Flood Alert Info - River Granta in Essex and Cambridgeshire

Area Description

River Granta from Linton to Babraham.
This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert 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 Feb 2021 09:33
River Granta
River levels have fallen at the Linton river gauge, however they are beginning to rise again after the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge after the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 10:21
River Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge after the recent rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland is still possible, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge after the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No further significant rainfall is forecast until Tuesday 2 February. We expect that river levels will continue to fall. 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 11:19
River Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge after the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 18:05
River Granta
River levels have slowly risen again at the Linton river gauge after the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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 09:44
River Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge after the recent rainfall. However, further rainfall is forecast today, and we expect river levels to rise again as a result of this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 20:56
River Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge, but remain high as a result of recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high over the next day. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Jan 2021 12:46
River Granta
River levels are continuing to fall at the Linton river gauge, but remain high as a result of recent rainfall. Light rainfall is forecast today. We expect river levels to remain high over the next day. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 19:28
River Granta
River levels have been falling through the afternoon at the Linton river gauge, but remain high as a result of recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast for this evening. We expect river levels to respond to this rainfall and remain high over the next few days. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 08:14
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge as a result of the rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further rainfall is forecast for this morning, then again 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 20 Jan 2021 16:51
River Granta
River levels have fallen at the Linton river gauge, but remain high downstream following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 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, Thursday 21st January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 08:14
River Granta
River levels have fallen at the Linton river gauge, but remain high downstream following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 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, Wednesday 20 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 20:17
River Granta
River levels have fallen at the Linton river gauge, but remain high downstream following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 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, Wednesday 20 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2021 09:22
River Granta
River levels have fallen at the Linton river gauge, but remain high downstream following recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 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, Tuesday 19 January or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2021 10:16
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge following rainfall on Saturday 16th January. Flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Heavy rainfall is possible on Wednesday 20th January. 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, 19/01/2021 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 15:10
River Granta
River levels are falling but remain high at the Linton river gauge as a result of rainfall on Saturday 16th January. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No 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 tomorrow morning, 18/01/2021 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 09:32
River Granta
River levels are falling but remain high at the Linton river gauge as a result of rainfall on Saturday 16th January. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No 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, Sunday 17th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 17:49
River Granta
River levels are rising again at the Linton river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall on Thursday 14th January. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No further rainfall is forecast. 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, Sunday 17th January 2021, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 07:34
River Granta
River levels continue to fall at the Linton river gauge but have continued 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 Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 Granta
River levels continue to fall at the Linton river gauge but have continued to rise downstream 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 Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further rainfall is forecast for tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January, and we expect river levels 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 tomorrow morning, Saturday 16 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 08:36
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but are continuing to rise downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Friday 15th January. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No rainfall is forecast today but further rain is possible tomorrow, Saturday 16th January. We expect river levels to remain high today. 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 19:05
River Granta
River levels remain high at the Linton river gauge 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 Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 Friday 15th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 08:28
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge 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 Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 12:57
River Granta
River levels have fallen at the Linton river gauge but remain higher than normal further downstream on the River Granta. Ongoing flooding of roads and farmland continues to be possible along the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. No Significant rainfall is forecast for Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th December 2020. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 17:46
River Granta
River levels remain higher than normal at the Linton river gauge and further downstream on the Granta. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The forecast is for further rain over the next 24 hours which may result in river levels staying high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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, 28/12/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2020 06:13
River Granta
River levels remain higher than normal at the Linton river gauge and further downstream on the Granta. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 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 17:46
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 04:06
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 19:12
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but remain high downstream. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 19:01
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are 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 6 Dec 2020 08:13
River Granta
River levels are falling, but remain high on the River Granta as a result of the heavy rainfall earlier this week. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 08:51
River Granta
River levels remain high at the Linton river gauge as a result of rainfall yesterday. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 15:06
River Granta
River levels have risen at the Linton river gauge as a result of rainfall yesterday throughout the day today. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further light rainfall is possible 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 09:26
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge as a result of the rainfall yesterday and overnight. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further rainfall is forecast until lunchtime today. 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 15 Nov 2020 15:50
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton 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 Granta from Linton to Babraham. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to continue to rise throughout Sunday afternoon and evening. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/11/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:36
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but remain high downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 07:35
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but are still rising downstream as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 16 Feb 2020 19:41
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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, 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 18:51
River Granta
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Linton river gauge. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 10:08
River Granta
River levels are falling at the Linton river gauge but remain high downstream. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land remains. We expect flooding to affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. 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 17:30
River Granta
River levels have risen at the Linton 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 Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 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 tomorrow morning, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 13:43
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall overnight. Consequently, flooding of low lying roads and farmland is possible today, Wednesday 15th and tomorrow, Thursday 16th. We expect flooding to affect River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. We expect river levels to remain high for the next couple of days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and roads near local watercourses. This message will be updated this evening, 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 16:30
River Granta
River levels remain high downstream of the Linton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding could affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise again. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 23 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 08:28
River Granta
River levels are falling but remain high downstream of the Linton river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding could affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:40
River Granta
River levels remain high downstream of the Linton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding could affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise again. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 22 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 11:45
River Granta
River levels remain high downstream of the Linton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Flooding could affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise again. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 19:12
River Granta
River levels remain high at the Linton river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall today. Flooding could affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Where this falls on saturated ground, river levels could rise further. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday 21 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 13:11
River Granta
River levels are rising at the Linton river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect the River Granta from Linton to Babraham. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, Friday 20 December or as the situation changes.


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


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 09:48
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. River levels on the River Granta are currently falling. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting river levels to react to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:26
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. Levels on the River Granta are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 10:57
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. Levels on the River Granta are currently falling. The forecast is dry for today with scattered showers on Wednesday. The catchment is now saturated so we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Please take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 19:13
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. The forecast is for light rain over the next 24 hours. We are expecting there to be standing water on low lying areas for several days. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 09:30
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the River Granta is rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 11:35
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels on the River Granta remain higher than normal. The ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 17:19
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. This means that the river levels in the Granta are high and will remain so overnight. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 09:14
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the Granta is rising. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 18:23
River Granta
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the River Granta is reacting to the rain and is expected to rise overnight. The forecast is for patchy showers over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding as a result of high river levels, but there could be some issues caused by surface water flooding. Locations most at risk are River Granta from Linton to Babraham. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.