Flood warning for Bedford as heavy rainfall continues

Bedford's Embankment.
Bedford's Embankment.

A flood warning is in force this week for Bedford’s River Great Ouse.

The Met Office issued the alert, which urges people to ‘be prepared’ on Sunday.

A statement on the weather organisation’s website says: “Levels on the River Great Ouse in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire remain high as a result of recent heavy rainfall.

“Some further rain is expected over the next couple of days.

“We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates when necessary.”