Tidal River Ouse

Flood Alert

This alert remains in force due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday in the Yorkshire Dales. The level of the River Ouse in York is currently 3.0m and has peaked. The current level upstream of the weir at Naburn is 2.5m and is not expected to rise further on Friday. Levels at Selby are within the normal tidal range, and although some rise has been seen at Cawood overnight no flooding is currently anticipated. No significant further rainfall is expected, but we will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message if forecasts change.

This information last updated 8:08am, Friday 24th November.

Flood Warning Area Details

The tidal foreshore and agricultural land adjacent to the river in the Cawood, Kelfield, Wistow and Selby areas

Region: North East

Counties covered: North Yorkshire

Watercourses covered: River Ouse

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Tidal River Ouse.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Derwent at Thorganby, Bubwith and Wressle
Villages and properties on both banks of the lower River Derwent, including Thorganby, Bubwith, Menthorpe, Breighton, Wressle, Loftsome Bridge and Brackenholme

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Selby and Barlby
Properties around the old shipyards and the Westfield and Holmes areas of Selby, and in Barlby from Landing Lane to the A19 Bridge.

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Drax
Drax including Hales Lane, Main Road, Back Lane and Castle Hill Lane.

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Selby Dam
Properties adjacent to Selby Dam

No current or recent warnings.

River Aire at Newland
Newland including Wood Lane, Mill Lane and Brier Lane. Includes Brickhill Farm, Mill Hill, Manor Farm and Lodge Farm.

No current or recent warnings.

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