, 30/06/20. The Foss Barrier is now in operation. 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 15:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the upper River Ouse have risen as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected on Monday 29/06/2020 and Tuesday 30/06/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 2.2m and rising. Water is expected to get onto Queens Staith during Monday afternoon and evening. Levels are expected to continue rising overnight, early forecasts suggest a peak of between 3.0m and 3.2m on Tuesday morning, 30/06/20, but this is subject to change. The Foss Barrier is likely to be put in place later today. 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 we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jun 2020 11:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the upper River Ouse are rising as a result of heavy rain over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside footpaths and farmland is expected on Monday 29/06/2020 and Tuesday 30/06/2020. The river level at the Viking recorder in York is currently around 1.9m and rising. Water is expected to get onto Queens Staith during Monday afternoon. Further rainfall is forecast this morning so levels will rise further and remain high during Monday and into Tuesday. The Foss Barrier is likely to be put in place later today. Early forecasts suggest a peak of between 3.2m and 3.5m on Tuesday, but this is subject to change. 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 we receive updated forecasts.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 20:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse in York remain high following rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend. The level in York is now falling and no further rise is expected in the next 24 hours. We continue to monitor the situation. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Avoid using low-lying paths near watercourses. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning (17/03/2020), or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 14:06
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse in York remain high following rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales at the weekend. The level in York is now falling and no further rise is expected in the next 24 hours. We continue to monitor the situation. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Avoid using low-lying paths near watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 06:36
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse in York have risen in response to recent rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level in York is 2.4m, and we do not expect any further rise. Levels will start to fall slowly from late morning on Monday 16/03/2020. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Avoid using low-lying paths near watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 20:47
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse in York are rising in response to overnight rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales. We currently expect a peak level of up to 3m between 2am and 3am on Monday 16/03/2020, but we are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message with further forecasts as they become available. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Avoid using low-lying paths near watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 15:25
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse in York are now starting to rise in response to overnight rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales. We currently expect a peak level of up to 3m at around 4am on Monday 16/03/2020, but we are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message with further forecasts as they become available. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Avoid using low-lying paths near watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 08:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse in York will remain steady through most of the day before starting to rise at around 16:00 on Sunday 15/03/2020 in response to overnight rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales. We currently expect a peak level of up to 3m at around 6am on Monday 16/03/2020, but we are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message with further forecasts as they become available. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. Avoid using low-lying paths near watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2020 17:12
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. Levels on the River Ouse are falling slowly, however further rainfall is forecast for later today so levels may rise again on Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2020 09:43
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. Levels on the River Ouse are falling slowly however further rainfall is forecast for later today so levels may rise again on Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2020 16:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse have now peaked and are falling slowly. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2020 08:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse have now peaked and are falling slowly. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please use the gov.uk website for current 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 21:03
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse are expected to remain high through Thursday night, 12/03/20. Levels are not currently expected to require any flood warnings, but we are closely monitoring the situation. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current 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 15:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse are expected to continue to rise slowly through Thursday night, 12/03/20. Levels are not currently expected to require any flood warnings, but we are closely monitoring the situation. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current 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 07:36
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse peaked in York on Wednesday 11/03/20, however, we expect levels to rise again following overnight rainfall. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated on Thursday morning, 12/03/2020, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 21:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse have peaked in York on Wednesday 11/03/20. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated on Thursday morning, 12/03/2020, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 14:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse have peaked in York on Wednesday 11/03/20. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 07:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen following recent rainfall on the Pennines. Levels on the River Ouse will continue to rise slowly thoughout the morning on Wednesday 11/03/20, but we do not expect these to reach levels seen in recent weeks. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 18:28
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued as river levels are forecast to rise as a result of recent rainfall on the Pennines. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible, beginning overnight on Tuesday 10/03/2020. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please use the gov.uk website for current levels and stay aware of your surroundings. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning 11/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 10:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert has been issued as levels on the River Ouse in York are rising slowly as a result of overnight rain on Saturday 7/3/2020. The level at the York Viking Recorder is 1.9m and expected to peak below 2.0m this morning. Further rainfall is expected on Monday and into Tuesday 10/3/2020. We are monitoring the situation closely. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Riverside floodgates remain open and at these levels most riverside footpaths will remain passable, however there may be some minor impacts on esplanades around Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 20:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert has been issued as levels on the River Ouse in York are rising slowly as a result of overnight rain on Saturday 7/3/2020. Levels at the Viking Recorder are due to reach 2.15m overnight and remain high on Monday 9/3/2020. Further rainfall is expected on Monday and into Tuesday 10/3/2020. We are monitoring the situation closely. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in the morning of Monday 9/3/2020 or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 08:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels on the Ouse will continue to fall on Thursday (05/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 1.8m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates in York are now open. Low-lying roads around Naburn Lock and Acaster Malbis are still affected by flooding. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 21:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels on the Ouse will continue to fall into Thursday (05/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 2.0m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates in York are now open. Low-lying roads around Naburn Lock and Acaster Malbis are still affected by flooding. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 15:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels on the Ouse will continue to fall during Wednesday (04/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 2.15m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates in York are now open. Low-lying roads around Naburn Lock and Acaster Malbis are still affected by flooding. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 07:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels on the Ouse will continue to fall during Wednesday (04/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 2.35m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates in York are now open. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 20:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high overnight on Tuesday (03/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 2.71m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates in York are now open. The Foss Barrier continues to be in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 14:22
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high during Tuesday (03/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 2.91m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates in York will be opened today Tuesday (03/03/20) in York and the Foss Barrier continues to be in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 07:28
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high during Tuesday (03/03/20). The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.05m, and levels are expected to continue falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 20:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high overnight on Monday 02/03/2020. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.25m, and levels are expected to continue to fall slowly into Tuesday 03/03/2020. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 14:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high on Monday 02/03/2020. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.32m, and levels are expected to begin to fall slowly later in the day. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 08:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high on Monday 02/03/2020. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.36m, and levels are expected to begin to fall slowly later in the day. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 07:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high and will rise slightly following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.3m. Levels are expected to rise slightly, reaching a level of around 3.4 to 3.5m in York on Monday morning (02/03/20), before beginning to fall slowly later in the day. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 23:20
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high and will rise slightly following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.3m. Levels are expected to rise slightly overnight into Monday 02/03/20, reaching a level of around 3.4 to 3.5m in York on Monday morning, before beginning to fall slowly later in the day. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 16:07
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse continue to remain high and will rise slightly following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.3m. Levels are expected to rise into Monday 02/03/20, reaching a level of around 3.5m in York on Monday morning. We are continuing to monitor the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse will continue to remain high and will rise slightly following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.3m. Levels are expected to rise from Sunday and into Monday, reaching a level of around 3.5m in York on Monday. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 04:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are rising again following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.28m. Levels are expected to rise on Sunday, reaching a level of around 3.4m in York on Sunday lunchtime and staying high through Monday 02/03/20. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 20:22
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are rising again following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3.16m. Levels are expected to rise overnight, reaching a level of around 3.8m in York on Sunday lunchtime and staying high through Monday 02/03/20. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 13:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are rising again following rainfall associated with Storm Jorge. The current level at the York Viking recorder is 3m. Levels are expected to rise during Saturday (29/02/20) reaching a level of around 4m in York on Sunday lunchtime and staying high through Monday. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 06:58
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse continue to remain high in York and Cawood. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 2.9m and falling slowly. Rivers in the upper catchments are responding to recent rainfall and the Ouse will start to rise again today (29/02/2020). We are expecting a peak of approximately 4 metres on Monday (02/03/20) in York. Washlands are no longer filling and are starting to drain. There is still local travel disruption and Cawood bridge is closed. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 23:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.0m and is falling slowly. Persistent rain is forecast from Friday 28/2/2020 in the Dales, and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again from Sunday. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. City of York Council have pumps located in the Fordlands Road area ready to be operated as necessary. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 15:23
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.2m and is falling slowly. Persistent rain is forecast from Friday 28/2/2020 in the Dales, and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again from Sunday. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we are monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. City of York Council have pumps located in the Fordlands Road area ready to be operated as necessary. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 09:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.33m and is expected to continue to fall gradually throughout Friday 28/02/2020. Persistent rain is forecast from Friday 28/2/2020 in the Dales, and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again from Sunday. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. City of York Council have pumps located in the Fordlands Roads area ready to be operated as necessary. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 07:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.33m and is expected to continue to fall gradually throughout Friday 28/02/2020. Further rain is forecast this weekend and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 00:42
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.47m and is expected to continue to fall gradually throughout Friday 28/02/2020. Further rain is forecast on Friday and into the weekend and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 16:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.64m and is expected to continue to fall gradually throughout the rest of today and Friday 28/02/2020. Further rain is forecast on Friday and into the weekend and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 08:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.8m and is expected to continue to fall gradually throughout Thursday 27/02/2020 and Friday 28/02/2020. Further rain is forecast on Friday and into the weekend and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 03:49
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Warning remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 3.9m and is expected to continue to fall gradually throughout Thursday 27/02/2020 and Friday 28/02/2020. Further rain is forecast on Friday and into the weekend and we expect this will cause river levels to rise again. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 20:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.06m and is falling. The forecast for the River Ouse in York is to continue to fall throughout Thursday and Friday 27/02/2020. Rainfall is then expected towards the weekend which will cause the river to rise again. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the situation closely. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.25m and falling. The Ouse in York peaked at a level of 4.44m at 19:00 on Tuesday 25/02/20. Levels will remain high during Wednesday 26/02/2020. Floodgates are closed in York, and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open, and we will be monitoring the forecast closely. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 03:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.39m and falling. The Ouse in York peaked at a level of 4.44m at 19:00 on Tuesday 25/02/20. Levels will remain high during Wednesday 26/02/2020. Floodgates are closed in York, and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open, and we will be monitoring the forecast closely. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 18:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.45m. Levels are forecast to peak at around 4.5m overnight, and remain high in to Wednesday 26/02/2020. Floodgates are closed in York, and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open, and we will be monitoring the forecast closely. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 18:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remains high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.45m. Levels are forecast to peak at around 4.5m overnight and remain high in to Wednesday 26/02/2020. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open and we will be monitoring the forecast closely. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 09:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remains high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.3m and remaining steady. Levels are forecast to remain around this level throughout Tuesday 25/02/2020. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 01:09
