The Environment Agency issues flood warnings. If there is a flood warning in your area you can expect flooding of homes and businesses.
Act now by moving cars, pets, food, valuables and important documents to safety
Put flood protection equipment in place
Turn off gas, electricity and water supplies if its safe to do so
Be prepared to evacuate your home
In the event of a severe flood warning you can expect flooding causing an extreme danger to life and property. You should:
Collect the things you need for evacuation and turn off the gas, electricity and water supplies if its safe to do so
Stay in a high place with a means of escape, avoid electricity sources and avoid walking or driving through flood water
Call 999 immediately if you are in danger
Current flood warnings
The Environment Agency now has three levels of flood warning - Flood Alert, Flood Warning and Severe Flood Warning. For a regularly-updated list of flood warnings in our area, and a description of what these warnings mean, click here to visit the Environment Agency's website.
General weather warnings
Weather warnings currently in place for Yorkshire and Humber can be viewed using the Met Office widget below: