Flood Alert Info - River Kym in Cambridgeshire and Riseley Brook in Bedford Borough

Area Description

Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook.
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:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 16:37
River Kym
River levels are falling, but remain high at the Hail Weston river gauge. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are continuing to monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 08:00 on Tuesday 6 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Oct 2020 07:31
River Kym
River levels remain elevated in the lower River Kym at the Hail Weston river gauge as a result of this weekend’s rainfall. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are continuing to monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 16:00 on Monday 5 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 19:58
River Kym
River levels remain elevated in the River Kym this evening as a result of this weekend’s rainfall. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are continuing to monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 8:00 on Monday 5 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Oct 2020 14:45
River Kym
River levels are rising at the Riseley river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. This message will be updated by 20:00 on Sunday 4 October 2020.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 08:22
River Kym
River levels are falling, at the Riseley river gauge, but still pose a flood risk. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 16:11
River Kym
River levels remain high but are falling at the Riseley river gauge. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:10
River Kym
River levels remain high but are falling at the Riseley river gauge. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:27
River Kym
River levels remain high but are falling at the Riseley river gauge. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 08:24
River Kym
River levels remain high at the Riseley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 15:32
River Kym
River levels have risen at the Riseley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:27
River Kym
River levels at the Covington and Riseley river gauges are falling but river levels remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout the morning. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 07:25
River Kym
River levels at the Covington and Riseley river gauges are falling but river levels remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout the morning. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 18:02
River Kym
River levels at the Covington and Riseley river gauges remain high as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout the morning. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:47
River Kym
River levels are rising at the Riseley river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout the morning. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 09:13
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges but remain high at Hail Weston. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and 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 16:40
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges but remain high at Hail Weston. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and 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 07:15
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges but remain high at Hail Weston. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No significant rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and 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 17:14
River Kym
River levels have risen at the Covington river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. River levels may rise again as a result of this rainfall. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 09:15
River Kym
River levels are falling at the Riseley and Covington river gauges but remain high at Hail Weston. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 16:43
River Kym
River levels remain high as a result of heavy rainfall, but are beginning to fall at the Covington river gauge. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible for the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise near Hail Weston. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:12
River Kym
River levels have risen at the Riseley and Covington Gauges after last night’s rainfall. However this morning River levels are now starting to decline. Flooding is still possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads along River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No property flooding is expected and no further rainfall is forecast for today, Wednesday 15 January. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 16:00 on the Wednesday 15 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 20:39
River Kym
River levels have risen at the Riseley Gauge as a result of this evening’s rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying land and roads along River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No property flooding is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 by 9:00 on the Wednesday 15 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 17:03
River Kym
River levels are high but falling at the Covington and Riseley river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 24 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 09:29
River Kym
River levels are high but falling at the Covington and Riseley river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:30
River Kym
River levels are high but falling at the Covington and Riseley river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:58
River Kym
River levels are falling but remain high at the Covington and Riseley river gauges as a result of recent persistent rainfall. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:04
River Kym
River levels are high but falling at the Covington and Riseley river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:43
River Kym
River levels are high but falling at the Covington and Riseley river gauges as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:57
River Kym
River levels are continuing to rise at the Covington and Riseley river gauges. We expect levels to continue to rise as a result of the rainfall today. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Our incident response staff are 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. This message will be updated on Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 11:34
River Kym
River levels are continuing to rise at the Covington and Riseley river gauges following the rainfall overnight. We expect levels to continue to rise as a result of the rainfall this morning and into this afternoon. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated Friday evening 20 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 16:16
River Kym
River levels are beginning to rise at the Covington and Riseley river gauges following the rainfall this afternoon. We expect levels to continue to rise as a result of the forecast rainfall throughout this evening and into Friday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated Friday morning 20 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 08:35
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Covington and Riseley river gauges, but are expected to rise again following further rainfall Thursday afternoon and throughout Friday. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated Thursday afternoon 19 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 17:36
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Covington and Riseley river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding has reduced. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Where the rain falls on already wet ground, river levels may rise quickly in response. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated Thursday morning 19 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 08:06
River Kym
River levels are high but steady at the Covington and Riseley river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 19:28
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges, but levels are still high. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Dec 2019 07:59
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges, but levels are still high. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 17/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 20:12
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges, but levels are still high. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 17/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 08:26
River Kym
River levels have fallen at the Riseley and Covington river gauges, but levels are still high. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon 16/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 19:35
River Kym
River levels are high but steady at the Riseley and Covington river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 08:43
River Kym
River levels are still elevated but are steady at both the Riseley and Covington river gauges as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 19:12
River Kym
River levels are steadily falling at the Riseley and Covington river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. This update relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 09:49
River Kym
River levels are falling at the Covington and Riseley river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. This update relates to the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 14/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 18:02
River Kym
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Covington and Riseley river gauges. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 11:14
River Kym
River levels are high but steady at the Covington river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 19:50
River Kym
River levels are rising as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is increasing. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 16:11
River Kym
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Covington river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2019 08:33
River Kym
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Covington river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 15:32
River Kym
River levels remain high but are falling at the Covington river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:01
River Kym
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Riseley river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. 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 14 Nov 2019 18:03
River Kym