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remains high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.3m and remaining steady. Levels are forecast to remain around this level throughout Tuesday 25/02/2020. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 17:01
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remains high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.4m and remaining steady. Levels are forecast to remain around this level throughout Monday 24/02/2020. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 09:34
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.5m and is currently at its peak. Levels are forecast to remain around this level throughout Monday 24/02/2020. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking, driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 02:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is 4.4m and is expected to peak below 4.6m by late Monday morning 24/02/2020. Further rain is expected over the next few days, which will cause levels to rise and fall. Levels will remain high into Monday 24/02/2020. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 20:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. Levels are forecast to gradually rise and peak on Sunday evening 23/02/2020 between 4.4m and 4.5m. Further bands of rain are expected over the next few days, which will cause levels to rise and fall. Levels will remain high into Monday 24/02/2020, and a further peak around similar levels to Sunday is expected, or slightly higher. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 12:00
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. Levels are forecast to gradually rise and peak on Sunday evening 23/02/2020 between 4.4m and 4.5m. Further bands of rain are expected over the next few days, which will cause levels to rise and fall. Levels will remain high into Monday 24/02/2020, and a further peak around similar levels to Sunday is expected, or slightly higher. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 04:07
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. Levels are forecast to gradually rise and peak on Sunday afternoon 23/02/2020. Further bands of rain are expected over the next few days, which will cause levels to rise and fall accordingly. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 21:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high in York. Levels are forecast to gradually rise through tonight and peak at around 6am tomorrow morning (23/02/2020). Further bands of rain are expected over the next few days, which will cause levels to rise and fall accordingly. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 11:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert is being reissued as levels on the River Ouse are beginning to rise again in York. The level of the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder is currently 3.4m and will rise throughout Saturday (22/02/20). We expect the levels to reach between 4.3m and 4.5m on Sunday afternoon, and then remain high. Further bands of rain are expected over the next few days, which will cause levels to rise and fall accordingly. We will be monitoring the forecast closely and will keep this message up to date with the latest information. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. Our Area Incident Room remains open. Please avoid contact with flood water, and plan walking driving and cycling routes to avoid low lying paths and roads which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 01:09
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. The river levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of recent rainfall and will remain high overnight into Saturday (22/02/20). Several warnings in York and Naburn remain in force, and we will update these and issue further warnings if there is the risk of further flooding. Further bands of rainfall are forecast through the weekend and early next week. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation, other defences remain ready to be deployed. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 16:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. The river levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of recent rainfall and will remain high throughout Friday (21/02/20). Several warnings in York and Naburn remain in force, and we will update these and issue further warnings if there is the risk of further flooding. We continue to monitor the situation. Further bands of rainfall are forecast through the weekend and early next week. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is in operation, other defences remain ready to be deployed. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 08:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels in the River Ouse will stay high through Friday 21/02/20 in response to recent rainfall upstream. Several warnings remain in force around the city and there is further rainfall forecast on Friday evening into Saturday, which may trigger further warnings to be issued. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational, other defences remain ready to be deployed. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 00:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels in the River Ouse remain high and will start to rise again soon in response to recent rainfall. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is currently 3.4m and is forecast to rise slowly again overnight into Friday 21/2/20, reaching 3.7m in the afternoon. There is further rainfall forecast on Friday evening into Saturday. The flood warnings for Skeldergate and Tower Street, Bishopthorpe and Fulford Road and Fordlands Road no longer remain in force. We will issue these warnings again if the forecast indicates that river levels will be high enough to flood these areas. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational, other defences remain ready to be deployed. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 16:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels in the River Ouse remain high and will start to rise again soon in response to last night and today's rainfall. We expect the river to peak in York at an approximate level of 3.7m tomorrow 21/02/20. There is further rainfall forecast on Friday evening into Saturday. The flood warnings for Skeldergate and Tower Street, Bishopthorpe and Fulford Road and Fordlands Road no longer remain in force. We will issue these warnings again if the forecast indicates that river levels will be high enough to flood these areas. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational, other defences remain ready to be deployed. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 09:25
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse remain high following recent rain. The river level is forecast to continue falling slowly through Thursday morning, 20/2/2020, before rising again into the weekend in response to further rainfall. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 09:06
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels remain high following recent rain. The river Ouse level is forecast to continue falling slowly through Thursday morning, 20/2/2020, before rising again into the weekend in response to further rainfall. Floodgates remain closed in Cawood and Selby, and the B1222 between Cawood and Kelfield is closed due to flooding. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 00:43
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels remain high following Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 3.6m. The river level is forecast to continue falling slowly through the rest of Wednesday 19/02/2020. Further rain is forecast for the next few days which may cause levels to rise again towards the weekend. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels remain high following Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 3.65m. The river level is forecast to continue falling slowly through the rest of Wednesday 19/02/2020. Further rain is forecast for the next few days which may cause levels to rise again towards the weekend. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 08:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 3.7m and is forecast to continue falling very slowly through Wednesday, 19/02/2020. Further rain is forecast from Wednesday afternoon onwards which may cause levels to rise again. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 01:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are high levels due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 3.9m and is forecast to continue falling very slowly overnight on Tuesday 18/02/2020 and into Wednesday. Further rain is forecast from Wednesday onwards which may cause levels to rise again. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 17:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels have risen due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 4.08m and is forecast to continue falling very slowly throughout Tuesday 18/02/2020. Further rain is forecast from Wednesday onwards which may cause levels to rise again. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 08:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels have risen due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 4.24m and is forecast to fall very slowly and will stay high throughout Tuesday 18/02/2020. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 08:23
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels have risen due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 4.4m and is forecast to fall very slowly and will stay high throughout Tuesday 18/02/2020. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 00:30
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels have risen due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder peaked on Monday afternoon 17/02/2020 but levels will remain high through Tuesday. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:36
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as levels have risen due to rainfall from Storm Dennis. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is peaking on Monday afternoon 17/02/2020 but levels will remain high through Monday and Tuesday. For the latest river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 08:41
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River Ouse levels are continuing to rise as a result of rainfall from Storm Dennis and are forecast to peak around lunchtime 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. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 01:06
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River Ouse levels are continuing to rise as a result of rainfall from Storm Dennis and are currently 4.1m. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect the river level to peak around 4.8m after 1600 hours 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. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River Ouse levels are continuing to rise as a result of rainfall from Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected. We expect the river level to peak around 4.8m overnight 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. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and deploying pumps, people and equipment at various locations around the city. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. Please avoid contact with flood water and activate any property flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 12:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 3.5m and rising. Early forecasts indicate that the river will not peak until Tuesday morning. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. For up to date 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 00:06
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Further rain associated with Storm Dennis is forecast overnight into Sunday 16/02/2020 which will cause levels to rise over the weekend and into Monday. Early forecasts indicate that the river will not peak until Monday evening. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. For up to date 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 15 Feb 2020 15:59
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 2.9m and will remain high on Saturday 15/02/2020 and overnight into Sunday 16/02/2020. Further rain associated with Storm Dennis is forecast for this weekend which will cause levels to rise again. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. For up to date 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 15 Feb 2020 07:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 2.85m and falling slowly. Levels are expected to remain high throughout Saturday 15/02/2020. Further rain associated with Storm Dennis is forecast for this weekend which will cause levels to rise again. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. For up to date 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 14 Feb 2020 23:45
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 2.9m and falling slowly. Levels are expected to remain high into Saturday 15/02/2020. For up to date river levels, please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Further rain associated with Storm Dennis is forecast for the weekend which may cause levels to rise again. 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 Feb 2020 15:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse. River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 3.1m and falling slowly. Levels are expected to remain high on Friday 14/02/2020. For up to date 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 14 Feb 2020 07:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse. River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 3.2m and falling slowly. Levels are expected to remain high on Friday 14/02/2020. For up to date 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 13 Feb 2020 23:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the River Ouse at York Riverside properties as river levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 3.3m and falling slowly. Levels are expected to remain high into Friday morning 14/02/2020. For up to date 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 13 Feb 2020 15:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the River Ouse at York Riverside properties as river levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. Levels are expected to remain high on Thursday 13/02/2020. For up to date 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 13 Feb 2020 09:05
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the River Ouse at York Riverside properties as river levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the Ouse at York Viking recorder is now 3.5m and falling slowly. Levels are expected to remain high on Thursday 13/02/2020. For up to date 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 13 Feb 2020 00:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. Levels along the River Ouse catchment will remain high overnight on Wednesday 12/02/2020 and into Thursday, 13/02/2020, with further rainfall forecast overnight. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 16:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels will remain high through Wednesday 12/02/2020 along the River Ouse catchment. The level on the Ouse is falling but is expected to remain high overnight and into Thursday (12/02/20), with further rainfall forecast overnight. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 09:53
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels will remain high on Wednesday 12/02/2020 along the River Ouse catchment. The current level of the river Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is 4.1m and falling slowly. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 01:45
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels will remain high on Wednesday 12/02/2020 along the River Ouse catchment. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 17:45
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels will remain high on Tuesday 11/02/2020 and overnight into Wednesday along the River Ouse catchment. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 09:05
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels will remain high on Tuesday 11/02/2020 along the River Ouse catchment. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Feb 2020 00:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to continue to rise through Monday 10/02/20. A peak level of up to 4.35m is possible around 6am on Tuesday morning. River levels will remain high into next week along the River Ouse catchment. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 16:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Tidal River Ouse from Naburn lock to Selby due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels are currently 2.9m upstream at Naburn and 4m at York Viking recorder and rising. We expect levels to continue rising throughout Monday 10/02/20 and peak level between 4.35m and 4.5m is possible around 6am on Tuesday morning (11/02/2020). Levels will remain high into next week along the River Ouse catchment. See the gov.uk website for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 16:45
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to continue to rise through Monday 10/02/20. A peak level between 4.35m and 4.5m is possible around 6am on Tuesday morning. River levels will remain high into next week along the River Ouse catchment. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 08:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. River levels are expected to continue to rise through Monday 10/02/20. A peak level around 4.2m is possible early on Tuesday morning and river levels will remain high into next week along the River Ouse catchment. Please see gov.uk for up to date river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2020 00:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. The current level of the River Ouse at the Viking Recorder is 3m. River levels are expected to reach 3.5m on Monday morning and will continue rising after this. A peak level above 4.5m is possible later during Monday 10/02/20 and river levels will remain high into next week along the River Ouse catchment. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and are operating the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2020 16:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued for the Upper River Ouse, due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciara. There has been widespread heavy rain accompanied by high winds throughout Sunday 09/02/2020, and we expect further patchy rainfall throughout the coming week. River levels are rising and are currently 1.8m at York Viking recorder and rising. We expect levels to rise above 4.5m mid-afternoon tomorrow Monday 10/02/20 and remain high into next week along the River Ouse catchment. Avoid using low lying footpaths near local water courses. We are monitoring the situation closely and expect to operate the Foss barrier. The Area Incident Room is open, and operational staff have been out clearing trash screens. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 10:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to elevated levels on the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder. The level on the Ouse at York Viking Recorder is now 2.13m and has been falling overnight. The level at York Viking Recorder is forecast to continue to fall slowly through Thursday, 16/01/2020. No further significant rainfall is forecast today, but there is the potential for showers today and tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 20:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as the level of the river Ouse is rising as a result of rainfall during Monday and Tuesday. The level on the Ouse at York Viking Recorder is now 2.5m and peaking at this level. The Ouse is now forecast to remain at about 2.5m through Wednesday evening, before falling slowly overnight into the early hours of Thursday morning (16/01/2020). No further significant rainfall is forecast on Wednesday, but there is the potential for showers on Thursday and Friday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 10:00 on Thursday 16/1/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 15:01
