Upper River Ouse

Flood Alert

This alert remains in force as levels in the River Ouse continue to rise as a result of rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and riverside areas remains possible throughout Monday 9th December. Areas most at risk are low lying land and riverside areas through York.The level at York Viking is 2.6m. Levels are expected to continue rising slowly through Monday and to peak at approximately 2.7m overnight. No significant rainfall is expected on Monday night. We are closely monitoring the situation and the forecast. Please plan walking, cycling and driving routes to avoid low lying roads and paths near rivers, which may be flooded. Current river levels and a 5 day forecast are available on the GOV.UK website. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:30pm, Monday 9th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

Riverside footpaths and low-lying land in York and to the south as far as Naburn Lock, including Kings Staith, Queens Staith, and South Esplanade

Region: North East

Counties covered: North Yorkshire, York

Watercourses covered: River Ouse, Burdyke, Holgate Beck, Blue Beck, River Foss, The Fleet

Area covered by this alert location

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

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

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Ouse at Linton Lock
The caravan park at Lock Bridge and isolated properties at Linton Lock

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - riverside properties
Properties on King's Staith in York and riverside areas through York from Lendall Bridge to Millennium Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - St George's Field and Queen's Staith
Properties along Queen's Staith, on South Esplanade, Friars Terrace and Tower Place. St George's Field carpark and Rowntree Park

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Skeldergate and Tower Street
Properties at lower levels on Skeldergate and on Tower Street near Tower Gardens. Properties on Cumberland Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - River Street
Properties on River Street and on Lower Darnborough Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Fulford and Fordlands Road
Riverside properties in Fulford from Blue Bridge Lane to the A64, and properties in the Fordlands Road area that can be cut-off by road flooding

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Clifton
St. Peter's School, Clifton Green Area, Water Lane

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Marygate
Breach or failure of flood defences for Marygate and Frederick Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Leeman Road
Properties in the Leeman Road area, including Lincoln Street, Balfour Street, Salisbury Road, Aldborough Way and Landing Lane

No current or recent warnings.

Holgate Beck at York
Hamilton Drive and the Hob Moor area in Holgate

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Clementhorpe, Lower Ebor Street and South Bank
Properties in Postern Close and the Clementhorpe area, and on Lower Ebor Street and Vine Street. Properties around Rowntree Park, including Cameron Grove, Butcher Terrace, Terry Avenue and Reginald Grove

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Skeldergate
Properties on the higher side of Skeldergate, on Albion Street, and on the lower ends of Micklegate, Fetter Lane and Buckingham Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Fulford Road
Properties off Fishergate and Fulford Road from Blue Bridge Lane to the A64, including Fulford Hall

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - North Street
Flood Defence failure or breach for North Street and Rougier Street

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - Rawcliffe and York Business Park
River Ouse at York - Rawcliffe from A1237 to The York Sports Club at Clifton, including York Business Park in Poppleton

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at York - City Centre
Properties on Coney Street, Clifford Street, and around Lendall Bridge, and land and properties near the railway station

No current or recent warnings.

Westfield Beck - South Haxby
Beckside homes and businesses in the south Haxby area, upstream of the railway line

No current or recent warnings.

Westfield Beck - New Earswick
Homes and businesses in the New Earswick area, between Poplar Grove and the railway line

No current or recent warnings.

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