Upper River Wharfe

Flood alert

The flood alert for the Upper River Wharfe remains in force as river levels are high as a result of heavy rainfall on Tuesday, 19/01/2021. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Wednesday 20/01/2021. 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 and river levels could rise again. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 12:27pm, Wednesday 20th January.

Flood Warning Area Details

Low lying agricultural land and possibly minor roads in the valley floor, including Buckden and Bolton Abbey

Counties covered: Bradford, North Yorkshire

Watercourses covered: River Wharfe

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 Wharfe.

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 Wharfe at Bolton Bridge
Properties on both banks of the river including Red Lion Farm, Forge Cafe, Devonshire Cottages, The Devonshire Arms, Railway Cottages and properties near Beamsley Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Wharfe at Addingham
High Mill and Olicana Caravan Park, Low Mill Village

No current or recent warnings.

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