A warning has been issued by the Environment Agency as river levels surge on the Hunsworth Beck, attributed to Storm Babet.

Anticipate flooding in areas proximate to the Hunsworth Beck.

Property inundation is projected to commence from 06:00 AM on 20/10/2023.

Additional rainfall is anticipated persisting through today and into the weekend.

River levels are anticipated to sustain their elevated state.

The Environment Agency’s incident rooms are presently operational, diligently overseeing the evolving situation.

Exercise vigilance by monitoring local water levels and prevailing weather conditions. Be prepared to activate your flood plan. Refrain from traversing floodwaters, whether by foot, bicycle, or vehicle.

This advisory will be reissued by 02:00 PM on 20/10/2023, or as circumstances dictate.

Flood Warning Area: Residences along Dealburn Road, Walker Road, Cleckheaton Road, New Brighton Road, and those situated at Lower Woodlands.