Collapsed wall at Shibden closes road following Storm Ciara floods

Calderdale has been left picking up the pieces from another devastating flood after Storm Ciara's high winds and heavy rainfall caused chaos yesterday (Sunday).

Monday, 10th February 2020, 8:18 am
Updated Monday, 10th February 2020, 3:50 pm

Several roads across Calderdale were closed and drivers were told to avoid many others due to flooding.

Read: These flood warnings are still in place across CalderdaleBrow Lane at Shibden is closed due to a collapsed wall

The lower end of Midgley Road in Mytholmroyd is closed at the Rochdale Canal due to a burst culvert. Burnley Road is open and drivers should find an alternative route.

Stoodley Glen in Todmorden in also currently closed.

The A646 Burnley Road, Hebden Bridge to Todmorden; A644 Wakefield Road at J25 M62 and Park Road in Elland are now open.

Elland Bridge is also now reopen after it was closed for a structural assessment.

The historic bridge, which was badly damaged during the Boxing Day floods of 2015, was struck by a huge shipping container that was swept along the River Calder.

Flooding in Mytholmroyd yesterday

Rastrick Bridge at Bridge Road in Brighouse leading to Rastrick will shortly be closed to remove a shipping container which is stuck under the bridge.

Drivers are still urged to take care when driving as some routes may have debris and mud on the carriageway.