Flood Warning Info - Oakington and Westwick

Area Description

Oakington including 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, Cherry Orchard. Westwick including Station Road.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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


Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 07:45
Cottenham Lode
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting this area. This means that the Oakington Brook is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise through this morning. The forecast is for continued light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to be at their highest between 09:00hrs and 12:00hrs on Monday 2nd April. 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. Think about what you need to do in response to this warning. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.


Flood Warning issued on 21 Jan 2018 21:06
Cottenham Lode
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
Cottenham Lode
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.