Flood risk in Leighton upgraded this morning


Several areas of Leighton Buzzard have been issued with a flood warning this morning by the Environment Agency.

Initially at 5.35am the River Ouzel and Clipstone Brook were put on Flood Alert.

But by 6am the risk had been upgraded to a Flood Warning for the River Ouzel in areas from Leighton Road to Firs Path, and Clipstone Brook in areas from Appenine Way to Lake Street.

At 8.43am, the area of the River Ouzel around Camberton Road, Mardle Road and Mentmore Gardens were added to the Flood Warning.

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