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as the level of the river Ouse is rising as a result of rainfall during Monday and Tuesday. The level on the Ouse at York Viking Recorder is now 2.5m and peaking at this level. The Ouse is now forecast to remain at about 2.5m through Wednesday afternoon and evening, before falling slowly overnight into the early hours of Thursday morning (16/01/2020). No further significant rainfall is forecast on Wednesday, but there is the potential for showers on Thursday and Friday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated this afternoon, 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:12
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of Storm Brendan causing rainfall during Monday and Tuesday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. No further significant rainfall is forecast on Wednesday. We expect river levels to continue rising slowly, with an estimated peak of approximately 2.5m at around 15:00 on Wednesday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 07:28
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high following recent rain, but are beginning to fall. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. River levels are beginning to fall, but will still pose a flood risk until around midday on Monday 13/01/2020. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 19:10
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of Saturday's rainfall over the Dales. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads along the River Ouse. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to peak around 2.1m in the early hours of Monday morning, and will remain high until midday on Monday. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 01:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. The River Ouse in York continues to fall steadily, the current level is 2.3m and will continue to fall overnight on Saturday 21/12/19. Riverside footpaths and roads may still be flooded today. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 17:56
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. The River Ouse in York continues to fall steadily, the current level is 2.6m and will continue to fall throughout this evening, Saturday 21/12/19. Riverside footpaths and roads may still be flooded today. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:01
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. The River Ouse in York is falling steadily, the current level is 2.8m and will continue to fall throughout today, Saturday 21/12/19. Riverside footpaths and roads may continue to be flooded today. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and continue to manage the operation of flood gates, including operating the Foss barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 21:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 3m and has peaked, levels are likely to remain high overnight, beginning to fall slowly tomorrow Saturday 21/12/19. Areas most at risk are around Riverside properties and King’s and Queen’s Staithes in York. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will be closing flood gates, including operating the Foss barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:30
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to recent persistent heavy rainfall. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 2.9m and levels are likely to remain high into the weekend. Areas most at risk are around Riverside properties and King’s and Queen’s Staithes in York. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will be closing flood gates, including operating the Foss barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated within 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 09:48
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to recent persistent (heavy) rainfall. We expect levels on the River Ouse in York to remain high and peak later on Friday 20/12/19 at around 3m. Levels are likely to remain high into the weekend. Areas most at risk are around Riverside properties and King’s and Queen’s Staithes in York. Further rainfall is forecast on Friday morning 20/12/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will be closing flood gates, including operating the Foss barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated within 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 21:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert remains in force due to rising river levels on the Ouse in York due to persistent (heavy) rainfall. We expect levels on the River Ouse in York to continue rising overnight and peak on Friday 20/12/19 in excess of 3m. Areas most at risk are around Riverside properties and King’s and Queen’s Staithes in York. Further rainfall is forecast overnight and into Friday morning 20/12/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will be closing locks and flood gates, including operating the Foss barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated on Friday morning 20/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are starting to rise as a result of persistent (heavy) rainfall. We expect levels on the River Ouse in York to continue rising overnight and peak on Friday 20/12/19 in excess of 3m. Areas most at risk are around Riverside properties and King’s and Queen’s Staithes in York. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will be closing flood gates, including operating the Foss barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 08:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. The level at York Viking is now 2.16m and is forecast to fall slowly through Thursday, 12/12/2019. Flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated before 9pm on Thursday, 12/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2019 20:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. The level at York Viking is now 2.3m and is forecast to stay at approximately this level for several hours before falling slowly in the early part of Thursday morning, 12/12/2019. Flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated before 9am on Thursday morning, 12/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2019 14:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. The level at York Viking is 2.2m and is forecast to continue to rise through Wednesday, 11/12/2019, peaking at 2.5m at about 17:00. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated before 9pm on Wednesday night, 11/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2019 10:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. The level at York Viking is 1.93m and is forecast to continue to rise through Wednesday 11/12/2019. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated before 9pm on Wednesday night, 11/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 16:48
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. The level at York Viking is 2m and will continue falling slowly throughout Tuesday evening 10/12/19. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible. Further rain is forecast for Tuesday evening, which may cause river levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning 11/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2019 08:25
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse remain high as a result of rainfall over the last few days. The level at York Viking is 2.5m and will continue falling slowly throughout Tuesday. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible throughout Tuesday 10th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas. Further rain is forecast for Tuesday. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated on Tuesday evening 10/12/2019, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2019 20:30
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse continue to rise as a result of rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible throughout Monday 9th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas through York.The level at York Viking is 2.6m. Levels are expected to continue rising slowly through Monday and to peak at approximately 2.7m overnight. No significant rainfall is expected on Monday night. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2019 16:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse continue to rise as a result of rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible throughout Monday 9th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas through York. Levels are expected to continue rising slowly through Monday and to peak at approximately 2.7m on Monday evening. No significant rainfall is expected on Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2019 08:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse continue to rise as a result of rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible throughout Monday 9th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas through York. Levels are expected to continue rising slowly through Monday and to peak Monday evening. No significant rainfall is expected on Monday. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2019 19:53
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert has been issued as levels in the River Ouse are beginning to rise as a result of rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas is possible from around 22:00 on Sunday 8th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas through York. Levels are expected to continue rising slowly through Monday and to peak late afternoon on Tuesday. No significant rainfall is expected overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2019 08:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the Ouse have risen as a result of rainfall over the Pennines during Thursday and Friday. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas is possible during Saturday morning (07/12/19). Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. There was no significant rainfall overnight and so levels will begin to fall again from midday on Saturday. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated on Saturday afternoon, 07/12/19, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2019 19:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the Ouse are forecast to rise as a result of rainfall over the Pennines during Thursday and Friday. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas is possible from the early hours of Saturday morning (07/12/19). Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. No significant rainfall is expected overnight and so levels will begin to fall again from midday on Saturday. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 07/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2019 02:42
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse due to persistent rain earlier in the week. The current level on the Ouse at Viking Recorder is 2.1m and is forecast to fall slowly overnight and into Saturday, 30/11/2019. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the coming days. Levels are forecast to fall late through Friday night and into Saturday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths, cycle paths and driving through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 18:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Ouse as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible during Friday 29/11/2019 and Saturday morning 30/11/2019. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the coming days. The current level in York is 2.17m and levels are likely to remain around 2.15 to 2.3m on Friday evening and Saturday morning. Levels are currently forecast to fall late Saturday afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths, cycle paths and driving through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Nov 2019 10:34
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise on the River Ouse as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is possible from today, 29/11/19. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the coming days. We are currently forecasting river levels to peak in York on Saturday morning (30/11/19) at 2.3m. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths, cycle paths and driving through flood water. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 23:03
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse remains in force due to high river levels on the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder as a result of rain in the upper reaches of the catchment over the last few days. The current river level at Viking Recorder is 1.99m. The river level is expected to continue falling slowly overnight into Tuesday, 19/11/19. Consequently, flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland remains possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads, however we expect the risk of flooding to be greatly reduced from Tuesday onwards. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 15:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse remains in force due to high river levels on the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder as a result of rain in the upper reaches of the catchment over the last few days. The current river level at Viking Recorder is 2.15m. The river level is expected to fall slowly throughout today, 18/11/19. Consequently, flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland remains possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Nov 2019 08:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse remains in force due to high river levels on the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder as a result of rain in the upper reaches of the catchment over the last few days. The current river level at Viking Recorder is 2.2m. The river level is expected to fall slowly throughout today, 18/11/19. Consequently, flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland remains possible. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 21:47
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse remains in force due to rising levels at York Viking Recorder caused by rain on the upper reaches of the catchment over the last few days. The Ouse level at Viking Recorder is forecast to reach 1.9m at approximately 2030 hours on Sunday night (17/11/2019), peaking between 2.2m and 2.4m at 0730 hours on Monday morning (18/11/2019). The level is forecast to fall slowly through Monday. Consequently, flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland is possible on Monday (18/11/2019). Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We will update this message on Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 20:36
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
We are issuing the flood alert for the Upper River Ouse due to rising levels at York Viking Recorder caused by rain on the upper reaches of the catchment over the last few days. The Ouse level at Viking Recorder is forecast to reach 1.9m at approximately 2030 hours on Sunday night (17/11/2019), peaking between 2.2m and 2.4m at 0730 on Monday morning (18/11/2019). The level is forecast to fall slowly through Monday. Consequently, flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland is possible on Monday (18/11/2019). Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We will update this message on Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Nov 2019 10:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the River Ouse are rising as a result of widespread rainfall over the past few days. The river Ouse peaked lower than forecast below 2m and is expected to fall slowly this afternoon. Flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland remains possible through Wednesday afternoon. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Further rain is forecast on Thursday. 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 12 Nov 2019 20:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the River Ouse are rising as a result of widespread rainfall over the past few days. We expect Ouse river levels to rise above 2m at the Viking Recorder in York by the early hours of Wednesday morning 13/11/19. Consequently, flooding of low lying footpaths and farmland is possible through Wednesday morning 13/11/19 and into the afternoon. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are closely monitoring the situation and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/11/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2019 09:31
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels on the Ouse are forecast to remain high following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible. No further significant rainfall is forecast. Levels are continuing to fall as the upstream catchment drains, but will remain high during Saturday 09/11/2019. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. 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 9 Nov 2019 01:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are forecast to remain high following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible. No further significant rainfall is forecast but levels are expected to remain high overnight as the upstream catchment drains, but will start to fall on the morning of Saturday 9th November. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are not expecting to issue any flood warnings for the River Ouse at this stage. 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 8 Nov 2019 17:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are forecast to remain high following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible later today. No further significant rainfall is forecast but levels are expected to remain high overnight and into Saturday 09/11/19 as the upstream catchment drains. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are not expecting to issue any flood warnings for the River Ouse at this stage. 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 8 Nov 2019 09:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on 7/11/19. Consequently, flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible later today. A peak of 2.1m is expected on the River Ouse around 5:30pm today, Friday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We are not expecting to issue any flood warnings for the River Ouse at this stage. 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 3 Nov 2019 17:15
