When was the flooding in South Yorkshire?
The November 2019 floods had a devastating impact on communities in South Yorkshire, and the coronavirus pandemic only made it more difficult to recover.
When was the Yorkshire flood?
2019 Yorkshire Dales floods
|Grinton Smelt Mill post June 2019 floods. The image at the top shows the Mill and Barrel-Arched Watercourse in September 2018. The lower image is post-flooding, taken in March 2020.|
|Date||30 July 2019|
|Location||Arkengarthdale, Swaledale, Wensleydale|
Is there any flooding in Barnsley?
There are no flood warnings or alerts in this area. This service tells you your risk of flooding from rivers, the sea and groundwater. Contact your local council about surface water flooding (also known as flash flooding).
Where did the South Yorkshire flood happen?
This extreme rainfall led to one of the largest flood events in the last 50 years of records in the Don catchment, and had a devastating impact on communities along the River Don. Around 1600 properties were affected by the flooding, with the majority in Doncaster (in Bentley and Fishlake).
How many homes were flooded in South Yorkshire?
(“Fire crews help with flooding in Doncaster – South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue”, 2019). However, over the coming hours, the persistent rainfall led to over 500 homes becoming flooded and a further 1,200 properties evacuated in areas hit by the flood along with over 150 roads closed.
Where does it flood in Yorkshire?
North Yorkshire has experienced several surface water flooding events in decent decades, a notable example being in 2012. In some areas, such as Malton, Norton and Old Malton, the river levels in the River Derwent can interact with surface water to cause a ‘flood locking’ effect.
Is Rotherham flooded today?
There are no flood warnings or alerts in this area. This service tells you your risk of flooding from rivers, the sea and groundwater.
What was the worst flood in the UK?
One of the greatest storm surges on record drowned 326 people in the UK at the end of January 1953. The flooding forced 30,000 people to be evacuated from their homes, and 24,000 properties were seriously damaged. 160,000 hectares of eastern England flooded and more than 1,600 km of coastline was damaged.
What caused the Yorkshire floods?
Major rivers have burst their banks in Yorkshire after Storm Franklin battered parts of the UK. Homes and businesses were flooded in Tadcaster in North Yorkshire on Monday when the River Wharfe overflowed.