Flood Warning Info - River Calder at Horbury - The Strands

Area Description

Horbury at Strands Cottage.
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 25 Feb 2020 06:37
River Calder
River levels on the Calder at Horbury, the Strands have peaked following rainfall on 24/02/2020 and are now falling below flood risk thresholds. No further significant rainfall is forecast for today. We expect to remove this warning in working hours today (25/02/2020). We will continue to monitor the situation from our incident room. Please avoid driving on low-lying roads and keep clear of footpaths which are close to watercourses. Please see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 14:35 on the 25/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 23:35
River Calder
River levels on the Calder at Horbury, the Strands have peaked following rainfall on 24/02/2020 and are now falling. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours so we expect to remove this warning in working hours on Tuesday 25/02/2020. We will continue to monitor the situation from our incident room. Please avoid driving on low-lying roads and keep clear of footpaths which are close to watercourses. Please see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 07:30 on the 25/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Feb 2020 14:31
River Calder
Levels on the Calder at Horbury, the Strands have risen quickly this morning, Monday 24/02/2020, in response to the recent rainfall and snow melt. Properties around The Strand, Horbury are at risk of flooding. Levels are expected to remain high into Tuesday morning (25.02.2020) before they will begin to fall. No significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We continue to monitor the situation from our incident room. Please avoid driving on low-lying roads and keep clear of footpaths which are close to watercourses. Please see GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 22:30 on the 24/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 12:12
River Calder
River levels rose as a result of the rainfall Friday evening (21/02/20) and this morning (22/02/2020). Levels have now peaked and are currently falling, however, further rainfall is forecast overnight and into tomorrow morning (23/02/2020). Areas most at risk are properties around The Strand, Horbury. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room which remains open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and put your flood plan into action. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 20:10 on 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 22 Feb 2020 02:54
River Calder
River levels have risen as a result of heavy showers throughout Friday night 21/02/20 and the early hours of this morning. River levels are expected to peak between 5 and 7am, 22/02/20. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. Areas most at risk are properties around The Strand, Horbury. Further scattered showers are forecast over the next 12 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation from our incident room which remains open. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and put your flood plan into action. See the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated by 11:00 on 22/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 23:46
River Calder
River levels across the Calder have peaked and are forecast to continue to fall steadily throughout Sunday (16th February). Whilst the period of greatest risk has now passed, this warning remains in force as levels remain elevated. Scattered showers are forecast for the first half of the week. We do not anticipate a significant river level response, but levels are expected to remain higher than average for the next two days. To report property flooding, please call our incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please put your flood plan into action and avoid driving through floodwater. This message will be updated by 07:45 on 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 15:35
River Calder
River levels rose rapidly overnight as a result of the heavy rainfall associated with Storm Dennis. Levels have peaked and are forecast to continue to fall steadily throughout the afternoon, however they remain elevated so this warning remains in force. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible in the early afternoon today, 16/02/20, although the period of greatest risk has passed. Areas most at risk are properties around The Strand, Horbury. Scattered showers are forecast for the first half of the week. We do not anticipate a significant river level response, but levels are expected to remain higher than average for the next two days. To report property flooding, please call our incident hotline on 0800 80 70 60. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please put your flood plan into action and avoid driving through floodwater. This message will be updated by 10:30 on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 02:53
River Calder
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property and roads and farmland is expected today, 16/02/20. Areas most at risk are properties around The Strand, Horbury. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until Sunday. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please put your flood plan into action. This message will be updated by 10:30 on 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 21:09
River Calder
River levels are very high in response to today’s heavy rainfall due to Storm Ciara and are expected to remain high through Sunday, 09/02/2020, evening. Areas most at risk are properties along The Strands at Horbury. High winds and further showers are forecast this evening and into Monday, 10/02/2020, but we do not anticipate any significant river response. We urge residents to remain vigilant and avoid walking and driving through low-lying land or near local watercourses. Our incident room is open and we are monitoring the situation closely. We will update this message by 05:15 on 10/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 9 Feb 2020 10:09
River Calder
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight due to Storm Ciara. A further heavy pulse of rain is causing a sharp river response. Consequently, flooding of property is possible over the next hour, 09/02/20.Areas most at risk are properties along The Strands at Horbury. We expect river levels to continue to rise until approximately midday 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 18:00 09/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 8 Nov 2019 01:16
River Calder
River levels have risen as a result of yesterday's heavy rainfall. Flooding of property and roads is expected today (08/11/19). We expect river levels to remain high until 09:00 on 08/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation and our incident room is open. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Nov 2019 14:14
River Calder
River levels have risen as a result of the persistent heavy rainfall today. Consequently, flooding of property and roads and is expected today, 07/11/19. Areas most at risk are properties around The Strand in Horbury Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high until 09:00 on 08/11/19. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast and our incident room is open. Please put your flood plan into action and see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 02:44
River Calder
Levels have peaked and are beginning to fall. The rain has cleared the catchment, but the threat of showers remain into the early hours of Sunday morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing and we do not currently expect the forecast showers to cause the rivers to rise to levels which could result in property flooding. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast from the Leeds Incident Room. Please see the GOV.UK website for a 5 day flood forecast. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 18:32
River Calder
River levels continue to remain high as a result of today’s prolonged rainfall. The rainfall is forecast to continue through Saturday and into the evening, but river levels are predicted to subside over the course of the evening but may remain high before they begin to fall again. We have had reports of roads flooded in this area, so please avoid contact with flood water and plan your routes carefully and continue to action any flood plan. The Leeds Incident Room is open and we are continuing to monitor the situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 13:47
River Calder
River levels on the River Calder have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains through Saturday, 16/03/2019, into the evening. Areas most at risk are properties around The Strand Horbury. The levels are expected to peak just around 4p.m. Leeds incident room is open and our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 16/03/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 22:35
River Calder
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.