River Calder levels drop after torrential rain

River levels are starting to drop in the wake of torrential rain.

Sunday, 13th December 2015, 2:11 pm
Brearley Playing fields still flooded, after Saturday's heavy rains in Mytholmroyd

Parts of West Yorkshire were hit by floods on Saturday evening.

The River Calder broke its bank at Hebden Bridge at around 5pm causing the streets and roads to flood.

Others areas affected were Mirfield, Dewsbury and Leeds.

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Little signs of flooding from Saturday night in Mytholmroyd

Water levels at the River Calder have now dropped and there are little signs of flooding in Mytholmroyd town centre.

However, Brearley playing fields remain waterlogged after the heavy rain.

A flood alert for the River Calder, stretching from Todmorden down to Dewsbury, has been withdrawn.

A warning has also been removed from Walsden Water at Walsden.

River Calder levels have dropped after flooding on Saturday night, Mytholmroyd

For more information log onto http://apps.environment-agency.gov.uk/flood/31618.aspx.

Brearley Playing fields still flooded, after Saturday's heavy rains in Mytholmroyd