This is how high the River Aire in Leeds is at the moment

River Aire
River Aire
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Could Leeds flood today?

After several days of stormy weather, water levels in the River Aire are rising.

"I had to be rescued from the River Aire at 4am and I want to explain why"

At 2.30pm, the river was 1.40m high - the height at which flooding is likely. By 4pm it had risen a further four centimetres.

How trees planted along the River Aire will prevent future flooding

Its normal level is less than 1.35m.

Some areas of the bank and towpath near Crown Point have begun to flood.

Rain is predicted to fall until around 5pm tonight in Leeds, according to the Met Office forecast.