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert is in force due to high levels on the river Ouse at York Viking Recorder. The river level has reached 1.9m and is forecast to remain around this level into Sunday night. This is due to persistent rain on Saturday afternoon and further rain in the early hours of Sunday morning. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Nov 2019 09:12
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the river Ouse at York Viking Recorder. The river level has reached 1.9m and is forecast remain around this level through Sunday. This is due to persistent rain on Saturday afternoon and further rain in the early hours of Sunday morning. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 20:50
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert is in force due to high levels on the River Ouse at York Viking Recorder. The level is forecast to reach 2.0m at 02:45 hours on Sunday morning and will continue to rise slowly overnight and into Sunday 03/11/2019. This is due to persistent rain on Saturday afternoon, and further rain forecast for the early hours of Sunday morning. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Sunday morning or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 07:50
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 2.27m and is continuing to fall slowly. River levels are expected to continue to fall on Tuesday 29/10/19. The Foss Barrier is no longer in operation for this event and flood gates along the river are expected to be opened later today. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Oct 2019 00:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 2.7m and is continuing to fall slowly. River levels are expected to continue to fall on Tuesday 29/10/19. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed along the river. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 15:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 3.1m and is continuing to fall slowly. River levels are expected to remain high throughout Monday and into Tuesday 29/10/19. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed along the river. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Oct 2019 07:15
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 3.2m and is continuing to fall slowly. River levels are expected to remain high throughout Monday 28/10/19. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed along the river. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated by 3.30pm on Monday or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 22:59
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The River Ouse peaked at 3.4m on Sunday afternoon. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 3.3m and is now starting to fall slowly. River levels are expected to remain high throughout the night and into Monday 28/10/19. The Foss Barrier is in operation and flood gates are closed along the river. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated by 8am on Monday or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 14:56
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 3.4m and is forecast to stay high throughout Sunday, before starting to fall slowly overnight. The Foss Barrier is in operation and we have closed the flood gates along the River Ouse. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Sunday evening or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 10:49
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to high river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is 3.3m and is forecast to stay high throughout Sunday, before starting to fall slowly overnight. The Foss Barrier is in operation and we are closing flood gates along the river. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Sunday evening or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Oct 2019 01:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at York remains in force, due to rising river levels caused by recent persistent rainfall. The current level of the River Ouse at York Viking recorder is above 3m and is forecast to peak at between 3.4m and 3.5m on Sunday morning (27/10/19). Levels will remain high throughout Sunday and into Monday 28/10/19. The Foss Barrier is in operation and we are closing flood gates along the river. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated by 10am on Sunday or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 16:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
We are issuing this flood alert due to rising levels on the river Ouse at York Viking Recorder. The river level on the Ouse is rising due to persistent overnight rain on Friday night and Saturday morning. The Ouse is forecast to continue rising through Saturday, and overnight into Sunday, with a forecast peak of 3.5m on Sunday morning. The Foss Barrier is currently operational. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 11:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
We are issuing this flood alert due to rising levels on the river Ouse at York Viking Recorder. The river level on the Ouse is rising due to persistent overnight rain on Friday night and Saturday morning. The Ouse is forecast to continue rising through Saturday, and overnight into Sunday, with a forecast peak of 3.7m on Sunday morning. The Foss Barrier is expected to be operational from 1330 hours on Saturday. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2019 18:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert is still in force. The Ouse river level at York Viking recorder is 2.1m and is forecast to fall slowly overnight (13/10/19). Railway Walk Flood Gate is open. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Monday morning, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2019 10:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert is still in force. The river level at York Viking recorder is 2.46m now and is forecast to fall slowly throughout Sunday (13/10/19). The Foss Barrier is in operation. Railway Walk Flood Gate has been opened this morning. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2019 18:10
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert is still in force. The Ouse river level at York Viking recorder is 3m now and is forecast to fall slowly overnight. The Foss Barrier is in operation. Railway Walk Flood Gate has been closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2019 09:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert is still in force. The level of the river Ouse at York Viking recorder is 3m, and is expected to peak at approximately 3.1m around 1000 hours on Saturday, and will remain high through the day. The Foss Barrier is in operation. Railway Walk Flood Gate has been closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 17:48
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
We are issuing this flood alert for the Upper Ouse due to rising river levels caused by rainfall in the upper catchment in the morning of 11/10/19. The Ouse river level at York Viking recorder is forecast to reach 3m at approximately 0400 hours on Saturday (12/10/2019), peaking at between 3 and 3.2m at 1100 hours on Saturday morning (12/10/19). The Foss Barrier is in operation. Railway Walk Flood Gate has been closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Oct 2019 09:30
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels remain high following rainfall over the weekend. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 1.9m, and is forecast to fall slowly throughout the day. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2019 20:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels remain high following rainfall over the weekend. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 2.2m and is forecast to fall slowly over the next few days. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Thursday morning, 10th October 2019. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Oct 2019 11:20
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels remain high following rainfall over the weekend. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 2.5m and is forecast to fall slowly over the next few days. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours or if the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2019 21:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is forecast to remain high overnight. The Foss Barrier is currently in operation.The areas most at risk are Riverside footpaths in York. Floodgates in York are closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2019 12:07
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 2.8m and is forecast to remain high throughout Tuesday 08/09/19. The Foss Barrier is currently in operation. The areas most at risk are Riverside footpaths in York. Floodgates in York are closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Oct 2019 03:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels remain high following rainfall over the last couple of days. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 2.9m and is forecast to remain at about this level into Tuesday morning. A further slight rise is possible on Tuesday evening, with an expected peak of between 3.0m and 3.4m overnight into Wednesday. The Foss Barrier is currently in operation. The areas most at risk are Riverside footpaths in York. Floodgates in York are closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2019 19:56
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are rising following rainfall yesterday. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 3m and is forecast to remain at about this level overnight. Levels are currently forecast to remain high into Tuesday 8/10/2019 as the river responds to rainfall from Monday. The Foss Barrier is currently in operation. The areas most at risk are Riverside footpaths in York. Floodgates in York are closed. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2019 11:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are rising following rainfall yesterday. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is currently 3m and is expected to reach a peak between 3m to 3.1m on Monday afternoon 07/10/19. Levels are currently forecast to remain high into Tuesday 8/10/2019 as the river responds to rainfall from Monday. The Foss Barrier is currently in operation. The areas most at risk are Riverside footpaths in York. Floodgates in York will be closed today. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Oct 2019 02:58
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The alert has been issued due to rising levels in the River Ouse in York. River levels are rising following this weekend's rainfall across North Yorkshire. The River Ouse level at the York Viking Recorder is currently 2.7m and is expected to reach around 3m in the early hours of Monday morning (07/10/19) and continue rising to a peak at around 3.1m on Monday. The Foss Barrier is currently in operation. The floodgates along the River Ouse in York remain open. Our incident response staff are monitoring levels and will close any gates as necessary. The areas most at risk are Riverside properties in York. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 21:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to rising levels in the River Ouse in York. River levels are rising following this weekend's rainfall across North Yorkshire. The River Ouse level at the York Viking Recorder is expected to reach around 3m in the early hours of Monday morning (07/10/19) and continue rising during Monday. The river will peak at between 3m and 3.4m on Monday. The Foss Barrier is not currently in operation but will be deployed overnight. The floodgates along the River Ouse in York remain open. Our incident response staff are monitoring levels and will close any gates as necessary. The areas most at risk are low lying land and roads, particularly riverside properties in York. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 17:31
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. River levels are beginning to rise again following this weekend's rainfall across North Yorkshire. The River Ouse level at the York Viking Recorder is expected to peak at around 3m on Monday (07/10/19) morning around 9am. The Foss Barrier is not currently in operation but will be deployed overnight. Floodgates along the River Ouse in York remain open. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 09:38
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 1.86m. River levels are currently falling slowly during Sunday 06/10/2019. However, further rain has fallen in the upper catchments overnight so river levels are forecast to rise again in response to this rain on Sunday night and Monday 07/10/2019. The Foss Barrier is not currently in operation. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Oct 2019 03:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood warning remains in force as river levels remain high. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 2.0m and is falling slowly. The River Ouse is forecast to rise again on Sunday afternoon on 6/10/19 and into Monday 7/10/19. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 18:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 2.3m. River levels are forecast to fall slowly during Saturday evening 05/10/2019. However, as further rain is forecast for Saturday night 05/10/2019 into Sunday 06/10/2019, and also on Monday 07/10/2019, levels are forecast to start rising again during Sunday. The Foss Barrier is not currently in operation as levels have fallen. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2019 11:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood warning remains in force as river levels remain high due to recent rainfall. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 2.4m levels are forecast to fall slowly during Saturday 05/10/2019. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is not currently in operation as levels have fallen. However, as further rain is forecast for Saturday night 05/10/2019 into Sunday 06/10/2019, and also on Monday 07/10/2019, levels are forecast to start rising slowly during Sunday. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2019 20:15
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels are responding to rain that fell in the upper catchments recently. Water levels on the River Ouse are forecast to rise slowly on Friday 04/10/19. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 2.37m and are forecast to rise to between 2.6 and 2.7m at around 1am to 2am on Saturday morning 05/10/2019. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier remains in operation. Levels are forecast to begin falling slowly during Saturday. However, as further rain is forecast for Saturday night 05/10/2019 into Sunday 06/10/2019, and also on Monday 07/10/2019, this may cause levels to rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2019 13:53
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. Water levels on the River Ouse in York are currently falling slowly on Friday 04/10/19. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 2.3m. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier remains in operation. Flood gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge are now open. Recent rain in the upper catchments will keep levels high and may cause a slight rise during Friday, but this is not forecast to be significant. However, further rain is forecast for Saturday night 05/10/2019 into Sunday 06/10/2019, and also on Monday 07/10/2019, which may cause levels to rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2019 10:31
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force though water levels on the River Ouse in York are continuing to fall during Friday 04/10/19. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 2.4m. Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier remains in operation. The flood gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge are now open. There has been some rain in the upper catchments overnight and some further showery rain is forecast during Friday 04/10/2019, but this is not forecast to cause a significant rise in levels. However, further rain is forecast for Saturday night 05/10/2019 into Sunday 06/10/2019, and also on Monday 07/10/2019, which may cause levels to rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2019 18:48
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following the recent heavy rainfall. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.0 metres and levels will continue to fall slowly overnight on Thursday 3/10/19.  Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Further rain is forecast for Thursday night and at the weekend which may see levels rise again.  Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2019 14:17
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following the recent heavy rainfall. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.18 metres and levels will continue to fall slowly during Thursday 3rd October. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Further rain is forecast for Thursday night and at the weekend which may see levels rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Oct 2019 09:23
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following the recent heavy rainfall. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.33 metres and levels will continue to fall slowly during Thursday 3rd October. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Further rain is forecast for Thursday night and at the weekend which may see levels rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 19:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following the recent heavy rainfall. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.64 metres and we are expecting the river to remain at or around this level for the rest of Wednesday 2nd October. Levels will start to fall slowly on Thursday 3rd October. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. We are not expecting further rain during Wednesday but rain is forecast for later this week and at the weekend which may see levels rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 11:58
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following the recent heavy rainfall. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.65 metres and we are expecting to see a small rise in levels on Wednesday afternoon 2nd October 2019 to around 3.7m. Levels are forecast to fall slowly on Wednesday night and into Thursday 3rd October. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. We are not expecting further rain during Wednesday but rain is forecast for later this week and at the weekend which may see levels rise again. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Oct 2019 00:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following the recent heavy rainfall. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.5 metres and is rising slowly. The river is currently forecast to peak between 3.6 metres and 3.8 metres on Wednesday afternoon 2nd October 2019. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated 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 17:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rain. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.2 metres on Tuesday 1/10/2019. The river is currently forecast to peak on Wednesday 2/10/2019 in the morning. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated 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 16:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rain. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.2 metres on Tuesday 1/10/2019. The river is currently forecast to peak on Wednesday 1/10/2019 in the morning. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated 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 08:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rain. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 3.27 metres. Levels will continue to remain high during Tuesday 1/10/2019. Due to recent rainfall in the upper catchments, we expect levels to begin rising slowly on Tuesday evening and may peak around 3.6 metres around Wednesday lunchtime. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated 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 23:39
