Flood Alert Info - Lower River Cam in Cambridgeshire

Area Description

River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach.
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

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.

Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2021 18:59
River Cam
River levels are still rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible tonight and into tomorrow, Friday 22/10/2021. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. With little rainfall forecast over the next few days, we expect river levels to begin falling overnight. 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 by 08:00 on Friday 22/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Oct 2021 12:53
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible today, 21/10/2021. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. With little rainfall forecast for the rest of the day, we expect river levels to begin falling later on today, 21/10/2021. 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 by 19:00 on 21/10/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Sep 2021 19:49
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall earlier today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible later tonight. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach No further rainfall is forecast tonight. We expect river levels to rise until lunchtime on 15/09/2021. 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, 15/09/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2021 17:50
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford river gauge. Flooding of low lying roads and farmland is still possible during this evening, Monday 26 July. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. River levels will continue to fall overnight. There is no significant rainfall forecast, however isolated heavy showers are possible. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 27 July, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Jul 2021 09:05
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of the heavy rainfall yesterday, Sunday 25 July. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible during this morning, Monday 26 July. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. River levels will continue to rise over the morning, however we expect levels to begin to fall this afternoon. There is no significant rainfall forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 26 July 2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Feb 2021 08:30
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently the risk of flooding is reducing. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, Tuesday 9 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2021 18:04
River Cam
River levels are high, but falling at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, Tuesday 9 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2021 08:19
River Cam
River levels are high, but falling at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, Monday 8 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 16:39
River Cam
River levels have risen at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high in response to the forecast. 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, Monday 8 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 08:12
River Cam
River levels have risen at the Dernford and are continuing to rise at Stapleford river gauges, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the weekend in response to the forecast. 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, Sunday 7 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2021 18:34
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges, and remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. More rain is forecast for this evening. We expect river levels to rise again over the weekend in response to the forecast rainfall. 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, Sunday 7 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2021 11:36
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges, and remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. More rain is forecast for this afternoon and evening. We expect river levels to rise again over the weekend in response to the forecast rainfall. 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, Saturday 6 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Feb 2021 17:26
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges, and remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. More rain is currently forecast for the next few days. We expect levels to remain high or start to rise again. 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. T This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 6 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Feb 2021 08:57
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges, and remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. More rain is currently forecast for the next few days. We expect levels to remain high. 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, Friday 5 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Feb 2021 17:26
River Cam
River levels are falling at Dernford and Stapleford river gauges, but remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Thursday 4 February. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No significant rainfall is currently forecast for today or tomorrow. With a saturated catchment, we expect river levels to start rising again in response to any rainfall. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Friday 5 February, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 4 Feb 2021 08:29
River Cam
River levels are falling at Dernford and Stapleford river gauges, but remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No significant rainfall is forecast in the next 24 hours. With a saturated catchment, we expect river levels to start rising again in response to any rainfall. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Thursday 4 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2021 16:27
River Cam
River levels remain high at Dernford and high, but falling at Stapleford river gauges, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No significant rainfall is forecast in the next 24 hours. With a saturated catchment, we expect river levels to start rising again in response to any rainfall. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Thursday 4 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Feb 2021 09:02
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No significant rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded, and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Wednesday 3 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Feb 2021 17:05
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge and remain high and steady at the Dernford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is forecast tonight and tomorrow, which may cause levels to remain high or continue to rise. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Wednesday 3 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Feb 2021 09:33
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high or begin to rise again. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2021 17:29
River Cam
River levels remain high, but are falling at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight and tomorrow. We expect river levels to remain high or begin to rise again. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 2 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Feb 2021 10:01
River Cam
River levels remain high, but are falling at the Stapleford river gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast overnight tonight, into tomorrow. We expect that this will cause river levels to remain high. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 17:48
River Cam
River levels remain high, but are falling at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further significant rainfall is forecast until Tuesday 2 February. However, we expect that river levels will remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 1 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 11:00
River Cam
River levels remain high, but are falling at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further significant rainfall is currently forecast for the next 48 hours. However, we expect that river levels will remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 31 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 18:06
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 31 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Jan 2021 09:32
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 30 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 20:45
River Cam
River levels are rising again at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 30/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 12:46
River Cam
River levels are now falling at the Stapleford river gauge, but remain high as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Light rainfall is forecast for today. We expect river levels to remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, Friday 29 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 19:50
