Flood Warning Info - River Spen and Canker Dyke at Ravensthorpe

Area Description

Ravensthorpe including Northstead to Kingfisher Crescent including the allotment gardens, and from the sports ground to the River Calder bounded by Tanhouse Street, Park Road and Ravenswharf Road.
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

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the 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 29 Jul 2019 04:17
River Spen, Canker Dyke
River levels on the River Spen peaked late on Sunday evening and are falling through the morning of 29 July 2019. There is currently no significant rainfall forecast. The flood risk has reduced and the Warning will be removed in daylight hours. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Leeds Incident Room remains open. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jul 2019 19:46
River Spen, Canker Dyke
River levels have risen on the Spen as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected this evening 28/07/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Leeds Incident Room is open. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. This message will be updated later this evening 28/07/19, or as the situation changes.