Flood Warning Info - River Great Ouse at Olney and Newton Blossomville

Area Description

Church Street and East Street playing fields in Olney, Lavendon Mill and Newton Blossomville.
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 26 Dec 2020 02:01
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are falling at the Olney river gauge. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains, but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Church Street and Olney Tennis and Cricket Clubs in Olney, Lavendon Mill, and Newton Blossomville. 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 contact with flood water. 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 Olney river gauge. Consequently, risk of property flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Church Street and Olney Tennis and Cricket Clubs in Olney, Lavendon Mill, and Newton Blossomville. 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 contact with flood water. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 23:18
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Olney river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Church Street and Olney Tennis and Cricket Clubs in Olney, Lavendon Mill, and Newton Blossomville. 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 contact with flood water and move possession 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 24 Dec 2020 15:45
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Olney river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect Church Street and Olney Tennis and Cricket Clubs in Olney, Lavendon Mill and Newton Blossomville. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and turn off gas, electricity and water. Please follow advice from emergency services and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated this evening, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.