River Cam
River levels have risen rapidly through today at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall, although the rate of rise is slowing as we go into the evening. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach . Further rainfall is forecast for this evening. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Friday 29 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Jan 2021 13:07
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach . Further rainfall is forecast for this evening. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. 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 evening, Thursday 28 January, or as the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2021 16:44
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach . Further rainfall is forecast for this evening and into Thursday morning. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. 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, Thursday 28 January, or as the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Jan 2021 10:59
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall and snowmelt. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach . Further rainfall is forecast for this evening and into Thursday morning. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. 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 evening, Wednesday 27 January, or as the situation changes. We are closely monitoring the situation.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 17:09
River Cam
River levels have fallen but remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast today, Wednesday 20th January. We expect river levels to begin to rise again in response to any rainfall, because the ground in the river catchment is already saturated. 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, Thursday 21st January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 08:24
River Cam
River levels have fallen but remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast today, Wednesday 20 January. We expect river levels to begin to rise again in response to any rainfall, because the ground in the river catchment is already saturated. 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, Wednesday 20 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 20:17
River Cam
River levels have fallen but remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast on Wednesday 20 January. We expect river levels to rise again in response to this rainfall. 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, Wednesday 20 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 09:14
River Cam
River levels have fallen but remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Heavy rainfall is forecast on Wednesday 20th January. We expect river levels to rise again in response to this rainfall. 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, Tuesday 19th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 10:05
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Heavy rainfall is possible on Wednesday 20th January. 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, Tuesday 19th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 15:41
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. 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, Monday 18th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 10:35
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. 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, Sunday 17 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 17:40
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Dernford river gauge but steady at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of rainfall on Thursday 14th January. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, 17/01/2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 07:38
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges but continue to rise downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Saturday 16th January and into tomorrow, Sunday 17th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast for today, Saturday 16th January, which may see river levels upstream begin to rise again. 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, Saturday 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 18:30
River Cam
River levels have continued rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible tonight, Friday 15 January and into tomorrow, Saturday 16 January. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January. We expect river levels to remain high during tomorrow. 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, Saturday 16 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 08:36
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Friday 15th January and into tomorrow, Saturday 16th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No rainfall is forecast today but further rain is possible tomorrow. We expect river levels to remain high today and during tomorrow. 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, Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 19:33
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible during Thursday night and into Friday, 15/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over Thursday night and during Friday 15/01/2021. 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 on Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 08:37
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford and Stapleford river gauges as a result of persistent rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible today, Thursday 14th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise through the morning and early afternoon. 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, Thursday 14th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 12:56
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford river gauge, but remain high between the Dernford river gauge, and Bottisham. Ongoing flooding of roads and farmland is possible along the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No Significant rainfall is forecast for Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th December 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, Tuesday 29 December 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 12:49
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge and remain high between the Dernford river gauge, and Bottisham. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, Monday 28 December 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 05:48
River Cam
River levels remain higher than normal between the Dernford river gauge and Bottisham. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 evening, 27/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 17:14
River Cam
River levels are continuing to fall at the Dernford river gauge, but remain higher than normal on the River Cam between Grantchester and Bottisham. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 afternoon, 27/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2020 03:27
River Cam
River levels are now falling at the Dernford river gauge, but remain higher than normal on the River Cam between Grantchester and Bottisham . Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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 afternoon, 26/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2020 14:44
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is possible over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 15:44
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Dernford river gauge. Levels will begin to rise again as further heavy rainfall is expected over the next 12 hours. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, 24/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 08:21
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Dernford river gauge. Levels will begin to rise again later today following further heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, 23/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2020 07:51
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to begin rising again following further rainfall on Wednesday 23rd December. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are checking defences and liaising with emergency services. 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, 22/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2020 19:00
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, however may remain high downstream of the gauges, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is no significant rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2020 16:17
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, however may remain high downstream of the gauges, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is no significant rainfall forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 17/12/20, or as the situation changes. PP ONLY INFORMATION The reference for this flood alert is 052WAFLOCAM. If you would like to speak to the Flood Warning Duty Officer, please call the Brampton Area Incident Room on 0300 200 3195 (partner use only).


