Nine flood warnings for North Yorkshire as river levels rise
Following more heavy rain, the Environment Agency has issued nine flood warnings for North Yorkshire.
The current warnings are for:
- Barrow Beck in Barrow Upon Humber
- Holderness Drain at Wawne Common and Woody Carr
- Isolated properties and villages near to the River Ancholme from Broughton to Horkstow
- Low lying properties in the Upper Hull catchment
- River Derwent at Buttercrambe Mill
- River Hull at Hull Bridge and Beverley
- River Ouse at Naburn Lock
- River Ouse at York – riverside properties
- River Ouse at York – St George’s Field and Queen’s Staith
For the River Ouse at York, the warning issued last night states: “The River Ouse in York is rising and is forecast to rise to around 3.3m to 3.4m on Thursday morning. Further rainfall is expected throughout the week and levels will remain high and could rise further.”
According to the Viking Recorder, river levels are set to peak at 3.23m at 2.45pm this afternoon.
But snow is on the way. Here’s the latest York weather forecast: