Flood Warning Info - River Aire at Castleford Lock Lane

Area Description

Castleford Ings including area bounded by the River Aire and the Aire and Calder Navigation.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • 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 22 Jan 2021 00:12
River Aire
River levels across the Aire Catchment rose as a result of the persistent rainfall associated with Storm Christoph. Levels at Castleford have now peaked, but will remain at a level where we expect property, roads and farmland to flood. Areas most at risk are properties at Lock Lane, Castleford. Although levels will remain high for the rest of today Friday 22 January 2021), no further significant rainfall is expected over the next few days. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we are closely monitoring the forecast. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated by 08:10 today, 22/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 15:44
River Aire
River levels across the Aire Catchment have risen as a result of the persistent rainfall associated with Storm Christoph. Levels at Castleford have now peaked, but will remain at a level where we expect property, roads and farmland to flood. Areas most at risk are properties at Lock Lane, Castleford. Although levels will remain high for the rest of today (Thursday, 21 January 2021), no further significant rainfall is expected over the next few days. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we are closely monitoring the forecast. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated by 23:55 today, 21/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2021 07:59
River Aire
River levels across the Aire Catchment have risen as a result of the persistent rainfall associated with Storm Christoph. Levels at Castleford are now peaking, and remain at a level we expect property, roads and farmland to flood. Areas most at risk are properties at Lock Lane, Castleford. Although levels will remain high for the rest of today (Thursday, 21 January 2021) no further significant rainfall is expected over the next few days. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we are closely monitoring the forecast. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated by 15:55 today, 21/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 20 Jan 2021 23:33
River Aire
River levels across the Aire Catchment have risen as a result of the persistent rainfall associated with Storm Christoph. Levels at Castleford have continued to rise and are expected to peak in the next few hours, but will remain high overnight and into tomorrow (Thursday, 21/01/2021). Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Areas most at risk are properties at Lock Lane, Castleford. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we are closely monitoring the forecast. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated by 07:30am, 21/01/2021, or as the situation changes.