Flood Warning Info - Dean Bottom Dike and Box Ings Dike at Kirkburton

Area Description

Kirkburton including North Road, Low Town and Church Green.
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 9 Feb 2020 09:39
Dean Bottom Dike
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight due to Storm Ciara. A further heavy band of rain is causing the river to continue to rise so property flooding is possible this morning, 09/02/20. The areas most at risk are properties along North Road. We expect river levels to continue to rise until the early afternoon today. We are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room. Please put your flood plan into action and see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid contact with flood water. We will update this message by 17:35 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.

Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 20:14
Dean Bottom Dike
After persistent rainfall throughout today, 2nd April 2018, river levels are continuing to rise and are expected to reach a level where flooding is a possibility. We are continuing to monitor the situation and will provide an update should the situation change from the current forecast. Please stay aware of your surroundings and do not put yourself at risk. If you have a flood plan, please start to use it.