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UPDATE: flood alerts still in place for Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale

UPDATE: flood alerts still in place for Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale

Published by May Norman at 5:30pm 16th March 2019. (Updated at 11:33am 17th March 2019)

 

UPDATE: There are now four flood warnings still in place across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale

 

Flood warnings:

  • Collingham Beck at Collingham
  • River Nidd at Knaresborough Caravan Parks
  • Earby Beck at Earby - Craven 


Flood alert:

  • Earby Beck and Glusburn Beck - Craven
  • Upper River Aire - Skipton, Craven
  • Upper River Nidd - near Ripley
  • Lower River Ure - near Ripon
  • Lower River Wharfe - between Huby and Weeton
  • Lower River Nidd - near Kirk Hammerto

For a full list please visit the environment agency website

 

 

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue tweeted some of what they've been dealing with

 

UPDATED 9:30pm

Heavy rain is causing problems across Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.

A number of flood warnings and alerts have been issued for a number of areas.

They are listed as below:

Flood warnings:

  • River Wharfe at Addingham
  • River Wharfe at Billams Hill and riverside properties between Otley and Pool
  • River Wharfe at Harewood Bridge
  • Collingham Beck at Collingham
  • River Nidd at Knaresborough Caravan Parks
  • River Nidd at Hunsingore and Cattal
  • Colne Water at Lenches  - Craven
  • Earby Beck at Earby - Craven
  • Broughton Beck at Elslack and Broughton Business Park - Craven
  • River Wharfe at Bolton Bridge
  • River Wharfe at Denton Road - Ilkley

Flood alert:

  • Earby Beck and Glusburn Beck - Craven
  • Upper River Aire - Skipton, Craven
  • Upper River Nidd - near Ripley
  • Lower River Ure - near Ripon
  • Lower River Wharfe - between Huby and Weeton
  • Lower River Nidd - near Kirk Hammerton

Flooding has already occurred at Gargrave. These pictures, courtesy of Mike Snelson, show the River Aire off Marton Road.

Flooding
River Aire, Marton Road, Gargrave
Flooding
River Aire, Marton Road, Gargrave
flooding
River Aire, Marton Road, Gargrave

 

On Sunday morning police tweeted 

This video of Rathmell Bottoms road near Settle was taken by Thomas Beresford:

 

Fire crews were called out to help rescue people stuck in cars caught up in flood waters in Grassington:

 

A similar scene for firefighters in Otley:

 

Farmers in the Yorkshire Dales are struggling with flood waters:

To recap, there are several flood warnings and alerts for Harrogate, Craven and Wharfedale.

These have been issued by the Environment Agency - which has also posted this flooding information sheet to Twitter:

flooding

After today's heavy rainfall, all eyes will be on tomorrow's weather:

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