Flood Warning Info - Alconbury Brook at Hamerton, Alconbury Weston and Alconbury

Area Description

Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 28 Jan 2021 17:31
Alconbury Brook
River levels are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge after the heavy rainfall this morning. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. We expect river levels water levels to rise again and remain high until tomorrow morning, 29/01/21. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay aware in case further warnings are issued.This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 29/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Jan 2021 10:00
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to rise at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of the recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast later this evening. We are predicting the levels to be similar, or lower, than on January 14. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. Property owners with individual property resilience are advised to install it now. 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 evening on 28/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 19:44
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is possible during Thursday night, 14/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over Thursday night, 14/01/2021. We are closely monitoring the situation. Property owners with individual property resilience are advised to install it now. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated on Friday morning, 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 14 Jan 2021 11:14
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall over the last 24 hours. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible from 13:00 today, Thursday 14th January. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise until late afternoon/early evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Property owners with individual property resilience are advised to install it now. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 14th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 00:20
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Hamerton river gauge. However, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue falling. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water 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 24 Dec 2020 16:29
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall yesterday and overnight. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. Further light rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours, which may result in levels remaining 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. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 10:07
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall yesterday and overnight. Flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. Further light rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours, which may result in levels remaining 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. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated by 5pm, Thursday 24th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 00:38
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 4 hours. 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. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. Property owners with individual property resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2020 16:34
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property is expected from 18:30. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse Further rainfall is forecast over the next 8 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Wednesday night. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. Property owners with individual property resilience are advised to install it now. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Dec 2020 20:57
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Our expectation is for the river level to reach its peak before the flooding of properties commences, however it could get very close. Therefore we are encouraging property owners to take appropriate action now. We expect the peak and levels to begin to fall again between 00:00 and 07:00 tomorrow morning. We expect flooding to affect Hamerton, High Street, Willow Farm Close, Hamerton Road, Spires End and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Maple End in Alconbury, and Huntingdon Racecourse. We are closely monitoring the situation, and will provide an update as soon as the situation changes.