Flood Warning Info - River Great Ouse at Felmersham, Sharnbrook, Bletsoe, Pavenham and Milton Ernest

Area Description

The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest.
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 22:00
River Great Ouse
River levels have fallen at the Sharnbrook river gauge but remain higher than normal. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains but is reducing for the High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham, and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. No further significant rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, therefore we expect river levels to continue to slowly reduce. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. You can find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 12:15
River Great Ouse
River levels have fallen at the Sharnbrook river gauge but remain higher than normal. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains but is reducing for the High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham, and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rainfall is possible on Thursday 31st December and Friday 1st January. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. You can find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk. This message will be updated in 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 00:27
River Great Ouse
River levels continue to fall at the Sharnbrook river gauge but remain higher than normal. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. No significant rainfall is forecast for Tuesday 29th and Wednesday 30th December 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 15:36
River Great Ouse
River levels continue to fall at the Turvey river gauge but remain higher than normal at the downstream Sharnbrook river gauge. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. No Significant rainfall is forecast for Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th December 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 07:24
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling but remain higher than normal at the Turvey river gauge after recent rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. No Significant rainfall is forecast for Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th December 2020, however we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 19:22
River Great Ouse
River levels have dropped but remain higher than normal at the Turvey river gauge after recent rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rain is forecast for overnight tonight and Monday 28th December 2020, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 27 Dec 2020 08:17
River Great Ouse
River levels have dropped but are slowly beginning to rise again at the Turvey river gauge after recent rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 26 Dec 2020 20:03
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are continuing to slowly fall at the Turvey river gauge. This means that the risk of flooding remains but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 26 Dec 2020 08:49
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are slowly falling at the Turvey river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 26 Dec 2020 02:05
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are slowly falling at the Turvey river gauge. The risk of property flooding remains as the peak of floodwater moves down the Great Ouse. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 25 Dec 2020 12:33
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are slowly falling at the Turvey river gauge. The risk of property flooding remains as the peak of floodwater moves down the Great Ouse. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 25 Dec 2020 05:29
River Great Ouse
River levels are high but steady at the Turvey river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 24 Dec 2020 21:11
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect The High Road in Felmersham, Ouse Manor at Sharnbrook, Rushden Road at Bletsoe, Close Road and Stafford Farm at Pavenham and Bedford Road at Milton Ernest. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.