Flood Alert Info - 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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


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.