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rain. The River Ouse peaked at the York Viking Recorder below 3.5 metres on Monday evening 30th September but is expected to remain high into Tuesday 1/10/2019. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed the gates alongside the River Ouse in York between Scarborough Bridge and Ouse Bridge. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 17:02
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels continue to rise as a result of recent heavy rain. The River Ouse is expected to peak at the York Viking Recorder below 3.5 metres on Monday evening 30th September. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and have closed flood gates alongside the Ouse in York. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 11:02
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels continue to rise as a result of recent heavy rain. The River Ouse is expected to peak at the York Viking Recorder around 3.5 metres on Monday evening 30th September. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and considering closing the flood gates alongside the Ouse in York. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 02:05
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of recent heavy rain. The River Ouse is expected to peak at the York Viking Recorder around 3.5 metres on Monday evening 30th September. Areas most at risk are riverside properties and footpaths in York. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We are closely monitoring the situation and considering closing the flood gates alongside the Ouse in York. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please plan walking, cycling or driving routes to avoid low lying roads and footpaths near the River Ouse. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 23:20
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in and around York remain high as a result of rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales over the past few days. Consequently, flooding of low-lying roads, paths, cycle-paths and farmland is expected to continue overnight and into Monday morning. Early forecasts suggest a peak level of potentially around 3.5m (11 feet 6 inches) on Monday, but this is low confidence at this time and we will update this message as new forecasts become available. We expect river levels to remain high until at least Wednesday, 2nd October. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will carry out operations as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Monday morning 30th September, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Sep 2019 15:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in and around York remain high as a result of rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales over the past few days. Consequently, flooding of low-lying roads, paths, cycle-paths and farmland is expected throughout Sunday. Levels will remain high throughout the day. There is the potential for levels to rise further overnight Sunday and into Monday morning. Early forecasts suggest a peak level of potentially around 3.5m on Monday, but this is low confidence at this time and we will update this message as new forecasts become available. We expect river levels to remain high until at least Wednesday, 2nd October. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will carry out operations as required. 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 29 Sep 2019 09:36
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in and around York remain high as a result of rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales over the past few days. Consequently, flooding of low-lying roads, paths, cycle-paths and farmland is expected throughout Sunday. Levels peaked during the early hours of this morning and will remain high throughout the day. There is the potential for levels to rise further overnight Sunday and into Monday morning. Early forecasts suggest a peak level of potentially around 3m on Monday, but this is low confidence at this time and we will update this message as new forecasts become available. We expect river levels to remain high until at least Wednesday, 2nd October. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will carry out operations as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 19:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in and around York remain high as a result of rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales over the past few days. Consequently, flooding of low-lying roads, paths, cycle-paths and farmland is expected overnight from Saturday into Sunday 29th September. Levels could rise slightly overnight, reaching up to 2.3m by Sunday morning. Further rainfall is expected, and levels in York will rise again from Sunday evening. Early forecasts suggest a peak level of between 3m and 4m late on Monday, but this is low confidence at this time and we will update this message as new forecasts become available. We expect river levels to remain high until at least Wednesday, 2nd October. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will carry out operations as required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 29th September, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 11:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in and around York are forecast to rise as a result of rainfall in the Yorkshire Dales over the past few days. Flooding of low-lying roads, paths, cycle-paths and farmland is expected to begin today, Saturday 28th September. Levels will rise slowly through the afternoon & overnight, and could reach up to 2.4m by Sunday morning. Further rainfall is expected, and levels in York will rise again from Sunday evening. Early forecasts suggest a peak of between 3m and 4m late on Monday. This is low confidence at this time. We expect levels to remain high until at least Wednesday, 2nd October. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will carry out operations as required. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Aug 2019 09:31
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the River Ouse remain high as a result of heavy rainfall across the local area and upper catchments over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads, riverside footpaths and cycle paths remains on Monday 12th August. The river level at York peaked overnight at 2.8m and has now fallen to 2.5m. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout Monday as no further significant rainfall is forecast today. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and the Foss Barrier has been in operation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We will update this message in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 21:56
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall across the local area and upper catchments over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads, riverside footpaths and cycle paths is expected today and into Monday morning (12.08.19). The river level at York has reached 2.7m and is now currently forecast to peak at just below 2.9m in the early hours on Monday morning. No further significant rainfall is forecast and we expect river levels to fall during Monday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and the Foss Barrier has been operated. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We will update this message on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 17:41
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall across the local area and upper catchments over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads, riverside footpaths and cycle paths is expected today and into Monday morning (12.08.19). The river level at York has reached above 2.5m and is now currently forecast to peak between 2.6m and 2.7m in the early hours on Monday morning. No further significant rainfall is forecast and we expect river levels to fall during Monday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and we are making plans to operate the Foss Barrier if necessary. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We will update this message on Monday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 13:39
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall across the local area and upper catchments over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads, riverside footpaths and cycle paths is expected today (11.08.19). The river level at York has reached 2.2m at 13:00. A peak forecast level of 2.4m is still currently expected towards midnight on Sunday 11th August. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and we are making plans to operate the Foss Barrier if necessary. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We will update this message in 8 hours, or as soon as additional forecast information in available.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Aug 2019 09:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the River Ouse are rising as a result of heavy rainfall across the local area and upper catchments over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of low lying land, roads, riverside footpaths and cycle paths is expected today (11.08.19). Current forecasts indicate the River level in York could reach 2.2m at around 20:00 this evening, with a potential peak forecast level of 2.4m towards midnight on Sunday 11th August. This is an early forecast and the timing and the level could change. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and we are making plans to operate the Foss Barrier if necessary later on Sunday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. River levels can be viewed on the GOV.UK website. We will update this message in 8 hours, or as soon as additional forecast information in available.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 15:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The River Ouse in York continues to rise slowly following heavy rainfall on the Pennines in the last few days. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads including the riverside footpaths in the city of York. The River level in York is currently 2m (6 feet and 7 inches) and is rising slowly. We are expecting a peak in York on Sunday 16/06/19 of up to 2.5m (8 feet 2 inches). River levels on the Ouse will remain high throughout the weekend. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated on Saturday morning 15/06/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 09:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The River Ouse in York is rising as a result of heavy rainfall on the Pennines in the last few days. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads including the low riverside footpaths in York. The River level in York is currently 1.9m (6 feet and 2 inches) and is rising slowly. We are expecting a peak in York this evening 14/06/19 of up to 2.3m (7 feet 6 inches). River Ouse levels will remain high throughout today (Friday 14.06.19). This may affect some of the low lying footpaths along the Ouse riverside. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and 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 19 Mar 2019 20:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level of the river Ouse in York peaked on Monday morning (18.3.19) at just under 4m and is now falling. The current forecast indicates that levels will continue to fall overnight Tuesday evening 19.3.19 through to Wednesday morning. The Foss Barrier is currently operating but we expect that river levels will fall below the levels when it is needed later on Tuesday evening. Some low lying footpaths and cycle paths will continue to be effected overnight. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning 20.3.19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Mar 2019 12:59
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level of the river Ouse in York peaked on Monday morning (18.3.19) at just under 4m and is now falling. The current forecast indicates that levels will fall below 3m during Tuesday afternoon 19.3.19. Some low lying footpaths and cycle paths will continue to be effected on Tuesday. Please take care using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and flood gates on the river Ouse footpaths will be reopened this afternoon. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Mar 2019 04:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level of the river Ouse in York peaked on Monday morning (18.3.19) at just under 4m and is now falling. The current forecast indicates that levels will fall below 3m during Tuesday 19.3.19. Some low lying footpaths and cycle paths will remain impassable on Tuesday morning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and activate local or property flood plans. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and flood gates remain closed in the centre of York. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2019 20:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level of the river Ouse in York peaked earlier today at just under 4m. The level at the Viking recorder in York is 3.77m at 20:00hrs and will continue to fall during Monday night (18.3.2019). The current forecast indicates that levels will fall below 3m on Tuesday morning. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and flood gates remain closed in the centre of York. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2019 11:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level at the Viking recorder in York is currently peaking at just under 4m and will remain high through Monday 18.3.19 before starting to fall slowly overnight. The level at Naburn will remain high throughout Monday. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads around Naburn Lock. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2019 04:39
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level at the Viking recorder in York is currently peaking at just under 4m and will remain high through Monday 18.3.19. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and flood gates remain closed in the centre of York. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 19:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high following heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level at the Viking recorder in York is currently 3.65m and is expected to reach up to 3.8m on Monday morning 18.3.19. We expect river levels to stay high throughout Monday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and activate local or property flood plans. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and flood gates remain closed in the centre of York. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 11:17
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River Ouse levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday (16/3/2019). Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at the Viking recorder at 11am on Sunday is 3.3m. The River Ouse expected to reach up to 3.8m on Monday (18/3/19). Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and activate local or property flood plans. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and we have closed flood gates in the centre of York this morning. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2019 02:30
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse are now rising following heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.3.19. The level at the Viking recorder in York is expected to reach up to 3.5m on Sunday 17.3.19. We expect river levels to stay high through Sunday and into Monday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and activate local or property flood plans. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. We are operating the Foss Barrier and we expect to close flood gates in the centre of York on Sunday morning. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 21:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the river Ouse were 2.11m at the Viking recorder at 8.30pm today (16.03.2019). We expect that levels on the river Ouse may rise late on Saturday (16.03.19) overnight into Sunday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 16:15
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse are gradually falling and were 1.96m at the Viking recorder at 3pm today (16.03.2019). We expect levels on the River Ouse to continue to gradually fall, though river levels may rise again late on Saturday (16.03.19). Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2019 06:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level of the Ouse is still falling and was 2.2 m at the Viking recorder at 06:00 this morning (16.03.2019). We expect levels to continue to fall gradually throughout today and rise again later this evening and throughout tonight. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2019 17:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level of the Ouse is gradually falling and was 2.8 m at the Viking recorder at 6pm today (15.03.2019). We expect levels to continue to fall gradually throughout the evening. The current forecast indicates further rainfall across the upper catchments on Saturday morning. Consequently, river levels may rise again late on Saturday (16.03.19). Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. This message will be updated on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2019 12:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level of the Ouse is gradually falling and was 3m at the Viking recorder at 11am today (15.03.2019). We expect levels to continue to fall gradually throughout the afternoon. The current forecast indicates further rainfall across the upper catchments on Saturday morning. Consequently, river levels may rise again late on Saturday (16.03.19). Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2019 05:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen slightly during the early hours of Friday morning, 15.03.2019, reaching 3.05m (10 feet) at York at 05:00 this morning. We expect levels to remain steady around this level during the morning before starting to fall later today. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. The current forecast indicates further rainfall across the region over the weekend. Consequently, river levels will remain higher than normal and my rise again on Saturday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 21:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level on the River Ouse was 2.9m (9feet 6in) at the York Viking Recorder at 8:30pm, Thursday 14/03/2019 and is slowly rising. Areas most at risk are low lying paths and roads. A peak is expected between 3.2m (10ft 6in) and 3.3m (10ft 10in) around 06:00 on Friday 15/3/2019 before falling away throughout Friday. The current forecast indicates more rain tomorrow and over the weekend. Consequently, river levels will remain higher than normal and may rise again on Saturday. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 13:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level on the River Ouse was 3.1m at the York Viking Recorder at 12:00 Thursday 14.03.2019 but is starting to fall. Flooding of roads, riverside paths, cycle-paths and land is expected to continue through today Thursday 13/03/19. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at Naburn lock has fallen slightly and is expected to stay fluctuating around 2.7m for the rest of today. The current forecast indicates more rain this evening and levels may therefore rise again slightly. Levels at Selby are expected to stay within the normal tidal range. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation change.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 05:42
