Flood Alert Info - River Granta in Essex and Cambridgeshire

Area Description

River Granta from Linton to Babraham.

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

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

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 4 Apr 2018 16:41
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rainfall 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 to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 Apr 2018 09:48
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the River Granta 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 16:26
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. Levels on the River Granta 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 10:57
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. Levels on the River Granta 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 19:13
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting there to be standing water on low lying areas for several days. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 09:30
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the River Granta is 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 31 Dec 2017 11:35
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Granta 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 17:19
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. This means that the river levels in the Granta are high and will remain so overnight. 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 09:14
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the Granta is rising. 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 18:23
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Granta is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise overnight. The forecast is for patchy showers 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 River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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.