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for Flood warning in force now River Aire at Newton and Fairburn

Flooding is expected - immediate action required

River levels across the Aire Catchment are now starting to drop after persistent rainfall associated with Storm Christoph. Levels at Fairburn are starting to drop today (22/01/2021), though still remain at a level where flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. Area most at risk are Newton Lane and Caudle Hill. Our incident response staff are checking defences and we are closely monitoring the forecast. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and do not walk or drive through fast moving water. This message will be updated by 18:52 on 22/01/2021, or as the situation changes.

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