Flood Warning Info - River Ouzel at Bletchley and Caldecotte

Flood Warning Currently in Force

Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 07:07
River Ouzel
River levels are falling but remain high at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of the persistent rainfall throughout the day on Thursday 14th January. Consequently, flooding of property remains possible today, Saturday, 16/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further rainfall is forecast throughout this morning which may result in river levels rising again and remaining high over the weekend. 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 call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 16th January, or as the situation changes.

Area Description

Mill Road and Watling Street in Bletchley.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 15 Jan 2021 18:47
River Ouzel
River levels remain high at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall throughout the day on Thursday 14th January. Consequently, flooding of property remains possible today, Friday, 15/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. No rainfall is forecast tonight, however further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow, Saturday 16/01/2021. This may result in river levels remaining high or rising again over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated in the morning, Saturday 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 12:44
River Ouzel
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall throughout the day yesterday. Consequently, flooding of property remains possible today, Friday, 15/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. No rainfall is forecast today, however further rainfall is possible tomorrow, Saturday 16/01/2021. This may result in river levels remaining high or rising further over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 21:21
River Ouzel
River levels are rising at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected over Thursday night and into Friday, 15/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to rise during Thursday night into Friday, 15/01/2021. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Friday morning, 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 14:59
River Ouzel
River levels are rising at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible today Thursday 14th January. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley Further rainfall is forecast over the next 3 hours. We expect river levels to rise over the remainder of the day. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 14th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 7 Oct 2020 07:50
River Ouzel
River levels are continuing to decline at the Bletchley river gauge though will continue to remain high for the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 16:00 on Wednesday 7 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 15:31
River Ouzel
River levels are continuing to decline at the Bletchley river gauge though will continue to remain high for the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 8:00am on Wednesday 7 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 6 Oct 2020 07:31
River Ouzel
River levels are continuing to decline at the Bletchley river gauge, but will remain high for the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days, though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 16:00 on Tuesday 6 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2020 19:39
River Ouzel
River levels continue to fall at the Bletchley river gauge after this weekend’s heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days, though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 8:00 on Tuesday 6 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2020 14:01
River Ouzel
River levels continue to fall at the Bletchley river gauge after this weekend’s heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 20:00 on Monday 5 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 5 Oct 2020 06:50
River Ouzel
River levels have started to fall at the Bletchley river gauge after this weekend’s heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days though we expect river levels to continue to decline during this time. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 14:00 on Monday 5 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 21:33
River Ouzel
River levels will remain high at the Bletchley river gauge overnight as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected today, Sunday 4 October 2020. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next couple of days. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 7:00 on Monday 5 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 17:59
River Ouzel
River levels are continuing to rise at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected today, Sunday 4 October 2020. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and the river will remain high. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 22:00 on Sunday 4 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 11:35
River Ouzel
River levels are continuing to rise at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected today, Sunday 4 October 2020. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours and the river will remain high. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 18:00 on Sunday 4 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 08:14
River Ouzel
River levels are rising at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall over the weekend. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is expected to occur today, Sunday 4 October 2020. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. River levels will remain high for the remainder of the day. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Please move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. We will continue to closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated by 12:00 on Sunday 4 October 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2020 20:58
River Ouzel
River levels are rising at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property and roads is possible today, Wednesday 15 January and into tomorrow, Thursday 16 January. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 23:10
River Ouzel
River levels are high but remain steady at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland remains possible. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 15:31
River Ouzel
River levels are high but remain steady at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible through Saturday afternoon and evening, 21/12/19. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further rainfall is forecast overnight. 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Dec 2019 07:58
River Ouzel
River levels are rising at the Bletchley river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible between 08:00 and 18:00 today, 21/12/19. We expect flooding to affect Mill Road, Watling Street and Belvedere Lane in Bletchley. Further light rainfall is forecast this 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 in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.