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2020 07:41
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, however may remain high downstream of the gauges, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is no significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2020 15:50
River Cam
River levels are remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is no significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to continue to rise downstream of the Stapleford river gauge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2020 07:56
River Cam
River levels are remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise downstream of the Stapleford river gauge. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2020 16:02
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2020 09:05
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 14/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2020 17:16
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2020 09:14
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford river gauge, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 13/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2020 16:42
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, however levels remain high downstream, as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2020 09:12
River Cam
River levels are remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 12/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2020 16:04
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is light showers over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 12/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Dec 2020 09:30
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges however remain high downstream as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is light showers over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 11/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2020 16:28
River Cam
River levels are beginning to fall at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges however remain high downstream as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is a possibility of further rainfall over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 11/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2020 09:12
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to the affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. There is a possibility of light showers over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 10/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Dec 2020 17:46
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 10/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2020 08:22
River Cam
River levels are falling but remain high at the Dernford gauge as a result of the rainfall earlier this week. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light showers are possible over the next 24 hours, however we expect river levels to continue to fall steadily throughout today and tomorrow. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 7th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Dec 2020 09:09
River Cam
River levels are continuing to rise at the Dernford gauge as a result of the rainfall yesterday. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Only light rain is forecast from now until Tuesday. We expect river levels to remain high today and tomorrow. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 6th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 15:26
River Cam
River levels are continuing to rise at the Dernford gauge as a result of the rainfall yesterday and throughout the day today. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today and tomorrow. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 5th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 10:38
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford gauge as a result of the rainfall yesterday and overnight. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast until this evening. We expect river levels to remain high today and tomorrow. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. We are closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated by 3pm, Friday 4th December.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Nov 2020 08:45
River Cam
River levels have peaked and are falling at the Dernford river gauge. River levels are falling at the Stapleford gauge as a result of the weekends rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Dernford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue falling during Tuesday 17/11/2020. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 this afternoon, 17/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2020 17:01
River Cam
River levels are high but steady at the Dernford river gauge. River levels have peaked and are starting to drop at the Stapleford gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Dernford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels will remain high over Monday night into Tuesday morning 17/11/2020. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 tomorrow morning, 17/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Nov 2020 08:31
River Cam
River levels are high but steady at the Dernford river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying property roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Dernford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels have peaked and will remain steady. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses 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 this afternoon, 16/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 13:22
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 07/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 08:01
River Cam
River levels are falling at Stapleford and Dernford river gauges. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 03/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 15:47
River Cam
River levels are falling, at Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, but still pose a flood risk. 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. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 03/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 08:21
River Cam
River levels are falling, at Stapleford and Dernford river gauges, but still pose a flood risk. 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. This message will be updated this afternoon, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 16:11
River Cam
River levels remain high but are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges. We are closely monitoring the situation. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:09
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. We are closely monitoring the situation. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:27
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. We are closely monitoring the situation. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 08:34
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 08:01
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No more 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, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:47
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No more 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, 18/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 06:23
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges as a result of the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No more 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, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2020 16:32
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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, 21/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2020 08:08
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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, 20/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 16:45
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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, 20/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 08:28
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 17:02
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 09:25
River Cam
River levels are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges but remain high downstream. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No further rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 16:52
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No significant rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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
River Cam
River levels remain high but are falling at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. No significant rainfall is forecast. River levels are falling, but still pose a flood risk. 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 18:51
River Cam
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Stapleford and Dernford river gauges. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. River levels are falling, but may rise again following 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 09:45
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and land is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next few days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 18:09
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Stapleford river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and land is possible over the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying roads and footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:58
River Cam
River levels remain high at the Dernford river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. We expect river levels to remain high and will closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:28
River Cam
River levels are falling but remain high at the Dernford river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. While levels remain high the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue falling. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:26
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:51
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 15:52
River Cam
River levels are rising at the Dernford river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow. We expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:13
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 14:38
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last 24 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that the River Cam is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise through the day. The forecast is for more rain over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Low lying land and roads near to the river may flood. Locations most at risk are located along the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:35
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the River Cam 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 Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 16:16
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The River Cam 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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 09:54
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The River Cam 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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 17:39
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 09:34
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the River Cam 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 Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 16:14
River Cam
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 steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 09:07
River Cam
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 steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 16:58
River Cam
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 have now stabilised but we are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 Mar 2018 08:02
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours in the Cambridge Area. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for further light rain today and over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 29 Mar 2018 14:09
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the further rainfall expected this afternoon. The ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for patchy showers this afternoon and over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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. 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 29 Mar 2018 08:28
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that the River Cam is rising. The forecast is for some further rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall and will update this message as the situation changes. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts for the area. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2018 16:42
River Cam
River levels in the River Cam remain high in response to Monday night’s rainfall. The forecast does not show any significant rainfall over the next 24 hours. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas and riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts and will update this message as the situation changes. 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 13 Mar 2018 08:15
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This has caused the River Cam to rise in response to the rain and river levels are expected to rise further during Tuesday. The forecast does not show any significant rainfall over the next 24 hours. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas and riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are the River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and forecasts and will update this message as the situation changes. 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 10 Mar 2018 19:45
River Cam
River levels remain high in response to Friday night’s rainfall. There is the potential for further rain on Sunday morning and levels may rise in response. There may be some water around so take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 15:10
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rainfall in this area overnight and into this morning. This means that the River Cam is reacting and levels have risen. There is only patchy showers with small rainfall totals forecast for this area during today. There may be some water around so take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and will update this message as necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2018 17:19
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that the River Cam is reacting to this rainfall, with river levels rising over the next 24 hours. The forecast is for drier conditions over the next few days. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths overnight and tomorrow morning


