Five Day Flood Risk Forecast

Forecast issued by the Met Office at 10:30am, Monday 21st August

The flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days. Localised flooding is possible but not expected across parts of the north of England on Tuesday afternoon and into early Wednesday morning due to heavy, possibly thundery showers. Localised flooding of land, roads and some properties may occur and there may be some travel disruption.

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River

The river flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days, despite periods of heavy rain and showers at times.

Coastal

The coastal/tidal flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days, despite high astronomical tides from Tuesday through until Friday.

Surface

The surface water flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days. Minor surface water flooding impacts are possible but not expected in the north of England through Tuesday afternoon and into early Wednesday due to heavy, possibly thundery showers.

Groundwater

The groundwater flood risk is VERY LOW for the next five days.

Daily Risk Forecast Maps

Areas Potentially Affected

Tuesday 22nd August

W Yorkshire, Redcar and Cleveland, E Riding of Yorkshire, Northumberland, N Yorkshire, Durham, York, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Lancashire, Cumbria, Tyne and Wear, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough

Source and risk of potential flooding

  • Surface: Likelihood very low, Impact minor

Additional information: Minor surface water impacts possible due to heavy thundery showers.

Wednesday 23rd August

W Yorkshire, Redcar and Cleveland, E Riding of Yorkshire, Northumberland, N Yorkshire, Durham, York, Darlington, Stockton-on-Tees, Lancashire, Cumbria, Tyne and Wear, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough

Source and risk of potential flooding

  • Surface: Likelihood very low, Impact minor

Additional information: Minor surface water impacts possible due to heavy thundery showers.

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