Flood Warning Info - Wash Dike at Pontefract

Area Description

Properties on, or near Bondgate, Cavendish Avenue, Beech Croft and Atkinson Lane in Pontefract.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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


Flood Warning issued on 20 Sep 2018 18:48
Wash Dike
This flood warning has been issued in response to the high river levels on Wash Dike. Persistent rainfall through the afternoon with heavy bursts have caused river levels to rise. The river level is currently falling however there is the possibility for some further heavy downpours which will see a response from the river. We are closely monitoring the situation from the Leeds Incident Room which is now open. Please remain safe and act on your flood plan if you have one. This message will be updated if the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 20 Sep 2018 18:29
Wash Dike


Flood Warning issued on 22 Jul 2017 08:52
Wash Dike
This flood warning has been issued due to the heavy band of rain falling in the catchment. Wash Dike has responded quickly and river levels are expected to rise. More heavy showers are expected through this morning. We are closely monitoring the situation and have field teams in the area.