Every flood alert issued for Leeds as flooding 'expected' after heavy snow

As heavy snow blankets Leeds this morning - residents are being urged to be prepared for flooding.

Monday, 24th February 2020, 6:39 am
Updated Monday, 24th February 2020, 6:42 am

There are seven flood alerts and one flood warning issued for Leeds by the Government's Flood Information Service.

One flood warning is in place for the River Aire at Allerton Ings, near Allerton Bywater.

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Seven flood alerts and one flood warning have been issued for Leeds

The flood service warns that immediate action is required and flooding is expected - as Allerton Ings has spilled.

There remains a risk of flood waters affecting Barnsdale Road and the flooding incident room is monitoring the situation as heavy rain and snow falls today.

There are also seven flood alerts issued for the city - where residents are urged to 'be prepared' for flooding.

Full list of flood alerts in Leeds:

Lower River Aire catchment

Lower River Nidd

Middle River Aire catchment

Tidal River Ouse from Naburn Lock to Selby

Tidal River Wharfe

Upper River Calder catchment

Upper River Nidd