Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area
We have only been collating detailed flood messages since 7 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 21 Jan 2018 21:06
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting this area. Oakington Brook is reacting to the rain and is expected to continue to rise over the next few hours. The forecast is for no further rain overnight and into tomorrow. We are expecting levels to peak shortly after midnight tonight. Locations most at risk are Dry Drayton Road, The Broadway, Cambridge Road, Orchard Way, Longstanton Road, Mead View, The Drift, Lowbury Cresent, Water Lane, Kettles Close, Holme Close, Arcadia Gardens and Cherry Orchard in Oakington, and Station Road in Westwick. The Environment Agency are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes. Flood water may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Property owners with individual property resilience are advised to install it now. If you have a flood plan, you may wish to activate it now.
Flood Warning issued on 27 Jun 2017 22:07
Heavy rain is currently falling in the Cottenham Lode catchment and will continue throughout the night (Tuesday 27 June). Cottenham Lode is reacting to the rain and is forecast to rise through the night. Properties and low lying areas around Oakington and Westwick will start to flood from around 4am Wednesday 28 June Properties are advised to install their property level protection now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.