Flood Warning Info - River Calder at Elland - Saddleworth Road to Lowfields Business Park

Area Description

Elland including Saddleworth Road, Halifax Road, Elland Bridge and Century Road, Premier Way, Lacy Way, Lowfields Way and Riverbank Way at Low Fields Business Park.
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


Flood Warning issued on 17 Mar 2019 02:40
River Calder
River levels have now fallen below the flood risk threshold. However, a Flood Alert also remains in force for the wider area, as flooding may still affect roads and low lying land. Further showers are forecast into the morning of Sunday 17 March, but we do not currently expect these to have a significant impact on river levels. We continue to monitor the situation from the Leeds Incident Room. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 18:25
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 15:42
River Calder
River levels continue to rise as a result of today’s prolonged rainfall. The rainfall is forecast to continue through Saturday and into the evening. There is a risk for roads to be flooded in this area. The levels are currently expected to peak just around 4.15p.m. but will remain high throughout Saturday afternoon before they start to fall in the early evening. The Leeds Incident Room is open and we are monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in 8 hours or as the situation changes. Please avoid contact with flood water and action any flood plan.


Flood Warning issued on 16 Mar 2019 15:09
River Calder