Flood Alert Info - Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook in Cambridgeshire

Area Description

The Alconbury and Ellington Brooks.
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 8 Feb 2021 18:20
Alconbury Brook
River levels continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge but remain high at Brampton Racecourse. Consequently, flooding of roads, farmland and the racecourse remains possible today, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday 9 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Feb 2021 08:18
Alconbury Brook
River levels continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge following the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible today, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall this afternoon and this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Monday 8 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 16:39
Alconbury Brook
River levels continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge following the heavy rainfall yesterday evening and overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible today, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall this afternoon and this evening. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday 8 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 08:27
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Hamerton river gauge following the heavy rainfall yesterday evening and overnight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland remains possible this morning, but the risk is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall/snow is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day today. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff have been checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this afternoon, Sunday 7 February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Feb 2021 00:39
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall earlier this evening. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day tomorrow. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point, however we are closely monitoring the situation and will issue the Flood Warning if necessary. Our incident response staff have been checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 7th February, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Feb 2021 22:56
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall earlier this evening. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible overnight and into tomorrow morning. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout the day tomorrow. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point, however we are closely monitoring the situation and will issue the Flood Warning if necessary. Our incident response staff have been checking defences and liaising with emergency services. Please avoid contact with flood water and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Sunday 7th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Jan 2021 11:20
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to fall at the Hamerton river gauge after all the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is still possible. We expect flooding to affect the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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
Alconbury Brook
River levels are beginning to slowly rise again at the Hamerton river gauge after the recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. No further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. 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
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to fall at the Hamerton 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 Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 20:48
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to fall at the Hamerton river gauge after all the recent rainfall. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to fall at the Hamerton river gauge after all the recent rainfall. Light rainfall is forecast for today. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout today. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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
Alconbury Brook
River levels are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge after the heavy rainfall this morning. Further rainfall is forecast this evening. We expect river levels to rise again and remain high until tomorrow morning, Friday 29 January. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 18:42
Alconbury Brook
River levels are forecast to rise at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall forecast from midnight tonight, Wednesday 27/01/2021, through tomorrow morning. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible in the early hours of tomorrow morning and throughout the day. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast throughout the day tomorrow, Thursday 28th January, with the possibility of becoming heavier again in the evening. We expect river levels to continue to rise due to the ground being saturated. 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, Thursday 28th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Jan 2021 18:30
Alconbury Brook
River levels are expected to rise at the Hamerton river gauge overnight as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible tonight, Wednesday 20 January, into tomorrow, Thursday 21 January. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to rise as a result of this rainfall. 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 follow advice from emergency services. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Thursday 21 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 15:40
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high, but continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout today, Sunday 17 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, Monday 18th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2021 10:14
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high, but continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge following recent rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No further rainfall is forecast for the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue to fall throughout today, Sunday 17 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 this afternoon, Sunday 17 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 17:26
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of further heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high 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 tomorrow, 17/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2021 08:22
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Flooding of roads and farmland remains possible today, Saturday 16th January. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast throughout this morning, Saturday 16th 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 this afternoon, Saturday 16th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2021 20:26
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but continue to fall at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible tonight, Friday 15 January and into tomorrow Saturday 16 January. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 11:58
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Friday 15/01/21. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No rainfall is forecast today but further rain is possible tomorrow, Saturday 16/01/2021. We expect river levels to remain high but continue to fall 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 this afternoon, Friday 15/01/21, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2021 19:44
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible during Thursday night and into Friday, 15/01/2021. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high during Thursday night and to slowly fall 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 11:50
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight on an already saturated catchment. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible today, Thursday 14th January. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 6 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise until late afternoon/early evening. 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 14 Jan 2021 06:38
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight on an already saturated catchment. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, Thursday 14th January. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to continue to rise, however we do not expect flooding of properties to occur based on the rainfall totals 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, Thursday 14th January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2020 13:27
