Flood Warning Info - River Cam at Stapleford, Great Shelford and Hauxton

Flood Warning Currently in Force

Flood Warning issued on 16 Jan 2021 07:24
River Cam
River levels have risen and remain high at the Dernford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall throughout the day on Thursday 14th January. Consequently, flooding remains possible today, Saturday 16th January. We expect flooding to affect Bury Road, Joscelynes, Sawston Road, London Road and Aylesford Way in Stapleford, Kings Mill Lane and Church Street in Great Shelford, and Riddy Close, Church Road and Cambridge Road in Hauxton. Further rainfall is forecast throughout this morning which may result in river levels rising further and remaining high over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and call 999 if in immediate danger. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 16 January, or as the situation changes.

Area Description

Bury Road, Joscelynes, Sawston Road, London Road and Aylesford Way in Stapleford, Whittlesford Road in Little Shelford, Kings Mill Lane and Church Street in Great Shelford, Riddy Close, Church Road and Cambridge Road in Hauxton.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 15 Jan 2021 18:47
River Cam
River levels have continued rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall throughout yesterday. Consequently, flooding is possible tonight, Friday 15 January and into tomorrow, Saturday 16 January. We expect flooding to affect Bury Road, Joscelynes, Sawston Road, London Road and Aylesford Way in Stapleford, Kings Mill Lane and Church Street in Great Shelford, and Riddy Close, Church Road and Cambridge Road in Hauxton. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January. This may result in river levels remaining high or rising further over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Jan 2021 13:17
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall throughout yesterday. Consequently, flooding is possible today, Friday 15/01/21. We expect flooding to affect Bury Road, Joscelynes, Sawston Road, London Road and Aylesford Way in Stapleford, Kings Mill Lane and Church Street in Great Shelford, and Riddy Close, Church Road and Cambridge Road in Hauxton. No further rainfall is forecast today, however further rainfall is possible tomorrow, Saturday 16/01/21. This may result in river levels remaining high or rising further over the weekend. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, 15/01/21, or as the situation changes.