Flood Warning Info - River Great Ouse at Odell

Area Description

Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane.
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.

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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 2 Feb 2021 07:59
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are slowly falling at the Turvey river gauge following the persistent rainfall in the catchment. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible throughout today, Tuesday 2nd February. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further rainfall is forecast today, which may cause river levels to remain high or rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, Tuesday 2nd February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 2 Feb 2021 02:12
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are slowly falling at the Turvey river gauge following the persistent rainfall in the catchment last week. Flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible tonight and into this morning, Tuesday 2nd February. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further rainfall is forecast today, which may cause river levels to remain high or rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this morning, Tuesday 2nd February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 16:18
River Great Ouse
River levels are high and steady at the Turvey river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment last week. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Monday 1st February. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further rainfall is forecast tomorrow, which may cause river levels to remain high or rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 1 Feb 2021 07:23
River Great Ouse
River levels have risen at the Turvey river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall in the catchment last week. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible this morning, Monday 1 February. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. We expect river levels to continue rising very slowly this morning as the flood water travels down the river from upstream. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight, into tomorrow, which may cause levels to remain high or rise further. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 16:35
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high at the Turvey river gauge as a result of recent rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Sunday 31 January. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. No further significant rainfall is forecast until Tuesday 2 February. We expect river levels to remain high overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 31 Jan 2021 08:36
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high at the Turvey river gauge as a result of recent rainfall in the catchment. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Sunday 31st January. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. No further significant rainfall is forecast for the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day today before beginning to slowly fall this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 31st January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 17:11
River Great Ouse
River levels are steady but remain high at the Turvey river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Saturday 30 January. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours but we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 31 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 08:49
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Saturday 30 January. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further rainfall is forecast throughout this morning and we expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 30 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 30 Jan 2021 04:53
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of rainfall over the last few days. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible today, Saturday, 30/01/21. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further heavy rainfall is forecast throughout this morning. We expect river levels to rise further with the forecasted rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 30/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Jan 2021 20:18
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of rainfall over the last 48 hours. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible between 03:00 and 17:00 tomorrow, 30/01/21. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise further with the forecasted rainfall. 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 move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Move family, pets and cars to safety. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 30/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 15:30
River Great Ouse
River levels continue to fall at the Turvey river gauge but remain higher than normal downstream at the Sharnbrook river gauge. Consequently the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 19:19
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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 08:18
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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 20:00
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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 08:45
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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 01:56
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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 12:26
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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. 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 21:19
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is continued to be expected overnight and tomorrow, 25/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further light rainfall is forecast in the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 14:40
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 16:30 and 17:00 toady, 24/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further light rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Thursday, 24/12/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liasing with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes. Find out if your community assistance centre is open at www.bedford.gov.uk.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 13:49
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Turvey river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected between 16:30 and 17:00 today, 24/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Horsefair Lane and Mill Lane in Odell. Further light rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Thursday, 24/12/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.