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high on the Ouse as a result of heavy rainfall, and reached 3.2m at the York Viking Recorder at 05:00 Thursday morning 14.03.2019. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths, cycle-paths and land is expected to continue through Thursday. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. The level at Naburn lock has reached 2.67m at 05:00 on Thursday. We expect river levels to remain steady with no further rise forecasted this morning. The current forecast indicates falling levels, however they may rise again on Thursday evening as a result of further rainfall. Levels at Selby are expected to stay within the normal tidal range. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. 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 14 Mar 2019 05:17
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse have reached 3.2m at the York Viking Recorder at 05:00 Thursday morning 14.03.2019. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected to continue through the day. We expect river levels to remain steady with no further rise forecasted this morning. The current forecast indicates falling levels, however they may rise again on Thursday evening as a result of further rainfall. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. 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 13 Mar 2019 21:07
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall, and reached 3.14m at the York Viking Recorder at 21:00hrs today. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected to continue through Thursday 14/03/19. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue to rise and peak during the night. A peak level in York of between 3.2m to 3.3m is currently forecast for the early hours of Thursday morning 14/03/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates if necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. 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 13 Mar 2019 13:02
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall, and reached 2.85m at the York Viking Recorder at 12.30pm. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected to continue through Wednesday 13/03/19. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Wednesday 13/03/19. A peak level in York of between 3.1 to 3.4m is currently forecast for the early hours of Thursday morning 14/03/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates as necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. 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 13 Mar 2019 10:34
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall, and reached 2.8m at the York Viking Recorder at 10am. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected to continue through Wednesday 13/03/19. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Wednesday 13/03/19. A peak level in York of 3.6m is currently forecast for the early hours of Thursday morning 14/03/19, however this is likely to change. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates as necessary. The Foss Barrier has been lowered and will continue to be in place as needed. 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 13 Mar 2019 02:33
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse are continuing to rise as a result of heavy rainfall, and are expected to reach 2.7m at the York Viking Recorder around 8am. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected to continue overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Wednesday 13/03/19. A peak level in York of 3.6m is currently forecast for the early hours of Thursday morning 14/03/19, however this is likely to change. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and will close any flood gates as necessary. We will be operating the Foss Barrier overnight. 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 12 Mar 2019 23:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected from 11pm tonight, 12/03/19, and overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to rise until at least 9am on Wednesday 13/03/19 and to stay high through Wednesday morning. A peak level in York of between 2.6m and 3.1m is currently forecast for Wednesday morning. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and we will be operating the Foss Barrier overnight. We do not currently expect to have to close any flood gates in York. 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 12 Mar 2019 17:59
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, riverside paths and cycle-paths and land is expected from 11pm tonight, 12/03/19, and overnight. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads. We expect river levels to rise until at least 9am on Wednesday 13/03/19 and to stay high through Wednesday morning. A peak level in York of between 2.6m and 3.1m is currently forecast for Wednesday morning. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and we will be operating the Foss Barrier overnight. We do not currently expect to have to close any flood gates in York. 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 7 Mar 2019 20:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, paths, cycle-paths and farmland is expected to continue today, 07/03/19, and into tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads and paths. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 08/03/19. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York has reached just under 2.1m. Very little or no further rise is expected, but levels will remain high through the night. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Levels are not high enough to require the operation of the Foss Barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated Friday morning, 08/03/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2019 15:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, paths, cycle paths and farmland is expected to continue today, 07/03/19, and into tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads and paths. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 08/03/19. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York is expected to reach 2.2m at around 8pm tonight. Although little or no further rise is expected after that, levels will remain at around 2.2m through the night. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Levels are not high enough to require the operation of the Foss Barrier. 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 7 Mar 2019 11:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads, paths, cycle paths and farmland is expected from midday today, 07/03/19, and into tomorrow. Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads and paths. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 08/03/19. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York is expected to peak at between 2.2m and 2.4m at around 8pm tonight, although levels will remain high through the night. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 11 Feb 2019 09:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in York are now at 2.57 m (8 feet 5 inches) and are falling steadily. River levels are expected to continue falling slowly through this morning, Monday 11th February. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Be prepared to act on your flood plan. We continue to monitor the situation, and will update this message by 5:30 pm today (Monday 11th February) or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2019 16:56
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in York are now at 3.02m (9feet 10 inches) and are falling slowly. Levels are expected to continue falling slowly through this evening and into tomorrow morning. Riverside foot paths and cycle ways may still have floodwater on them in the morning. The Foss Barrier is manned and is in operation. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Be prepared to act on your flood plan. We continue to monitor the situation, and will update this message by 9:30 am tomorrow morning (Monday 11th February) or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2019 09:43
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in York are now at 3.08m (10 feet 1 inch) and are expected to peak at 3.1m (10 feet 2 inches) mid-morning today, Sunday 10th February. This afternoon we should start to see the river levels slowly fall. Riverside footpaths may be flooded. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Keep an eye on local weather forecasts. Be prepared to act on your flood plan. We continue to monitor the situation, and will update this message by 6pm, Sunday 10th February or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Feb 2019 02:23
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels on the Ouse in York are rising faster than we had expected yesterday evening. The current level on the Ouse is 2.7m (8 feet, 10 inches) and is rising steadily. It can now be expected to reach 3 m (9 feet 10 inches) between 4 and 6 am this morning (Sunday 10th February), peaking over 3 m (9feet 10 inches) later in the morning. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. Be prepared to act on your flood plan. We continue to monitor the situation, and will update this message later this morning, Sunday 10th February or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 16:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Ouse is slowly rising in response to last night’s heavy rainfall. The Ouse at York is currently at a level of 2.25m (7 feet 5 inches) and is expected to rise slowly into this evening and overnight, peaking tomorrow morning (Sunday 10th February) above 2.5 m (8 feet 2 inches). Areas most at risk are riverside footpaths, low lying land and roads. We continue to monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 9:30am tomorrow, Sunday 10th February, or as the situation changes. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2019 09:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Ouse through York remains high but steady as a result of persistent (heavy) rainfall across the area over the last few days. The level on the Ouse in York is currently 2.17m (7 feet 1 inch). We expect that the Ouse will remain around this level throughout Saturday morning and into the afternoon. Areas most at risk are low lying footpaths, land and roads. We are continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes. Please avoid using low lying footpaths alongside the Ouse.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2019 20:59
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River Ouse levels are forecast to rise as a result of recent persistent rainfall. The Ouse in York is currently at 1.4 m and rising. The river level is expected to continue to rise overnight and is forecast to peak towards mid-day on Saturday 9th February below 2.7 m. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2018 16:43
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force. The river level in York is currently 2m (6 feet 7 inches) and will continue to fall during Saturday 22/12/2018 and into Sunday morning, 23/12/2018. We are not currently expecting to issue any flood warnings for this area as levels are falling. Further rain is forecast for Sunday which may cause levels to rise again during Monday, 24/12/2018. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday evening, 22/12/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2018 10:26
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen due to rainfall in the upper catchments. The river level in York is currently 2.14m (7 feet 0.3 inches) and is expected to remain around this level during Saturday afternoon, 22/12/2018. Levels are forecast to fall slowly later on Saturday and into Sunday 23/12/2018. Flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland remains possible during this period. We are not currently expecting to issue any flood warnings for this area. As further rain is forecast for Sunday, this may cause levels to rise again during Monday, 24/12/2018. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday afternoon, 22/12/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2018 20:38
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen due to rainfall in the upper catchments. The river level in York is currently 1.9m (6ft 3") and is expected to rise to around 2.1m (6ft 11") overnight on Friday 21/12/2018. The river is forecast to remain around this level into Saturday 22/12/2018. Flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible during this period. We are not currently expecting to issue any flood warnings for this area. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday morning, 22/12/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2018 17:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of rainfall in the upper catchments. The river level in York is currently 1.75m (5ft 7") and is expected to rise to between 2m (6ft 6") and 2.2m (7ft 2") during Friday evening 21/12/2018. The river is forecast to remain around this level overnight and into Saturday 22/12/2018. Flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible during this period. We are not currently expecting to issue any flood warnings for this area. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated later this evening, 21/12/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2018 20:00
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as river levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall in the upper catchments. The river level in York is currently 1.95m (6 feet 5 inches) and is expected to remain between this level and 2.0m (6 feet 7 inches) overnight on Wednesday, 19/12/2018, into Thursday morning, 20/12/2018. Flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible during this period. We are not currently expecting to issue any flood warnings for this area, and we expect levels to fall slowly during Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Thursday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2018 14:48
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall in the upper catchments. The river level in York is currently 1.9m (6 feet 3 inches) and is expected to rise to around 2.0m (6 feet 7 inches) during Wednesday afternoon and evening 19/12/2018. Flooding of roads, footpaths and farmland is possible during this period. We are not currently expecting to issue any flood warnings for this area, and we expect levels to fall during Thursday. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated this evening, 19/12/2018, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2018 08:37
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York are high following rainfall over the weekend but are now falling. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and paths and the staithes remains possible today, Monday. The river level in York is now 2.2 metres above normal and falling. No further rainfall is expected and levels are forecast to fall steadily today. We will update this message on Monday afternoon. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we do not expect to operate the Foss Barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2018 20:04
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York remain high following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and paths and the staithes is expected on Sunday and Monday. The river level in York is now 2.5 metres above normal. No further rise is now expected, but it will remain at around this level through most of the night before starting to fall early on Monday morning. We will update this message on Monday morning as new forecasts become available. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we do not expect to operate the Foss Barrier. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2018 15:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York have risen following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and paths and the staithes is expected today, Sunday. The river level in York is now 2.47 metres above normal. We expect a slight rise in level to 2.5m and levels will remain high this evening. We will update this message on Sunday evening as new forecasts become available. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will operate the Foss Barrier if it is required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2018 08:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York have risen following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land and paths and the staithes is expected today, Sunday. The river level in York is now 2.4 metres above normal. The level peaked at 2.45m overnight and is now falling slightly, but will remain high throughout today. A further slight rise is possible this evening and overnight into Monday. We will update this message on Sunday afternoon as new forecasts become available. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will operate the Foss Barrier if it is required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2018 19:47
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York have risen following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land, paths and the staithes is possible on Saturday and Sunday. The river level in York is now 2.1m above normal and rising. A peak level of between 2.3m and 2.5m is forecast overnight. Levels are likely to remain high throughout Sunday and we will update this message on Sunday morning as new forecasts become available. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will operate the Foss Barrier if it is required. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2018 14:01
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York have risen following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land, paths and the staithes is possible today, Saturday. The river level in York is now just under 2m above normal. It is expected to remain at around this level until 6pm tonight, after which it will start to rise again. A peak level of between 2.2m and 2.6m is forecast overnight. We will update this message on Saturday evening as new forecasts become available. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will operate the Foss Barrier if it is required. Please avoid using low-lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Dec 2018 08:34
