Flood Warning Info - Wider area at risk from the River Great Ouse at Renhold, Great Barford, Tempsford and Roxton

Area Description

St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford and Church Street at Tempsford.
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 28 Dec 2020 02:16
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high, but are falling at the Bedford river gauge 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 St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. 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, but are falling at the Bedford river gauge and remain high at the Tempsford river gauge 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 St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. 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, but are falling at the Bedford river gauge and remain high at the Tempsford river gauge 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 St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 03:12
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 St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 17:00
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 tonight, Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 10:41
River Great Ouse
River levels have risen at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 02:50
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Bedford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 20:21
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 St Neots Road and Water Lane at Renhold, High Street, School Lane, Orchard Way and Churchgate at Great Barford, and Church Street at Tempsford. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.