Flood Alert Info - Bury Brook in Cambridgeshire

Area Description

The Bury brook.
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 History

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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 09:25
Bury Brook
River levels remain high at the Kings Ripton river gauge. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. No further rainfall is forecast. 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 this afternoon, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 16:48
Bury Brook
River levels remain high at the Kings Ripton river gauge. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. No significant rainfall is forecast. 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 tomorrow morning, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 09:24
Bury Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. No significant rainfall is forecast. 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 this afternoon, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 18:50
Bury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Kings Ripton river gauge. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. River levels are falling, but may rise after further rainfall. 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 tomorrow morning, 17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 10:08
Bury Brook
River levels are falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge but remain high downstream. The risk of flooding to low lying roads remains. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 this afternoon, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 17:37
Bury Brook
River levels remain high after heavy rainfall but are beginning to fall at the Kings Ripton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next few days. 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 tomorrow morning, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 07:22
Bury Brook
River levels have risen at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of yesterday evenings heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding is possible. No property flooding is expected. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated by 16:00 on Wednesday 15 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:30
Bury Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding could affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise. Our incident response staff are 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 tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:58
Bury Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of recent persistent rainfall. Flooding could affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are 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 this afternoon, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:04
Bury Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding could affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise. Our incident response staff are 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 tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:40
Bury Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding could affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise. Our incident response staff are 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 this afternoon, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:00
Bury Brook
River levels are rising at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall today. Flooding could affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise further. Our incident response staff are 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 on Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 11:06
Bury Brook
River levels are rising at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall throughout Friday morning. Consequently, flooding could occur. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise further. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon Friday 20 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 15:32
Bury Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect the Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:20
Bury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 14:59
Bury Brook
River levels have risen at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 14/11/19. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook from Abbots Ripton to Ramsey We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 19:45
Bury Brook
River levels continue to fall at the Kings Ripton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are expected to continue falling. 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 tomorrow morning, 15/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jun 2019 10:07
Bury Brook
River levels are beginning to fall at the Kings Ripton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. Further light rainfall is forecast through today. However, river levels are expected to continue to fall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 18:08
Bury Brook
Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise until later on this evening, on 13/06/19. 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 tomorrow morning, 14/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jun 2019 09:25
Bury Brook
After river levels dropped through yesterday, overnight rainfall is seeing river levels begin to rise again at the Kings Ripton river gauge. With more rain forecast for today, river levels are expected to continue rising slowly, so this Flood Alert remains in place. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated later on today, 13/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jun 2019 07:37
Bury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Kings Ripton river gauge following Monday and Tuesday's heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook. River levels are falling, The current forecast is for periods of heavy rain during Wednesday afternoon which could cause levels to rise again. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/06/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 16:02
Bury Brook
River levels are rising at the Kings Ripton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect Bury Brook Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/06/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 09:03
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:13
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:41
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experience over the last 48 hours. The river levels are falling. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. River levels could potentially react to any further rainfall within this area. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the situation. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 16:09
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. The river levels are falling, but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 10:01
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the water levels in Bury Brook are rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:51
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the Bury Brook are currently falling. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. 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 3 Apr 2018 15:40
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Bury Brook is 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 Bury Brook. 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 11:03
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. Levels on the Bury Brook 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 Bury Brook. 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 17:18
Bury 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 Bury Brook. 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 08:07
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Bury Brook is rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. 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 28 Dec 2017 16:32
Bury Brook
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for Bury Brook. 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 Bury Brook. 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 10:47
Bury 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 river levels 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 Bury Brook. 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 10:41
Bury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that the Bury Brook is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise further as a result of some further rainfall during the day today. Locations most at risk are Bury Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecast rain and will update this message as the situation changes.