Selby flood warning in force

Here’s the latest flood warning for the River Ouse at Selby Dam, issued at 3.50am today: “This Flood Warning has been issued in response to rising levels on Selby Dam due to recent rainfall. The areas most at risk are around Leeds Road in Selby.

“We have teams on site at Selby Dam Pumping Station, and are monitoring the situation closely. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not drive through flood water.”

It had reached 3.93m at 8:30am.