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

December 27, 2021 6:28 PM
Originally published by Dave Hodgson - Mayor of Bedford Borough

Flood warningsWe have recieved a Flood Alert for Middle River Great Ouse in Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire

River levels are rising at the Newport Pagnell Cemetery river gauge as a result of persistent rainfall. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is expected tonight, 25/12/21. We expect flooding to affect River Great Ouse from Newport Pagnell to Roxton

Further rainfall is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to continue rising. 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.

https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/.../052WAFMIDOUSE