River could peak at 5m

The River Ouse is now being forecasted to peak between 4.8m and 5m.

In a Tweet the Environment Agency said:

  • We are expecting the River Ouse in York to peak around 4.8-5m on Tuesday morning. Floodgates are closed in York and the #FossBarrier is operational.

    We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local rivers