Photo: Samantha Stewart

West Leeds: Flood warnings on Pudsey and Wortley Becks – Updated

7 November 2019

UPDATE: Flood warnings and flood alerts are no longer in place.

ORIGINAL POST: Two flood warnings are currently in place for west Leeds, where ‘flooding is expected’ and ‘immediate action is required’, according to the Environment Agency.

Photo: Environment Agency

Wortley Beck, from Corn Mill Lodge Hotel to Butt Lane, by Farnley Reservoir

Rivers and becks around Farnley Reservoir have been placed on alert, with properties on Pudsey Road – from the Corn Mill Lodge Hotel through to Butt Lane – being told they at risk of flooding.

Tyersal and Pudsey Beck

The same warning has been issued for Tyersal and Pudsey Beck and Environment Agency teams will continue to monitor the situation overnight. They say:

“Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and we expect river levels to remain high until 9am on Friday.”

Flood alerts pose a slightly less serious threat. these are in place for:

Wyke Beck, Meanwood Beck and Wortley Beck catchments

and

Kirkstall Abbey

Check out details of river levels at Kirkstall Abbey here.

A flood alert is where flooding is possible but there is no immediate danger of flooding.

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