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Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck

Flood alert

High river levels overnight may lead to flooding, due to heavy rainfall affecting the area from 11pm. Flooding is possible when river levels are at their highest from 16/07/2024 01:30am. Areas most at risk include Alverthorpe Beck, Balne Beck, Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck in Wakefield. Overall, weather conditions are expected to improve throughout the morning, with some light showers through Tuesday, however no further flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation and monitoring rainfall and river levels. Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses. This messaged will be updated by 16/07/2024 08:00, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 7:19pm, Monday 15th July.

Flood Warning Area Details

Alverthorpe Beck, Balne Beck, Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck in Wakefield

Region: Yorkshire

Country: England

Counties covered: Leeds, Wakefield

Watercourses covered: Ings Beck, Alverthorpe Beck, Balne Beck, Oakenshaw Beck

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Ings Beck and Oakenshaw Beck.

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 risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Fosterford Beck and Balne Beck at Wrenthorpe
Wrenthorpe in Wakefield including Wrenthorpe Lane, Southfield Close, Jerry Clay Lane, School Lane, Furness Drive and Lyndale Drive

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck and Alverthorpe Beck at Brooks Bank around Wakefield Prison
The Prison area in Wakefield including Moorhouse Avenue and adjoining roads, Alverthorpe Road, Victoria Avenue and Elder Green

No current or recent warnings.

Alverthorpe Beck at Wakefield Flanshaw
Flanshaw in Wakefield including Wasdale Road, Rydal Drive, Grasmere Road, Flanshaw Lane, Tyrrell Court, streets off Willow Road and Weavers Chase

No current or recent warnings.

Oakenshaw Beck at Agbrigg
Agbrigg including Agbrigg Road and roads off Agbrigg Road from Doncaster Road to Back Gordon Street. Also includes Caravan Site off Doncaster Road

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck, Alverthorpe Beck and Ings Beck at Wakefield Westgate
Wakefield Westgate, Darnley including Rufford Street, Westgate Retail Park and Thornes

No current or recent warnings.

Balne Beck at Peacock including Silcoates Street
Peacock area in Wakefield including Silcoates Street and adjoining roads, Blackthorn Way and Rowan Court

No current or recent warnings.

Lower River Calder catchment
River Calder from Brighouse to Castleford including Chickenley Beck, Spring Mill Beck and Waindike

No current or recent warnings.

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