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Met Office weather Cambridge: Met Office warns heavy rainfall and flooding set to hit Cambridgeshire

Heavy rain is set to sweep across Cambridgeshire this week, prompting new flood warnings. The Met Office has warned homes…

By admin , in Cambridge , at January 18, 2021 Tags:

Heavy rain is set to sweep across Cambridgeshire this week, prompting new flood warnings.

The Met Office has warned homes and businesses face “likely” flooding, while roads and power supplies could also be disrupted.

yellow weather warning has been issued across the county from midnight on Wednesday to Thursday at 3am (January 21).

An additional warning is in place for north Cambridgeshire, including Huntingdon, Peterborough and Wisbech, from midnight on Tuesday to Thursday at 12pm.

Heavy rainfall is expected to lead to travel disruption and flooding in some areas.

The Met Office warns:

  • Flooding of a few homes and businesses is likely
  • Bus and train services probably affected with journey times taking longer
  • Spray and flooding on roads probably making journey times longer
  • Some interruption to power supplies and other services likely

Flooding in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire suffered severe flooding last week after heavy rainfall.

Two flood warnings issued by the Environment Agency remain in place today (January 18). These are affecting Whittlesey, near Peterborough.

Across Cambridgeshire, around a dozen flood alerts are still in place, meaning that flooding is likely.

Two roads in the county remain completely closed due to flooding over the weekend:

  • Earith – A1123 Earith Bridge
  • Welney – A1101 Welney Wash Road

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