Flood Alert Info - Pickering Beck and Costa Beck catchments

Area Description

Land around Pickering Beck and it's tributaries including Raindale Beck, Levisham Beck, Gundale Beck, Costa Beck, including properties of Kirby Misperton and Pickering.
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 22 Jan 2021 01:01
Pickering Beck, Costa Beck
The flood alert for Pickering Beck remains in force. Consequently, flooding of property, roads, and farmland is expected. River levels have peaked and are falling. The weather is forecast to remain unsettled with wintry showers for the next couple of days, rainfall totals are expected to be low. Please avoid walking or driving through flood water and visit the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 22/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 16:03
Pickering Beck, Costa Beck
The flood alert for Pickering Beck remains in force. River levels remain high and are beginning to fall. No further significant rainfall is expected today, 21/01/2021.The upstream flood storage area is now filling. See the GOV.UK website for a 5day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid low lying land and footpaths near local watercourses. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2021 08:17
Pickering Beck, Costa Beck
This flood alert has been issued due to rising river levels on Pickering Beck. River levels are high due to recent persistent rainfall and are expected to peak this morning, however no further significant rainfall is expected today, 21/01/2021. The upstream flood storage area is now filling. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid low lying land and footpaths near local watercourses. We will update this message in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2021 05:13
Pickering Beck, Costa Beck
The flood alert for Pickering Beck and Costa Beck Catchments remains in force. River levels on Pickering Beck are forecast to rise overnight due to rainfall and snowmelt, leading to high levels around Pickering from the early hours of Tuesday morning, 12/01/2021. We will continue to monitor this closely and this message will be updated on Tuesday afternoon or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. 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 11 Jan 2021 21:11
Pickering Beck, Costa Beck
The flood alert for Pickering Beck and Costa Beck Catchments is now in force. River levels on Pickering Beck are forecast to rise overnight due to rainfall and snowmelt, leading to high levels around Pickering from the early hours of Tuesday morning, 12/01/2021. We will continue to monitor this closely and this message will be updated on Tuesday morning or as the situation changes. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast and river levels. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers which may be flooded.