Flood warning still in place for River Aire near Leeds as rain continues to fall

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A flood warning is in place for the River Aire in Castleford as heavy rain continues to fall, with numerous alerts also in place around the city.

The warning for the River Aire comes after wintry weather over the Easter weekend followed by heavy rain, forcing river levels to rise.

Flood update

Flood update

A warning means that immediate action is required for residents and businesses near the affected area, while an alert advises people to be prepared.

Flood warning:

River Aire at Allerton Ings, Barnsdale Road and Properties

Flood alerts:

Lower River Nidd

Tidal River Ouse

Tidal River Wharfe

Upper River Nidd

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