Flood Alert Info - Low lying roads between Harrold and Oakley in Bedfordshire

Area Description

The roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell in Bedfordshire.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 17:07
River Great Ouse
River levels at the Turvey river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. No more significant rainfall is forecast. 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. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 11:17
River Great Ouse
River levels at the Turvey river gauge are falling but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. No more significant rainfall is forecast. 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. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated this afternoon, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 16:15
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. No more significant rainfall is forecast. 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. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 07:55
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. No more significant rainfall is forecast. 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. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated this morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:25
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. No more significant rainfall is forecast. 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. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 09:37
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. No more significant rainfall is forecast. 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. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 08:28
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high as a result of recent rainfall. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 17:02
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high as a result of recent rainfall. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 09:13
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high as a result of recent rainfall. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 16:35
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high as a result of recent rainfall. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. No significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 08:58
River Great Ouse
River levels are continuing to rise as a result of recent rainfall. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. No significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 19:13
River Great Ouse
River levels are continuing to rise as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. The Environment Agency are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 12:54
River Great Ouse
River levels have risen as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 16/01/2020. We expect flooding to affect roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow, 17/01/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the road. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 20:12
River Great Ouse
River levels are continuing to fall at the Turvey river gauge following last week’s rainfall, but flooding remains possible. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. More rainfall is forecast on Thursday 26 December which could cause river levels to rise. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning Thursday 26 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 08:28
River Great Ouse
River levels are starting to fall at the Turvey river gauge following last week’s rainfall, but flooding remains possible. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. More rainfall is forecast on Thursday 26 December which could cause river levels to rise. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated this afternoon Wednesday 25 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 20:11
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high and are falling at the Turvey river gauge as a result of last week’s rainfall. As a result flooding is possible. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. More rainfall is forecast on Thursday 26 December which could cause river levels to rise further. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning Wednesday 25 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 09:58
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high and are falling at the Turvey river gauge as a result of last weeks rainfall. As a result flooding is possible. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. More rainfall is forecast on Thursday 26 December which could cause river levels to rise further. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated this afternoon Tuesday 24 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 17:03
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high at the Turvey gauging station as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently there is a risk of flooding. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high and our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 24 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:39
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high as a result of recent persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently there is a risk of flooding. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. We expect river levels to remain high and will closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:57
River Great Ouse
River levels continue to rise as a result of recent persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently there is a risk of flooding. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. We expect river levels to remain high and will be closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the roads. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 10:05
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of recent persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently there is a risk of flooding. The roads at Harrold, Oakley, Radwell and Felmersham may become impassable due to flood water. This message applies to these roads only. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, Sunday 22nd December. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the road. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 16:00
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently there is a risk of flooding. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the road. This message will be updated Sunday morning 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 16:09
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall. as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for a few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the road. . Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2019 08:10
River Great Ouse
River levels have risen. as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the road. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 18:44
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible this evening, 16/11/19. We expect flooding to affect Roads close to the bridges at Harrold, Oakley, Felmersham and Radwell. Further light rainfall is forecast on Sunday 17/11/19. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with Bedford Borough Highways, who will decide whether to close the road. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.