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York have risen overnight following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land, paths and the staithes is possible today, Saturday. The river level in York is now just under 2m above normal. Very little or no further rise is expected, but the level will remain at around 2m until late this afternoon. Further rain is forecast and it is possible that levels will rise again tonight. We will update this message on Saturday afternoon as new forecasts become available. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will operate the Foss Barrier if it is required. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 18:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in York are forecast to rise overnight following persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low-lying land, paths and the staithes is expected early on Saturday morning. The river level in York is forecast to reach between 2m and 2.5m above normal on Saturday morning. Our incident response staff are checking defences and will operate the Foss Barrier if it is required. The river will remain high on Saturday and some further rise in levels is possible. We will update this message on Saturday morning as new forecasts become available. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 20:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force in response to heavy rainfall in the upper catchments on Friday and Saturday. The current river level at the Viking Recorder on the River Ouse in York is 2.3m, or 7feet 7inches and expected to peak Sunday evening near this level. No further significant rainfall is expected in the upper catchments however river levels will remain high into Monday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 16:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force in response to heavy rainfall in the upper catchments on Friday and Saturday. The current river level at the Viking Recorder on the River Ouse in York is 2.3m, or 7feet 7inches and expected to peak Sunday evening near this level. No further significant rainfall is expected in the upper catchments however river levels will remain high into Monday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2018 08:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force in response to heavy rainfall in the upper catchments on Friday and Saturday. The current river level at the Viking Recorder on the River Ouse in York is 2.2m, or 7feet 3inches and rising slowly. This is expected to peak below 2.5m, or 8feet 2inches on Sunday morning. No further significant rainfall is expected in the upper catchments. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Oct 2018 17:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued in response to heavy rainfall in the upper catchments on Friday and Saturday. The current river level at the Viking Recorder on the River Ouse in York is 0.8m, or 2feet 7inches and rising slowly. This is expected to peak between 2.5m, or 8feet 2inches and 3.0m, or 9feet 10inches, on Sunday morning. Further rainfall in the upper catchments is expected on Sunday, however this is not predicted to result in any additional rise and the River Ouse should start falling into the early part of the week. We may need to operate the Foss Barrier overnight into Sunday morning in response to the levels on the River Ouse. We will continue to monitor the situation and if necessary issue Flood Warnings.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Aug 2018 17:52
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued in response to recent heavy rain falling over York and is specifically for the Burdyke area of York. The current level of Burdyke is 3.0m and rising. The wider River Ouse flood alert area may be affected by surface water issues, however river levels remain low. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 15:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels in the Upper River Ouse. Levels in York have now peaked, but remain high, affecting riverside footpaths and low-lying land. No further significant rainfall is expected. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:59
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force as a result of the Ouse responding to Tuesday's rainfall. The current Ouse river level in York is 2.16m (7 feet and 2 inches) and the current river level at Naburn upstream of the weir is 1.8m. Both continue to rise slowly. We expect the Ouse in York to peak later this morning below 2.5m (8 feet and 2 inches). We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 18:28
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued as a result of the Ouse rising in the York area following Tuesday's rainfall. We expect the Ouse in York to reach 2m (6 feet and 7 inches) overnight, with an expected peak below 2.5m (8 feet and 2 inches) by mid to late morning on Wednesday. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 19:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Upper Ouse Alert: This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this update is 2.1 metres (6 feet 11 inches) and falling steadily. The flood warnings at York and Naburn are no longer in force. The Foss Barrier has been raised to its normal position and river levels on both the Foss and the Ouse are returning to normal. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 11:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this update is 2.5 metres (8 feet 2 inches) and falling steadily. The flood warnings at York and Naburn are no longer in force. The Foss Barrier has been raised to it normal position and river levels on both the Foss and the Ouse are returning to normal. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 20:12
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this update is 3.1 metres (10 feet 2 inches). River levels are continuing to fall but this alert will continue to be required throughout Saturday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Unsettled weather is forecast for the Saturday and Sunday. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 19:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this update is 3.1 metres (10 feet 2 inches). River levels are continuing to fall. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Unsettled weather is forecast for the Saturday and Sunday. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 14:03
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this update is 3.3 metres (10 feet 10 inches). River levels are dropping slowly. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled weather will continue today but unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 10:46
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this update is 3.4 metres (11 feet 2 inches). River levels are dropping slowly and it is likely they will remain above 3 metres today. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled weather will continue today but unsettled weather is forecast for the rest of the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 03:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this message update is 3.5 metres (11 feet 5 inches). It is likely that levels will remain above 3m on Friday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 17:03
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following rainfall earlier in the week. The level in York at the time of this message update is 3.6 metres (11 feet 10 inches). Levels are forecast to remain around this level through to this evening, after which we expect a slow fall overnight. It is likely that levels will remain above 3m on Friday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. Dry and settled conditions are expected to continue through until Friday, after which unsettled weather is forecast over the weekend. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 11:37
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The level in York at the time of this message update is 3.6 metres (11 feet 10 inches). Levels may fluctuate slightly in response to rainfall but we do not anticipate it will rise above 3.7m. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 04:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The level in York at the time of this message update is 3.6 metres (11 feet 10 inches). Levels may fluctuate slightly in response to rainfall but we do not anticipate it will rise above 3.7m. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 20:39
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The level in York at the time of this message update is 3.6 metres (11 feet 10 inches) and is expected to remain at or around this peak level on Wednesday night. Levels may fluctuate slightly early on Thursday morning in response to Wednesday’s rainfall but are currently not anticipated to rise above this peak level. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 12:49
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 3.6 metres (11 feet 10 inches) in York. Levels on the River Ouse in York are expected to remain high throughout the afternoon on Wednesday 4th April. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 04:03
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 3.4 metres (11 feet 2 inches) in York. Levels on the River Ouse in York are expected to peak around 3.6 metres (11 feet 10 inches) on Wednesday afternoon. This forecast is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale and River Ure have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 21:22
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 3.2 metres (10 feet 7 inches) in York, and we are expecting the River Ouse to reach 3.4 metres (11 feet 2 inches) overnight on Tuesday. Levels on the River Ouse in York are expected to peak around 3.75 metres (12 feet 4 inches) on Wednesday afternoon. This forecast is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale and River Ure have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood warning has been issued due to high levels on the River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 3.0 metres (9 feet 11 inches) in York, and we are expecting the River Ouse to reach 3.4 metres (11 feet 2 inches) on Tuesday evening. Levels on the River Ouse in York are expected to peak around 3.8 metres (12 feet 6 inch) on Wednesday afternoon. This forecast is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the Upper River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 2.7m (8 feet 10 inches) in York, and is expected to rise throughout the day on Tuesday. Levels on the River Ouse in York may peak at around 4 metres (13 feet 1 inch) on Wednesday afternoon to evening. This is an early forecast which is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:12
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the Upper River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 2.5 metres (8 feet 2 inches) in York, and is expected to rise throughout the day on Tuesday. No further significant rainfall is expected during Tuesday. Levels on the River Ouse in York may peak at around 4 metres (13 feet 1 inch) on Wednesday afternoon to evening. This is an early forecast which is subject to change as levels upstream on the River Swale have yet to peak and are currently responding to melting snow. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 08:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the Upper River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 2.5 metres (8 feet 2 inches) in York, and is expected to rise throughout the day on Tuesday. No further significant rainfall is expected during Tuesday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes. We will provide a peak level forecast later on Tuesday morning when this becomes available.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 05:15
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the Upper River Ouse following recent rainfall. The current level is 2.3m in York, and is expected to rise throughout the day on Tuesday. No further significant rainfall is expected. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:36
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert is in force as levels in the River Ouse are expected to rise slowly overnight. Rainfall over the weekend has made its way into the River Ouse, and the levels are now rising as a result. The Ouse is expected to reach around 2.4m at midday on Tuesday, and will continue rising before reaching a peak on Thursday. The latest levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 12:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels on the River Ouse. Low lying land along the riverside may still be affected but levels are now falling to below levels of concern. The current level at York is 2.16m and is forecast to fall below 2m on Sunday. Snow showers forecast across the catchment over the weekend are not expected to cause any further impact on river levels, and drier conditions are expected on Monday. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 18:35
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse remain high in response to rainfall across the catchment earlier in the week. The river level at York is peaking at 2.4m and we do not anticipate any further rise. Levels are forecast to remain above 2m for the rest of today but are expected to fall during Sunday. Snow showers forecast throughout the weekend are not expected to cause any further impact on river levels. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 10:34
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse caused by recent rainfall across the catchment. The river level at York has seen a steady rise overnight to reach 2.3m. The current forecast indicate a further slight rise before peaking under 2.5m from midday onwards on Saturday. Snow showers forecast over the weekend are not expected to cause any further impact on river levels, and we should start to see levels falling later today and into Sunday. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 15:13
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the River Ouse are steadily rising in response to recent rainfall across the catchment. The river level at York is currently forecast to reach 2m in the early hours of Saturday morning, after which levels are expected to continue to rise. The rate of rise will be slow. Current forecasts indicate a peak level of between 2.3m and 2.5 on Saturday afternoon. Upper catchment levels are due to peak on Friday evening which may impact on the amount of rise and the timing of the peak seen on the Ouse. Further outbreaks of rain and snow showers are forecast for over the next 24hrs but we do not anticipate this to cause any further impact. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 15:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to raised levels on the River Ouse. Low lying land along the riverside may still be affected but levels are now falling below levels of concern. The current level at the York Viking Recorder is 2.4m (7 feet 10 inches) and will continue to fall slowly into Thursday. No significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24hrs. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels and more detailed weather forecasts from the Met Office.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 19:07
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse remains in force due to high river levels. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 3m (9 feet 10 inches), and although no further rise is expected levels will remain high overnight. There is flooding of riverside paths, 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 appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 15:21
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse remains in force due to high river levels. The current level at York Viking Recorder is 3m or 9 feet 10 inches, and although no further rise is expected levels will remain high into the night. There is flooding of riverside paths, 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 appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 20:19
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at Queen’s Staith Road in York remains in force due to high river levels. The level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is expected to peak at 3m by 6am on Tuesday 13th March 2018. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at 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 appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2018 11:47
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at Queen’s Staith Road in York remains in force due to high river levels. The current river level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is 2.29m or 7 feet 6 inches. Levels will remain high on the River Ouse during Monday 12th March. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at 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 appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 11:58
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper River Ouse at Queen’s Staith Road in York remains in force due to high river levels. The current river level of the River Ouse at the York Viking Recorder is 2.4m or 7 feet 10 inches. Levels are rising slowly on the River Ouse during Sunday 11th March, and are forecast to reach 2.7m or 8 feet 10 inches at around 5pm on Sunday 11th March. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at 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 appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 20:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert is being issued for the Upper River Ouse at Queen’s Staith Road, York as river levels are rising due to persistent rain during the day, with further bands of rain forecast overnight and on Sunday. The River Ouse is forecast to reach 2m in the Queen’s Staith area at around 11pm on Saturday 10th March 2018 and continue to rise throughout Sunday 11th March 2018. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office website at 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 appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2018 08:45
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper Ouse remains in force as river levels remain high following recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchments. The current river level in York is 2.3m, or 7 feet 6 inches, and is expected to peak at 2.4m, or 7 feet 10 inches, at 10am today. Levels will then start to recede slowly. Some low lying land alongside the River Ouse, including riverside footpaths in the city, may be affected. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 19:43
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Upper Ouse has been issued as a result of rising river levels following recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchments. The current river level at the Viking recorder is 1.65m or 5 feet 4 inches and rising. The Ouse in York is forecast to continue to rise throughout the night, peaking at approximately 2.6m or 8 feet 6 inches in the early afternoon of Wednesday 7th March. Some low lying land alongside the Ouse, including on riverside footpaths in the city may be affected. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as appropriate.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2018 09:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued in response to a combination of moderate rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchments working its way down the River Ure and River Swale. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 1.3 metres, or 4 feet and 3 inches. This is forecast to peak at just over 2 metres, or 6 feet 7 inches on Friday afternoon. Flooding of parts of the York riverside footpaths and low lying land near the river is possible. No further significant rainfall is expected over the coming days and river levels should drop again into the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2018 20:41
