River Ouse at Bishopthorpe

Flood Warning

This flood warning remains in force as levels remain high following recent rain. The Ouse level at York Viking Recorder is 3.4m. The river level is forecast to continue falling slowly through Thursday morning, 20/2/2020, before rising again into the weekend in response to further rainfall. Floodgates are closed in York and the Foss Barrier is operational. For the latest river levels please see the gov.uk website. We are closely monitoring the situation and our Area Incident Room is open. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:49am, Thursday 20th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Homes and businesses in Bishopthorpe including Chantry Lane, Main Street, Appleton Road and Copmanthorpe Lane

Region: North East

Counties covered: York

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 River Ouse at Bishopthorpe.

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 Foss catchment
Land adjacent to the river Foss from Stillington to the River Ouse in York, including the Huntington Road area in York

No current or recent warnings.

River Ouse at Naburn
Homes and businesses in Naburn along Main Street, Front Street , York Road and some properties on Vicarage Lane

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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

River Ouse at Acaster Malbis
Homes and businesses in Acaster Malbis including The Ship Inn, Blacksmiths Cottage, Carcroft, River View, Riverlea and The Old Vicarage

Recent warnings no longer in force.

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 Naburn Lock
Naburn Lock Buildings and Lock Cottages

No current or recent warnings.

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