Flood Warning Info - River Great Ouse at Wyton and Houghton

Area Description

properties close to the River Great Ouse.
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 22:01
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling at the Houghton Mill Sluice, but remain high at the St Ives Sluice river gauge. This means that the risk of flooding remains but is reducing. There is still potential for flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton, and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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. 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 10:04
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling at the St Ives Sluice river gauge but remain higher than normal. This means that the current risk of flooding remains. There is still potential for flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton, and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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. 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 21:58
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the St Ives Sluice river gauge. No further significant rainfall is expected overnight, Monday 28th December or tomorrow Tuesday 29th December, however we expect that levels will remain high over the next few days. There is still potential for flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton, and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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 10:24
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Houghton Mill river gauge. No further significant rainfall is expected today, Monday 28th December or tomorrow Tuesday 29th December, however we expect that levels will remain high over the next few days. There is still potential for flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton, and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton . 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 02:27
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but steady at the Houghton Mill river gauge. Further rain is possible today, Monday 28th December 2020, so river levels may remain high. Consequently, the risk of flooding is expected to continue. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton 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 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 20:10
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but steady at the Houghton Mill river gauge. This means that the risk of property flooding remains, Sunday 27/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Meadow Lane, River Meadow, Royal Oak Lane, High Street, New Road and Water Lane in Hemingford Abbots, and Manor Road, The Thorpe, Gore Tree Road, Braggs Lane, Glebe Road, Mill Lane, Pound Road, High Street, Marsh Lane and Hemingford Road in Hemingford Grey. Further rainfall is expected tonight Sunday 27 December. We expect river levels to remain high throughout this evening and into Monday 28/12/20. 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 8 hours or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2020 09:49
River Great Ouse
River levels are starting to rise again at the Houghton Lock river gauge due to a second peak of floodwater moving down the Great Ouse. This means that the risk of property flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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 20:59
River Great Ouse
River levels are falling but remain high at the Houghton Lock river gauge. This means that the risk of property flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. A second peak of floodwater is moving down the Great Ouse from Bedford, so we expect river levels to start increasing again at Wyton and Houghton 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 09:35
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are falling at the Houghton Lock river gauge. Consequently, the current risk of property flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. A second peak of floodwater is moving down the Great Ouse from Bedford, so we expect river levels to start increasing again at Wyton and Houghton 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 02:22
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are falling at the Houghton Lock river gauge. Consequently, risk of property flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 13:26
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are slowly falling at the Houghton Lock river gauge. Consequently, risk of property flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 25 Dec 2020 05:29
River Great Ouse
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Houghton Lock river gauge. However, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. 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. This message will be updated in 8 hours, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 21:23
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Houghton Lock river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is continued to be expected tonight and tomorrow, 25/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. Further light rainfall is forecast in the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions and valuables off the ground or to safety. Please call 999 if you are in immediate danger. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 25/12/20 or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 24 Dec 2020 13:55
River Great Ouse
River levels are rising at the Houghton Lock river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is expected from 15:00 today, 24/12/2020. We expect flooding to affect Splash Lane, Huntingdon Road, St Margarets Road, Rectory Lane, Ware Lane, Victoria Crescent and Green Lane in Wyton and Thicket Road, Mill Street, Love Lane, St Ives Road and Home Farm Road in Houghton. Further light rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to continue rising throughout Thursday, 24/12/2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and move possessions 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.