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2018 20:03
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that the River Cam is reacting to this rainfall and is expected to rise overnight. The forecast is for drier conditions over the next few days. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths overnight and tomorrow morning


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 08:48
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours over Cambridgeshire. This means that the Cam is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise through the day. The forecast is for no further rainfall today. But we are expecting flooding of low lying land and roads close to the river from Cam today Monday 22nd January. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 a more detailed weather forecast for your area please see the Met Office www.metoffice.gov.uk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 10:04
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 16:19
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 1 Jan 2018 13:16
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:12
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Cam 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 Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 Cam
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last 36 hours. This means that the levels of the River Cam have risen and 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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 09:11
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last 24 hours . This means that the levels of River Cam have risen and will remain high today. 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 Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 16:18
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 16:32
River Cam
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for the Lower Cam. 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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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 10:48
River Cam
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 River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. 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
River Cam
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced overnight and into this morning across Cambridgeshire. This means that the River Cam is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise further today. The forecast is for continued rain during the day today. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Cam from Stapleford to Waterbeach. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and will update this message as the situation changes. Please be aware of raised river levels and take care on wet paths and roads.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2017 16:27
River Cam
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in Cambridgeshire. As a result river levels in the River Cam remain high. 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. This message will be updated or removed as this situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Aug 2017 06:39
River Cam
Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in Cambridgeshire. As a result the River Cam is rising. We expect the river to remain high throughout today. 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. This message will be updated if the situation changes.