Darnall ‘properties at risk’ as Car Brook river levels rise

The Environment Agency say ‘immediate action is required’ as river levels continue to rise at the Car Brook in Darnall.

By Danielle Andrews
Sunday, 9th February 2020, 1:33 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 5:32 pm

River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall, due to Storm Ciara.

A further heavy band of rain is causing the river to continue to rise.

The agency say that property flooding is possible over the next few hours today, and properties in Darnall are most at risk.

The alert

River levels are expected to rise until the early afternoon.