Flooding Incident Pateley Bridge

9th Feb 2020

Attendees: 16

Duration : 4hrs 35min

Total Attendance Time : 73hr 20 mins

The Team were made aware of a risk to life flooding event in Pateley Bridge. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was also in attendance. UWFRA water team was deployed. Initially forecast water peak was 4.5m which is around 0.3m above the flood defences, in the end it just missed over topping flood barriers. Team assisted with moving people across bridge and through flood water on far (Grassington side) Also assited in transporting Northern Power Grid to check on sub station and ferrying sandbags With level dropping to 3.55m team stood down.