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.
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.
Beck flowing into Farnley balancing reservoir. pic.twitter.com/Uq7meOrZjf— Samantha Stewart (@pampam256) November 7, 2019
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
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.