Flood Alert Info - River Rhee in Central Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire

Area Description

River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield.
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 2 Mar 2020 08:21
River Rhee
River levels are falling but remain high at the Wimpole river gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield.. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 16:10
River Rhee
River levels remain high at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 02/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 08:09
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 16:27
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. 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, 01/03/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 08:34
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 29/02/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 16:45
River Rhee
River levels are falling at the Wimpole river gauge but remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 20/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 08:28
River Rhee
River levels have risen at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 17:02
River Rhee
River levels have risen at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 19/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 09:25
River Rhee
River levels have risen at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, 18/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 20:15
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high for the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 18/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 18:50
River Rhee
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Wimpole river gauge. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. River levels are falling, but may rise as a result of further rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning,17/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 10:09
River Rhee
River levels remain high at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 21:15
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and land is possible for the next couple of days. We expect flooding to affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 Rhee
River levels remain high at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Our incident response team are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 10:09
River Rhee
River levels are now falling, but remain high at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. While levels remain high, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 22nd December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:38
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:57
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response team are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 21 December 2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 16:04
River Rhee
River levels are rising at the Wimpole river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur. We expect flooding to affect River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. Further rain showers are expected. We expect river levels to continue to rise. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response team are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 21 December 2019.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Apr 2018 07:50
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels remain high. The forecast is for scattered showers 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 16:11
River Rhee
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. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 09:29
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels remain high. The forecast is for scattered showers 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 17:13
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last few days. The river levels remain high. The forecast is for scattered heavy showers 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 17:13
River Rhee
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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:42
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 48 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that levels on the River Rhee remain high The forecast is continued unsettled weather over next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 10 Apr 2018 16:06
River Rhee
This message has been updated due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Rhee is continuing to react and levels are rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 10:34
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Rhee is rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 16:41
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rainfall experienced over the last few days. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting to see standing water in floodplain areas. Riverside footpaths may also be flooded. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:37
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the River Rhee 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 16:17
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The River Rhee 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 10:27
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The River Rhee 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 17:42
River Rhee
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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 09:18
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the River Rhee 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 Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 16:20
River Rhee
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 River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 09:14
River Rhee
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 River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 17:17
River Rhee
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. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 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 08:34
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours in the River Rhee catchment. 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. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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 22 Jan 2018 08:41
River Rhee
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Rhee is rising. The forecast is for no further rainfall today. However we are expecting river levels to continue to rise in response to rainfall on Sunday 21st January. Locations most at risk are River Rhee from Guilden Morden to Haslingfield. 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.