We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.
Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 00:09
River levels have risen as a result of heavy rainfall on Saturday 16.03.19. The level at Ilkley is now falling steadily and will continue to fall throughout the night. We expect to be able to remove this flood warning on the morning of Sunday 17.3.19. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message 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 Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 13:00
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall. Areas most at risk are properties on Denton Road and Middleton Avenue.
The level is currently 2.2m at Ilkley. Further rainfall is forecast throughout today and levels are expected to reach around 3.1m around 17:45 today (16.03.19) although this could be slightly higher. We are currently expecting levels at Ilkley to drop back below 2.9m between 22:00 and midnight tonight.
Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation.
This message will be updated this afternoon, 16.03.19, or as the situation changes.