River Calder level at Wakefield

Latest at 11:45am on 19 May

Height
0.03m
Trend
Steady
State
Low

Normal range 0.04m to 0.85m

Height in metres over the last 5 days

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How levels here could affect nearby areas

1.90m
Property flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood warnings may be issued
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Calder Vale, Wakefield
Historical event: Flooding to properties at Thornes, Wakefield
Historical event: Flooding to property on Fall Ings Road, Wakefield
1.65m
Water reaches the highest level recorded at this measuring station (recorded on 9 February 2020)
1.43m
Historical event: Flooding at Wakefield
1.20m
Low lying land flooding is possible above this level. One or more flood alerts may be issued
0.85m
This is the top of the normal range
0.03m
Latest level

Flooding might not happen again at the same historical levels. This may be because flood management schemes are now in place.

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