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain higher than normal between the Hamerton river gauge and Brampton racecourse. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland continues to be possible along the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 17:12
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain higher than normal between the Hamerton river gauge and Brampton racecourse. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 05:47
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain higher than normal between the Hamerton river gauge and Brampton racecourse. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 17:27
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to fall at the Hamerton river gauge and Brampton racecourse, but are higher than normal after recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 03:36
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to fall at the Hamerton river gauge and Brampton racecourse, but are higher than normal after recent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 13:09
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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, 25/12/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2020 15:49
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 12 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 5 Dec 2020 09:15
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are falling at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall yesterday. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible. Only light rain is forecast from now until Tuesday. We expect levels to remain high today. 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 6th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 19:57
Alconbury Brook
River levels are continuing to rise at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall throughout the day today. Consequently, flooding of property, roads and farmland is possible. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No further significant rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to rise further and remain high overnight and 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 5th December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Dec 2020 13:17
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of the persistent rainfall yesterday and today. This may affect low lying land, roads and riverside areas close to the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:28
Alconbury Brook
River levels are falling at the Hamerton river gauge and are beginning to fall downstream at Brampton Race Course gauge. The risk of flooding to low lying land and roads remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. 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 07:28
Alconbury Brook
River levels are falling at the Hamerton river gauge but are still rising downstream at Brampton Racecourse gauge. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. 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 18:06
Alconbury Brook
River levels are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge but are still rising downstream at Brampton New Weir gauge. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No more significant rainfall is expected. 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 Feb 2020 10:56
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of Storm Dennis. Consequently, flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 12 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, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 09:15
Alconbury Brook
River levels are falling at the Hamerton river gauge but remain high downstream at the Brampton Racecourse gauge. The risk of flooding to low lying roads and land remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, 16/01/2020. 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, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 17:01
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high after heavy rainfall but are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. We do not forecast the situation to deteriorate any further. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next few days. We expect river levels to remain high until tomorrow 16/01/2020. 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, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 08:12
Alconbury Brook
River levels have risen overnight at the Hamerton river gauge but are beginning to fall this morning. Property flooding is not expected. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. The forecast is for drier conditions over today, Wednesday 15 January and tomorrow, Thursday 16 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 by 16:00 am on the Wednesday 15 January, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 00:09
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result the rainfall this evening. Property flooding is not expected. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. We expect the rainfall to ease in the early hours of the morning and levels to fall around mid-morning on Wednesday 15 January 2020. 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 by 8:00 am on the Wednesday 15 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 07:50
Alconbury Brook
River levels have risen over night at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall and further rainfall is forecast during the afternoon and evening of Thursday 9 January 2020. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 by 16:00 on the Thursday 9 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 20:07
Alconbury Brook
River levels are forecast to rise overnight at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of forecast heavy rainfall this evening and into Thursday morning. Consequently, flooding is possible. Areas most at risk are low-lying farmland and roads along Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. We expect river levels to rise overnight and then to begin to fall around mid-morning on Thursday 9 January 2020 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 by 8:00 am on the Thursday 9 January 2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 21:04
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but falling at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This will affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high. Our incident response staff are 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 10:41
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high and falling at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of recent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. 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 13:15
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of rainfall overnight and this morning. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This will affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast this afternoon. 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 evening, Friday 20 December, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Dec 2019 08:26
Alconbury Brook
River levels have fallen at the Hamerton river gauge, but levels are still high. While levels are high the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rain is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon 16/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 20:46
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge. The risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 16/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 08:43
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of further rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. This message relates to the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further showers are forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 15/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 19:12
Alconbury Brook
River levels are falling at the Hamerton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. This update relates to the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 15/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 09:48
Alconbury Brook
River levels are falling at the Hamerton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. This update relates to the Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 14/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 18:02
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge. Consequently, the risk of flooding is reducing. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further rainfall is forecast over the next 48 hours. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 14/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 11:14
Alconbury Brook
River levels are high but steady at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. Our incident response staff are continuing to monitor the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this evening, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 19:53
