for Flood warning in force now River Swale at Kirby Wiske

Flooding is expected - immediate action required

This warning has been issued due to heavy rainfall on Wednesday and overnight in the Yorkshire Dales. The current level at Kirby Wiske is 2.5m, and this is expected to reach 3m and start to flood access roads at around 2pm on Thursday 23rd November. A peak level of up to 4m could be reached at around midnight before levels start to fall, but this forecast is of lower confidence and we will update this message as new information becomes available. No significant further rainfall is expected but we will continue to monitor the situation.

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