Flood Warning Info - River Great Ouse at St Neots, Little Paxton and The Offords

Area Description

River Great Ouse from Tempsford to Offord including St Neots.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 10:05
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords. This means the current risk of property flooding is reducing. There is still potential for flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. Further rainfall is possible on Thursday 31st December and Friday 1st January, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 21:58
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords. No further significant rainfall is expected overnight, Monday 28th December or tomorrow Tuesday 29th December, however we expect that levels will remain high over the next few days. There is still potential for flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 10:24
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords. No further significant rainfall is expected today, Monday 28th December or tomorrow Tuesday 29th December, however we expect that levels will remain high over the next few days. There is still potential for flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 02:16
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are falling through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords, following the recent heavy rainfall. Further rain is possible today, Monday 28th December 2020, so river levels may remain high. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 18:23
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords, following the recent heavy rainfall. Further rain is forecast for overnight tonight and Monday 28th December 2020, so we expect river levels to remain high. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 10:36
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords, following the recent heavy rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast for Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 04:21
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high through St Neots, Little Paxton and the Offords, following the heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Further rainfall is forecast for Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 03:03
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high, but are falling at the Bedford river gauge and remain high and level at the Tempsford river gauge following the heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Further rainfall is forecast for Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 17:04
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are falling at the Bedford river gauge and remain high and level at the Tempsford river gauge following the heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23 December. Further rainfall is forecast tonight, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 09:19
River Great Ouse
River levels have risen at the Bedford river gauge and continue to rise at the Tempsford river gauge following the heavy rainfall on Wednesday 24th December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27/12/20 and Monday 28/12/20 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 21:52
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect Chester Road, School Lane, Barford Road, Cromwell Road, St Neots Road, Cross Hall Road, Mill Hill Road, Huntingdon Street and Cambridge Street in St Neots, Skipper Way in Little Paxton, High Street in Offord D'Arcy and Station Lane in Offord Cluny. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.