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued in response to a combination of moderate rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchments working its way down the River Ure and River Swale. The current level on the River Ouse in York is 1.3 metres, or 4 feet and 3 inches. This is forecast to peak to just over 2 metres, or 6 feet 7 inches on Friday afternoon. Flooding of parts of the York riverside footpaths and low lying land near the river is possible. No further significant rainfall is expected over the coming days and river levels should drop again into the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 19:18
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked on Thursday morning at 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and is now falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected, and levels are expected to continue to fall through the weekend. Flood gates in York have been opened. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 12:56
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked on Thursday morning at 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and is now falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected, and levels are expected to continue to fall through the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation. The Foss Barrier will be opened today and floodgates along the River Ouse in York have been opened. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jan 2018 08:39
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked on Thursday morning at 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and is now falling slowly. No further significant rainfall is expected, and levels are expected to continue to fall through the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation. The Foss Barrier will be opened today and floodgates along the River Ouse in York are being opened this morning. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 19:34
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked this morning at 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and is now starting to fall slowly. Levels will remain high into Friday, but no further significant rainfall is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York remain closed. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 14:27
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The river level at the Viking recorder in central York peaked this morning at 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and is now starting to fall slowly. Levels will remain high through the night, but no further significant rainfall is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York remain closed. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Jan 2018 08:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The current level at the Viking recorder in central York is 3.2m (10 feet 6 inches) and no further rise is now expected. Levels will remain high today (Thursday) before starting to fall slowly in the evening and through the night. No further significant rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York will remain closed today. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 20:28
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The current level at the Viking recorder in central York is 3m (9ft 10in) and expected to rise slowly overnight. A further rise on Thursday morning is expected and a peak level of up to 3.5m (11ft 6in) is possible. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as new forecasts become available. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York are being closed. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 13:45
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to high levels on the River Ouse in York. The current level at the Viking recorder in central York is 3m (9ft 10in) and it is not expected to rise higher than 3.1m (10ft 2in) today. Some rain has fallen this morning in the upper catchment and this will keep levels on the Ouse high into Thursday. A slight further rise on Thursday morning is possible and we will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as new forecasts become available. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York are being closed. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 07:06
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to rising levels on the River Ouse in York. Rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments has led to high levels in the Ouse. Levels are expected to peak between 3.1 and 3.2m (10ft 6in) on Wednesday afternoon. Some further rainfall is expected this morning across the catchment which is expected to keep levels high into Thursday. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York are being closed. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 04:51
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The river level in York is expected to continue to rise during Wednesday as a result of rain forecast to pass across the catchment. The Foss Barrier is in operation and floodgates along the River Ouse in York will be closed in the early hours of Wednesday morning. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 04:26
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise in response to recent rainfall and melting snow in the upper catchments. The river level in York is expected to continue to rise during Wednesday as a result of rain forecast to pass across the catchment. The Foss Barrier is in operation. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 22:11
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse are continuing to rise in response to recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchments. The river level in York is expected to rise slowly overnight and is currently forecast to reach 2.5m in the early hours of Wednesday, after which levels may continue to rise slowly during Wednesday as a result of rain forecast to pass across the catchment. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 10:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert has been issued as levels on the river Ouse in York have risen due to recent rainfall and snowmelt and are likely to continue to rise slowly during Tuesday. As further rain is forecast today this is likely to keep levels above normal into Wednesday. Updates to river levels can be viewed on our website.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 18:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert remains in force although levels on the River Ouse in York are now falling. The river level in York is currently 2.30 metres and falling. No significant rainfall is forecast in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels are likely to remain high over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2018 11:16
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert remains in force although levels on the River Ouse in York have now peaked. The river level in York is currently 2.57 metres and falling. No significant rainfall is forecast in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels are likely to remain high over the weekend. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 18:42
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert remains in force although levels on the River Ouse in York have now peaked. The river level in York is currently 2.98 metres and beginning to fall slowly. No significant rainfall is expected in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels will remain high due to response in the upstream catchments. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 10:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse in York continue to rise slowly this evening. The river level in York is currently 3.0 metres and this is expected to peak around 3.1 metres on Friday before falling into the weekend. No significant rainfall is expected in the upper catchments over the next couple of days, however river levels will remain high due to response in the upstream catchments. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 18:57
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse in York continue to rise slowly this evening. Levels in York are expected to reach approximately 3 metres tonight and will remain high overnight and into tomorrow. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 12:37
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert remains in force as levels on the River Ouse in York continue to rise slowly during this afternoon. Levels are expected to peak this evening at approximately 3 metres and will remain high for the next few days.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 14:55
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert has been issued as the River Ouse is rising following recent rainfall upstream of York. Levels are forecast to rise slowly overnight and into tomorrow morning. It is possible that the Foss Barrier will be operated overnight if forecast levels are reached. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 10:32
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This flood alert remains in force due to a rise in levels on the River Ouse at York in response to recent rainfall and snow melt in the upper catchment. The rate of rise has been lower overnight than previously forecast and levels are now expected to remain between 1.75m and 2m today. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We will continue to monitor the situation. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 20:08
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
Levels on the River Ouse at York are steadily rising in response to recent rainfall and snowmelt in the upper catchment. The river level in York is currently forecast to reach 2m at around 7am on New Year’s Day after which levels may continue to rise further during the day as a result of unsettled weather forecast across the catchment. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message with the latest forecast information. Please continue to check the GOV.UK website for current river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Nov 2017 09:14
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels are still high after heavy rainfall earlier this week in the Yorkshire Dales. The River Ouse in York is currently at a level of 2.1m, or 6 feet 11 inch, and is falling slowly. The river will largely return within its channel on Saturday but care should still be taken on low-lying footpaths and in riverside areas. 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 24 Nov 2017 20:22
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels are still high after heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The River Ouse in York is currently at a level of 2.78m, or 9 feet 1 inch, and is falling slowly. Flooding of low-lying footpaths, Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith will continue into Saturday morning. 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 24 Nov 2017 14:12
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force as river levels are still high after heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The River Ouse in York is currently at a level of 2.95m, or 9 feet 8 inches, and is starting to fall slowly. Flooding of low-lying footpaths, Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith will continue through today and into Saturday morning. The Foss Barrier was operated on Thursday evening and is expected to remain in the lowered position until Friday evening. 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 24 Nov 2017 08:01
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 3.0m, or 9 feet 10 inches, and has peaked. Flooding of low-lying footpaths, Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith will continue into Friday. The Foss Barrier has been operated on Thursday evening and expected to remain in the lowered position during 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 20:40
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert remains in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 2.7m, or 8 feet 11 inches and is rising steadily. There will be flooding of low-lying footpaths, Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith through Thursday evening. We currently expect a peak level of around 3.1m, or 10 feet 2 inches, to be reached during the early hours of Friday morning, with levels remaining high into Friday morning. The Foss Barrier has been operated on Thursday evening and has been lowered into position. 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 15:17
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert is in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 2.25m and is rising steadily. There will be flooding of low-lying footpaths, Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith through Thursday afternoon. We currently expect a peak level of between 2.6m and 3m to be reached at around midnight, with levels remaining high into Friday morning. The Foss Barrier is likely to be closed on Thursday evening. 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 09:03
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This alert is in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 1.7m and is beginning to rise. The level is expected to reach 2m by midday, with water coming onto lower parts of footpaths, Queen’s Staith and King’s Staith through Thursday afternoon. We currently expect a peak level of between 2.5m and 3m to be reached at around midnight, with levels remaining high into Friday morning. We will be able to update this message with a more precise forecast as levels peak on the lower parts of the Rivers Ure and Swale this afternoon. 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 25 Oct 2017 17:42
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The flood alert for the Lower River Ouse has been issued as the river rises slowly following the rainfall over the last few days. The River level at York is currently 1.5m and is expected to rise slowly to a peak of approximately 2.2 m in the early hours of Thursday morning, between 3 and 7 am. Levels could remain high in York throughout Thursday morning. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Oct 2017 12:28
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level at the York Viking recorder peaked around 2.9m (9 feet 4 inches) on Sunday morning. Levels will fall slowly during Sunday. The levels further downstream at Cawood and Selby are forecast to remain in the normal ranges for the time of year. 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 15 Oct 2017 08:49
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The level of the Ouse in York is expected to continue rising until mid-morning Sunday. The forecast for the York Viking recorder is to peak around 2.8m (9 feet 2 inches) at approximately 10am on Sunday morning. Levels will fall slowly during Sunday. 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 21:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the Ouse are rising in response to high levels upstream in the Swale and Ure after rainfall in the Dales on Friday and Saturday morning.. The levels are expected to continue rising overnight and into Sunday. The forecast peak is around 2.7m (8 feet 10 inches) at the York Viking Recorder early on Sunday morning. The latest levels can be found on the Flood Information Service section of the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as more information becomes available.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2017 18:54
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the Ouse are rising in response to high levels upstream in the Swale and Ure after rainfall in the Dales on Friday and Saturday morning.. The levels are expected to continue rising overnight and into Sunday. The forecast peak is around 3m (9 feet 10 inches) at the York Viking Recorder at around 09:00 Sunday morning. The latest levels can be found on the Flood Information Service section of the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as more information becomes available.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Oct 2017 16:44
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
River levels in the Ouse are rising in response to high levels upstream in the Swale and Ure after rainfall in the Dales on Friday and Saturday morning.. The levels are expected to continue rising overnight and into Sunday. The forecast peak is between 2.5m and 3m (8'2" and 9'10"). The current forecast for the York Viking Recorder is for it to reach 2.7m (8'2") around 11:30pm on Saturday and to continue to rise slowly. The latest levels can be found on the Flood Information Service section of the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as more information becomes available.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2017 20:29
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The River Ouse peaked at the York Viking Recorder this evening at 2.13m (7 feet). The levels in the Ouse have now started to fall and will continue to fall slowly overnight. Current levels can be found on the gov.uk website. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2017 12:47
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The Flood Alert for the Upper River Ouse has been issued due to river levels in York. Rainfall over the Dales during Wednesday has made its way into the rivers and is now reaching York, causing the level of the Ouse to rise slowly. The level at the York Viking Recorder is expected to peak between 2.1 and 2.2 metres (6 feet 11 inches to 7 feet 3 inches) between 3pm and 6pm on Thursday 12th October. The latest levels are available on the gov.uk website. We are continuing to monitor river levels and will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Sep 2017 07:58
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
The River Ouse in York is now peaking at approximately 2 metres, lower than previously forecast and will begin falling back towards normal levels later this morning following Tuesday nights rain.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Sep 2017 20:24
River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet
This Flood Alert has been issued in response to the rise in the watercourses that feed into the River Ouse following last nights rain. The River Ouse is forecast to rise through the night and into tomorrow and is currently expected to peak tomorrow afternoon between 2.5 and 2.75 metres, which is between 8 feet 2 inches and 9 ft. Low lying foot and cycle paths along the River Ouse in York may be affected. Although some localised rain showers are possible, no significant rainfall is expected in the next 24 hours and with levels on the rivers upstream of York already beginning to peak we currently expect levels in York to begin to fall again later on tomorrow. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message accordingly.