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CambsNews focus on Alconbury where river levels are falling but flooding remains possible

Further showers are possible over the next 24 hours which could see river levels remain high.

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River levels across Cambridgeshire and neighbouring counties are beginning to fall after the rainfall yesterday but flooding remains possible over the course of today.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,
Alconbury Weston
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

CambsNews visited Alconbury today where the Environment Agency warns that areas most at risk are Hamerton Road, Willow Farm Close, Spires End, High Street and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Rusts Lane in Alconbury, Low Road in Little Stukeley, Thrapston Road in Brampton.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,
Alconbury Weston
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Further showers are possible over the next 24 hours which could see river levels remain high.

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Drivers are advised to take care on riverside roads and footpaths, and not to put themselves in unnecessary danger.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,
Alconbury Weston
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flood warning area: Hamerton Road, Willow Farm Close, Spires End, High Street and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Rusts Lane in Alconbury, Low Road in Little Stukeley, Thrapston Road in Brampton.

Flood warning area: Hamerton Road, Willow Farm Close, Spires End, High Street and North Road in Alconbury Weston, Great North Road, Mill Road, Brookside, Sharps Lane, High Street and Rusts Lane in Alconbury, Low Road in Little Stukeley, Thrapston Road in Brampton.

There are flood warnings and alerts still in place across Huntingdonshire.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, Alconbury Weston
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flood warning for Bury Brook at Kings Ripton, Broughton, Wistow, Bury and Ramsey https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/…/052FWFBBKRRA

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Flood warning for Alconbury Brook at Hamerton, Alconbury Weston, Alconbury, Little Stukeley and Brampton https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/targ…/052FWFABHA

Flood warning for Parsons Drove at St Ives: https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/…/052FWFLOSTI…

Flood alert for River Great Ouse in Cambridgeshire from Brampton to Earith https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/targ…/052WAFLOBE

Flood alert for Ellington Brook in Cambridgeshire https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/…/052WAFELLIN…

Flood alert for River Kym in Bedford Borough and Cambridgeshire https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/targe…/052WAFKYM

Find out more: https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/alerts-and…

Sign up for flood warnings: https://www.gov.uk/sign-up-for-flood-warnings

Be prepared: https://check-for-flooding.service.gov.uk/what-to-do-in-a…

CambsNews also visited St Ives

 

Flooding,  St Ives
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,, St Ives Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,  St Ives
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,, St Ives Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, St Ives
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding,, St Ives Saturday 21 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Flooding, St Ives
Saturday 21 October 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Please email any flood news/photos to john@cambsnews.co.uk

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