Flood Warning Info - River Aire at Cardigan Fields Leisure Park and Kirkstall Works

Area Description

Leeds including Cardigan Fields Leisure Park including Evanston Avenue and Cardigan Fields Road. Airedale Chemical Works off Kirkstall Road, including Washington Street and Aire Place.
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.

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Flood Warning History

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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


Flood Warning issued on 10 Feb 2020 04:22
River Aire
River levels remain high but are falling following persistent heavy rainfall associated with Storm Ciara. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Areas most at risk are Cardigan Fields and Kirkstall works businesses. Further scattered rainfall is forecast throughout Monday, however, we do not anticipate any further significant river response. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated by 12:20pm on 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 17:04
River Aire
River levels are rising as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected. We expect flooding to affect properties at the area around Cardigan Fields and Kirkstall works businesses. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise until 19:00 on 09/02/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and 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 by 00:45 on 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.