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 10:51
River Kym
River levels are rising at the Riseley river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 14/11/19. We expect flooding to affect the River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 18:34
River Kym
River levels are dropping in the Covington and Riseley gauges however remain high at Hail Weston gauge . Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Limited rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 08:59
River Kym
River levels are dropping in the Covington and Riseley gauges however remain high at Hail Weston gauge . Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Limited rainfall is expected throughout today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 19:26
River Kym
River levels remain high as a result of the heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. No further rainfall is expected. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 11:09
River Kym
River levels have risen at the Riseley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible between 10:30 and 14:30 today, 07/11/19. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until 14:30 on 17/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 17/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Nov 2019 21:25
River Kym
River levels are predicted to rise as a result of the heavy rainfall which is forecast. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible to begin in the early hours of tomorrow morning, 07/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect River Kym, River Til and Riseley Brook. Heavy rainfall is expected between 00:00 and 07:00 hours on 07/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 17:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experience over the last 48 hours. The river levels are beginning to fall. The forecast is for scattered heavy showers over the next few days. River levels could potentially react to any further rainfall within this area. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 08:57
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels are falling but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels are falling but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:41
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experience over the last 48 hours. The river levels are beginning to fall. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. River levels could potentially react to any further rainfall within this area. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the situation. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 16:14
River Kym
This message has been updated due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. Levels on the River Kym and its tributaries are falling, but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside paths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are located along the Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 06:15
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24. This means that the River Kym and it tributaries are rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting river levels to remain high throughout the morning in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:30
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the River Kym are currently falling. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:01
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 11:18
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:28
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 10:46
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Rivers Kym, Til and the Riseley Brook are rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:11
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rainfall in the early hours of Monday morning which may be intense. Totals could reach 20 mm at some locations. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:58
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rainfall in the early hours of Monday morning which may be intense. Totals could reach 20 mm at some locations. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 16:44
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next 36 hours. River levels are now falling but we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:39
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for further light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are currently falling but will rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 18:19
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the rivers Kym, Til and Riseley Brook are reacting to the rain and are expected to rise through this evening. The forecast is for heavy rain which may be intense, but will pass quickly. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Mar 2018 07:50
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire Area. River levels in the Riseley Brook responded on Wednesday but have fallen overnight into this morning. This alert remains in force as levels are still high. The forecast is for patchy showers during the day today and water levels may react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts for the area. Keep up to date with the weather forecast in your area.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Mar 2018 15:48
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire Area. This means that levels in the Riseley Brook are increasing. The forecast is for patchy showers this afternoon and into Thursday. River levels may react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts for the area. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 15:34
River Kym
Flood Alert in force: River Kym and tributaries. Flooding is possible for: Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. Be prepared. The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall on Friday evening. Although levels are now decreasing along the River Kym water levels remain high along the watercourse. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 07:37
River Kym
Flood Alert in force: River Kym and tributaries. Flooding is possible for: Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. Be prepared The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall on Friday evening. Although levels are now decreasing along the River Kym water levels remain high along the watercourse. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 15:59
River Kym
A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Alert in force: River Kym and tributaries. Flooding is possible for: Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. Be prepared The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall and river level remain high. Although levels have now peaked and decreasing upstream at Covington, they continue to remain high downstream towards Hail Weston. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 08:02
River Kym
The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall. Although levels have now peaked upstream at Covington, they continue to rise further downstream including at Hail Weston. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 17:17
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and Tributaries is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise this evening and overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours and over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall but do not anticipate issuing a flood warning. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 17:08
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours over Bedfordshire. This means that the River Kym started to rise yesterday and overnight however river levels are now falling. The forecast is for no significant rainfall for the remainder of today Monday 22nd January. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 19:19
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Riseley Brook is reacting to the rain and is expected to continue rising over the next few hours. The forecast is for no further rain overnight and into tomorrow. Locations most at risk are Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 09:57
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over recent days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain only over the next few days and we are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:07
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 09:37
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:25
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and its tributaries are rising. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:35
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Kym and Riseley Brook remain higher than normal. The ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:30
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the river levels in the River Kym and the Riseley Brook will remain high overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 09:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and the Riseley Brook are rising. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 16:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced on Tuesday 26th December and Wednesday 27th December over the Great Ouse Catchment. The forecast is for drier conditions this evening with patchy showers over the weekend. We are expecting river levels to remain high over the weekend as the water moves through the system. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitoring river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 16:25
River Kym
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for the River Kym and tributaries. The forecast is for drier weather conditions this evening though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout this evening and tomorrow though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 10:14
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. The forecast is for drier weather conditions today though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and tomorrow though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:16
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. Rivers have reacted to this rainfall and levels currently remain high. The forecast is for further light rain this afternoon though we are expecting drier conditions to follow tomorrow, Thursday 28th December. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 06:18
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain overnight. This means that the Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook are reacting to the rain and expected to remain high throughout the day, as more rainfall is forecast until this evening. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2017 09:03
River Kym
This message has been issued due to further light showers. This means that the River Kym is reacting to the local conditions and is expected to remain high throughout today and overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 16:31
River Kym
This message has been issued due to further light showers, sleet and melting snow and ice. This means that the River Kym is reacting to the local conditions and is expected to remain high overnight. The forecast is for light rain mixed with sleet over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall and snow melt. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths for wet and icy conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 10:55
River Kym


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 15:11
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced and snow melt over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and tributaries is rising. The forecast is for light rain this afternoon/evening. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.