Middle River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire

Flood Alert

River levels remain high but are beginning to fall at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge as a result of heavy rainfall last week. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected. We expect flooding to affect the River Great Ouse from Newport Pagnell to Roxton. No further rainfall is forecast for the next few days. Howvever, we expect river levels to remain high. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded and avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. This message will be updated this afternoon, 19/11/19, or as the situation changes.

This information last updated 8:00am, Tuesday 19th November.

Flood Warning Area Details

Middle River Great Ouse from Newport Pagnell to Roxton

Region: Anglian

Counties covered: Bedford, Central Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes

Watercourses covered: River Great Ouse

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Middle River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

River Great Ouse in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire
River Great Ouse from Newport Pagnell to Turvey in Buckinghamshire and from Sharnbrook through Bedford to Wyboston in Bedfordshire

No current or recent warnings.

River Great Ouse at Bromham and Biddenham
Bromham Park, Bromham Mill and Bromham Road in Bromham, and Church End in Biddenham

No current or recent warnings.

River Great Ouse at Bromham
properties near to the River at Bromham Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

River Great Ouse at Biddenham
Stone Close and parts of Great Portway

No current or recent warnings.

Wider area at risk from the River Great Ouse at Kempston
Kempston Church End, Church Walk, King William Road, High Street, Riverview Way, Meadowview Road, Sanders Close, Molly Moore Avenue, Denton Close, Earls Holme, Odell Close and Garyn Lane in Kempston, and Woodstock Road and Paddlers Court in Bedford

No current or recent warnings.

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