for Flood warning in force now River Don at Thorpe in Balne

Flooding is expected - immediate action required

River levels at Kirk Bramwith river level gauge remain high. We are expecting scattered showers today (Tuesday, 12/11/19), however we do not currently expect this to have any significant impact on river levels. Looking ahead we are expecting a band of frontal rain to move across the catchments from the west on Thursday night. This will be locally heavy, particularly for high ground exposed to the south and south-east. Given the wet condition of the catchment, we expect to see the rivers respond. See GOV.UK for a 5 day flood forecast. We are supporting the coordinated multi‐agency response and our incident room is open. Our incident response staff have deployed pumps, people and equipment. Please avoid contact with floodwater and plan journeys to avoid low-lying roads. To report any flood impacts please call 0800 80 70 60. This message will be updated by 12:17 on 12/11/19 or as the situation changes.

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