Flood Warning Info - Wider area at risk from the River Great Ouse at St Ives

Area Description

Low Road and London Road.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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

  • 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 29 Dec 2020 21:00
River Great Ouse
River levels are slowly falling but remain high at the St Ives river gauge following the recent heavy rainfall. This means that the risk of flooding remains, but is reducing at Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. No further significant rainfall is expected over the next 48 hours, therefore we expect river levels to continue to slowly reduce. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 29 Dec 2020 09:00
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling at the St Ives river gauge however remain high. This means that the current risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to continue at Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. Further rainfall is possible on Thursday 31st December and Friday 1st January, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 21:00
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but steady at the St Ives river gauge following the second peak of flood water. This means that the current risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. The forecast is for light showers, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2020 09:11
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but steady at the St Ives river gauge following the second peak of flood water. This means that the current risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. The forecast is for light showers, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 21:18
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but steady at the St Ives river gauge due to a second peak of floodwater moving down the Great Ouse. This means that the current risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. Further rainfall is forecast tonight and into Monday 28th December 2020, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 09:48
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the St Ives river gauge due to a second peak of floodwater moving down the Great Ouse. This means that the current risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020, so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 21:16
River Great Ouse
River levels are high and remaining stable at the St Ives river gauge. This means that the current risk of property flooding remains but is reduced but still high at this time. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. A second peak of floodwater is moving down the Great Ouse from Bedford, so we expect river levels to start increasing again at St Ives from the afternoon of Sunday 27th December 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 09:48
River Great Ouse
River levels are high but slowly falling at the St Ives river gauge. Consequently, the risk of property flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. A second peak of floodwater is moving down the Great Ouse from Bedford, so we expect river levels to start increasing again at St Ives from the afternoon of Sunday 27th December 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. 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 12 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Dec 2020 02:31
River Great Ouse
River levels are high but slowly falling at the St Ives river gauge. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. The defences in St Ives are likely to have been exceeded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 13:57
River Great Ouse
River levels are high but slowly falling at the St Ives river gauge. Consequently, the risk of property flooding remains but is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. Further rainfall is forecast on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th December 2020 so we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. The defences in St Ives are likely to have been exceeded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 02:20
River Great Ouse
River levels are high but steady at the St Ives river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. No further significant rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. The defences in St Ives are likely to be exceeded. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 18:33
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the St Ives river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding (of property) is imminent. We expect flooding to affect Westwood Road, Ramsey Road, Broad Leas, Warren Road, The Broadway, West Street, East Street, Needingworth Road, Farthing Lane, Station Road, New Road, London Road, Low Road, Dunnock Way and Greenfields in St Ives. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services and clearing weed screens. Please move possession and valuables off the ground or to safety and follow advice from emergency services. Call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.