Upper River Nidd

Flood alert

This flood alert has been issued as river levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy rainfall on Tuesday 19/01/2021.  Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today from this afternoon, 19/01/2021.  Areas most at risk are low lying land and roads.   Please be aware that persistent and heavy rain is forecast until early Thursday 21/01/2021. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the forecast.  Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and do not walk or drive through flood water.  This message will be updated  this evening, 19/01/2021, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 2:00pm, Tuesday 19th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

The Upper River Nidd and tributaries downstream to Walshford at the A1

Counties covered: North Yorkshire

Watercourses covered: River Nidd

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 Nidd.

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

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Nidd at Pateley Bridge and Bewerley
Riverside properties in Pateley Bridge and Bewerley, including Pateley Bridge Caravan Park and the Cricket Ground.

No current or recent warnings.

River Nidd at Knaresborough
Riverside areas in Knaresborough including Waterside, Abbey Road and part of Manse Lane Industrial Estate

No current or recent warnings.

River Nidd at Hunsingore and Cattal
Riverside properties at Cattal including Oak Lodge and The Old Cornmill at Hunsingore

No current or recent warnings.

River Nidd at Knaresborough Caravan Parks
Riverside properties at Nidderdale Lodge, Lorisholme, Riverside Caravan Parks off York Road and some properties along Frogmire Dike

No current or recent warnings.

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