Monday morning update: River due to peak by 9.30am

Source: The Flood Warning Information Service
The River Ouse has now surpassed its previous 2020 peak and at 8am on Monday was recorded at 4.47m.

It is due to rise for the next hour, with a forecasted peak reached at 9.30am of 4.61m.

That’s very high, but comfortably under the 4.8m required to breach the flood defences.

It is then due to start falling, down to a predicted 4.16m by 7am tomorrow (Tuesday 25 February).

According to the latest Met Office weather forecast, the snow and rain this morning will stop by lunchtime.

The there is little rain in the forecast until the end of the week.