River Kennett at Ousden

 

Current River Level: 0.375m, falling

Below normal for this location

Current level recorded at 7:00am, Tuesday 16th October BST
(6:00am, Tuesday 16th October GMT)

Change from previous measurement: -0.001m
(recorded at 7:00am, Monday 15th October BST)

The normal level of the River Kennett at Ousden in average weather conditions is between 0.38m and 0.63m. It has been between these levels for at least 153 days in the past year.

The usual range of the River Kennett at Ousden in more extreme weather conditions is between 0.40m and 1.70m. It has been between these levels for 90% of the time since monitoring began.

The most recent high is 2.24m, reached on Friday 7th February 2014 at 10:30am.

The highest level ever recorded at the River Kennett at Ousden is 2.24m, reached on Friday 7th February 2014 at 10:30am.

  • Monitoring Station: Ousden
  • Environment Agency Location ID: E23956
  • Watercourse: River Kennett
  • Operational Area: Lark
  • Catchment Area: Cam and Ely Ouse
  • UK Hydrometric Area: Great Ouse
  • Environment Agency Region: Anglian
  • Nearest Town/Village: Ousden
  • Local Authority: St Edmundsbury
  • Ceremonial County: Suffolk

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Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Rivers Lark and Kennett in Suffolk
River Lark from Fornham St. Martin to Isleham and the River Kennett from Ousden to Freckenham in Suffolk

No current or recent warnings.

River Kennett in Suffolk and Cambridgeshire
River Kennett from Cowlinge to Freckenham

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in Newmarket
Areas of Newmarket at risk of groundwater flooding including High Street

No current or recent warnings.

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