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding is increasing. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Flooding of properties is not forecast at this point. Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to begin falling overnight. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Nov 2019 08:11
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of persistent heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected today, 15/11/19. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook Further light rainfall is forecast over the next 12 hours. We expect river levels to remain high today. 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, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 18:09
Alconbury Brook


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 13:31
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 14/11/19. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook No further rainfall is forecast today. However, we expect river levels to continue rising this afternoon. 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 evening, 14/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 18:43
Alconbury Brook
River levels are dropping at the Hamerton river gauge but remain high downstream of the gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Limited rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 09/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Nov 2019 09:46
Alconbury Brook
River levels are dropping at the Hamerton river gauge but remain high downstream of the gauge. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible today, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. Limited rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 19:31
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible between 13:30 today, 07/11/19 and 09:00 tomorrow, 08/11/2019. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 08/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Nov 2019 13:53
Alconbury Brook
River levels are rising at the Hamerton river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding of property/roads and farmland is possible between 13:30 and 21:00 today, 07/11/19. We expect flooding to affect Alconbury Brook and Ellington Brook. No further rainfall is forecast. We expect river levels to remain high until 21:00 on 07/11/19. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated this afternoon, 07/11/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:40
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 48 hours in Cambridgeshire. This means that levels on the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are falling, but 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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 16:04
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. Levels on the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are starting to fall, but remain high. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting to see standing water in flood plain areas. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 10:09
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are rising. The forecast is for continued unsettled weather. We are expecting flooding of low lying roads throughout this morning. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor river levels.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 16:05
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Alconbury and Ellington Brooks 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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 09:25
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last few days. The Alconbury and Ellington Brooks 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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 17:31
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 09:05
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are rising. The forecast is for further light rain this morning. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 16:08
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk. Take care on riverside roads and footpaths. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 08:50
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 16:47
Alconbury Brook
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. Levels are now starting to stabilise and we expect river levels to rise steadily in response to any further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:52
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. This means that the ground is saturated and responsive to further rainfall in this area. The forecast is for further light rain over the next 24 hours. River levels are now falling but will rise again in response to further rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 22:11
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the persistent, heavy rainfall currently affecting the area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are rising. We are expecting river levels to rise steadily in response to the rainfall. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 19:45
Alconbury Brook
River levels remain high in response to Friday night’s rainfall in the Alconbury area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are reacting to the rain and may continue to show some response during today and on Sunday if there is further rain. The forecast shows the potential for further rain on Sunday morning which may lead to river levels rising again. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the forecast and river levels in the area. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 12:48
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rainfall overnight last night and into Saturday morning in the Alconbury area. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are reacting to the rain and may continue to show some response during today. The forecast is for some patchy rainfall later today. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are continuing to monitor the forecast and river levels in the area. Think about what you need to do in response to this alert. We will update this message as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 16:07
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2018 09:28
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Remain vigilant as further rainfall may lead to further heightened river levels/flood risk.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 08:25
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 31 Dec 2017 11:35
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the rain experienced over the last few days. This means that levels in the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks 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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 18:04
Alconbury Brook
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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 11:16
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 72 hours causing river levels to rise. The forecast is for light rain over the next few days. We are expecting there to be no property flooding or flood warnings to be issued at this time as a result of high river levels. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 16:18
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued as an update to the flood alert currently in force for Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. 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 10:06
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 36 hours. The forecast is for drier weather conditions today though we are expecting further rainfall tomorrow morning, Friday 29th December. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and tomorrow though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued at this time. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. The Environment Agency are monitoring river levels and have staff in the field checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 16:44
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain experienced over the last 24 hours. Rivers have reacted to this rainfall and levels currently remain high. We are expecting no further rainfall today and for drier conditions to follow tomorrow, Thursday 28th December. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. We expect the river levels to remain high throughout this evening though warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are continuing to monitor river levels. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 05:18
Alconbury Brook
This message has been issued due to the heavy rain overnight. This means that the Alconbury and Ellington Brooks are reacting to the rain and is expected to rise throughout the day. Locations most at risk are Alconbury and Ellington Brooks. There may be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated tomorrow morning or earlier if the situation changes.