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

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area


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.