Flood Alert Info - Alconbury and Ellington Brooks

Area Description

The Alconbury and Ellington Brooks.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

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Area Covered by this Flood Alert

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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:

Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

Important information
Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:40
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 48 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that levels on the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are falling, but remain high. The forecast is continued unsettled weather over next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 16:04
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. Levels on the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are starting to fall, but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in flood plain areas. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 10:09
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting flooding of low lying roads throughout this morning. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:05
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 09:25
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 17:31
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:05
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 16:08
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rainfall in the early hours of Monday morning which may be intense. Totals could reach 20 mm at some locations. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:50
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the past few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for heavy rainfall in the early hours of Monday morning which may be intense. Totals could reach 20 mm at some locations. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 16:47
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next 36 hours. Levels are now starting to stabilise and we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:52
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for further light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are now falling but will rise again in response to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 22:11
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are rising. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 19:45
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high in response to Friday night’s rainfall in the Alconbury area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are reacting to the rain and may continue to show some response during today and on Sunday if there is further rain. The forecast shows the potential for further rain on Sunday morning which may lead to river levels rising again. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the forecast and river levels in the area. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 12:48
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall overnight last night and into Saturday morning in the Alconbury area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are reacting to the rain and may continue to show some response during today. The forecast is for some patchy rainfall later today. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the forecast and river levels in the area. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:07
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 09:28
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:25
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that the river levels are rising. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:35
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels in the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks remain higher than normal. The ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 18:04
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 11:16
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 72 hours causing river levels to rise. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding or flood warnings to be issued at this time as a result of high river levels. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 16:18
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The forecast is for drier weather conditions this evening though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout this evening and tomorrow, though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 10:06
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. The forecast is for drier weather conditions today though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and tomorrow though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:44
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. Rivers have reacted to this rainfall and levels currently remain high. We are expecting no further rainfall today and for drier conditions to follow tomorrow, Thursday 28th December. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. We expect the river levels to remain high throughout this evening though warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 05:18
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain overnight. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are reacting to the rain and is expected to rise throughout the day. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.