Flood Alert Info - River Kym and tributaries

Area Description

Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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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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 12 Apr 2018 17:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experience over the last 48 hours. The river levels are beginning to fall. The forecast is for scattered heavy showers over the next few days. River levels could potentially react to any further rainfall within this area. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 08:57
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:41
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experience over the last 48 hours. The river levels are beginning to fall. 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. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 16:14
River Kym
This message has been updated due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. Levels on the River Kym and its tributaries are falling, but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside paths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are located along the Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 06:15
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24. This means that the River Kym and it tributaries are rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting river levels to remain high throughout the morning in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:30
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the River Kym 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 16:01
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 11:18
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels in this area 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 17:28
River Kym
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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 10:46
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Rivers Kym, Til and the Riseley Brook 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 1 Apr 2018 16:11
River Kym
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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 08:58
River Kym
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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 16:44
River Kym
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. River levels are now falling but we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 09:39
River Kym
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 currently falling but will rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 30 Mar 2018 18:19
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the rivers Kym, Til and Riseley Brook are reacting to the rain and are expected to rise through this evening. The forecast is for heavy rain which may be intense, but will pass quickly. We are expecting river levels to rise quickly in response to the rainfall. 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 near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Mar 2018 07:50
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire Area. River levels in the Riseley Brook responded on Wednesday but have fallen overnight into this morning. This alert remains in force as levels are still high. The forecast is for patchy showers during the day today and water levels may react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts for the area. Keep up to date with the weather forecast in your area.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Mar 2018 15:48
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in the Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire Area. This means that levels in the Riseley Brook are increasing. The forecast is for patchy showers this afternoon and into Thursday. River levels may react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts for the area. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 15:34
River Kym
Flood Alert in force: River Kym and tributaries. Flooding is possible for: Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. Be prepared. The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall on Friday evening. Although levels are now decreasing along the River Kym water levels remain high along the watercourse. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Mar 2018 07:37
River Kym
Flood Alert in force: River Kym and tributaries. Flooding is possible for: Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. Be prepared The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall on Friday evening. Although levels are now decreasing along the River Kym water levels remain high along the watercourse. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 15:59
River Kym
A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency. Flood Alert in force: River Kym and tributaries. Flooding is possible for: Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. Be prepared The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall and river level remain high. Although levels have now peaked and decreasing upstream at Covington, they continue to remain high downstream towards Hail Weston. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 08:02
River Kym
The river Kym is responding to overnight rainfall. Although levels have now peaked upstream at Covington, they continue to rise further downstream including at Hail Weston. The situation will be monitored and this message updated as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 17:17
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and Tributaries is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise this evening and overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours and over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall but do not anticipate issuing a flood warning. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 17:08
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours over Bedfordshire. This means that the River Kym started to rise yesterday and overnight however river levels are now falling. The forecast is for no significant rainfall for the remainder of today Monday 22nd January. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 19:19
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Riseley Brook is reacting to the rain and is expected to continue rising over the next few hours. The forecast is for no further rain overnight and into tomorrow. Locations most at risk are Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. For a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2018 09:57
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over recent days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain only over the next few days and we are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 4 Jan 2018 16:07
River Kym
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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 09:37
River Kym
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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and its tributaries are rising. 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 31 Dec 2017 11:35
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Kym and Riseley Brook 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 17:30
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the river levels in the River Kym and the Riseley Brook will remain high 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 09:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and the Riseley Brook are 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 16:13
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced on Tuesday 26th December and Wednesday 27th December over the Great Ouse Catchment. The forecast is for drier conditions this evening with patchy showers over the weekend. We are expecting river levels to remain high over the weekend as the water moves through the system. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitoring river levels. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 16:25
River Kym
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for the River Kym and tributaries. 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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 10:14
River Kym
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 Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 16:16
River Kym
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. The forecast is for further light rain this afternoon though we are expecting drier conditions to follow tomorrow, Thursday 28th December. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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 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 06:18
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain overnight. This means that the Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook are reacting to the rain and expected to remain high throughout the day, as more rainfall is forecast until this evening. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2017 09:03
River Kym
This message has been issued due to further light showers. This means that the River Kym is reacting to the local conditions and is expected to remain high throughout today and overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 16:31
River Kym
This message has been issued due to further light showers, sleet and melting snow and ice. This means that the River Kym is reacting to the local conditions and is expected to remain high overnight. The forecast is for light rain mixed with sleet over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall and snow melt. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley 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 for wet and icy conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2017 10:55
River Kym


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2017 15:11
River Kym
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced and snow melt over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Kym and tributaries is rising. The forecast is for light rain this afternoon/evening. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Rivers Kym and Til and the Riseley Brook. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.