Marston Cycle Path flooding information

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You may also find the current flag status of the river useful. This page tracks the level of the Isis at Friar's Wharf; Geraint Jones informs me that 15" to 20" above normal there seems to be a good match for a flooded path.

The Environment Agency has an automated level meter at the Southern end of Mesopotamia with two readings available: upstream and downstream. Once calibrated against the flooding of the path these should provide a useful warning mechanism.

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Monday 30 July 2018 21:18 : Bill () from () said:

Monday 30 July 2018 21:12 : Bill () from () said:
witness appeal - street robbery in Ferry Road late on Saturday night \n \n

Monday 9 April 2018 18:28 : Nigel () from () said:
No sign of flooding as of 5.45pm this evening.

Monday 9 April 2018 17:57 : Eve () from 2a00:23c5:2a8d:d500:19e3:26eb:d560:fc18 () said:
Water back again, at 2pm today Monday, just six inches either side of the path, all the way along the first part of the track coming from town. So completely walkable. But will it rise overnight?

Sunday 8 April 2018 06:24 : Puff () from () said:
Path is now clear.

Saturday 7 April 2018 10:38 : Puff () from () said:
Path is now clear.

Friday 6 April 2018 17:59 : Sebastian () from () said:
Itís dropped further to no more than half a centimetre on the camber. Slightly higher through the cattle grid.

Friday 6 April 2018 17:52 : Juliane ( from () said:
The water has fallen further. There is now a continuous dry path. Some big puddles left, but walkers are able to get through without getting their shoes wet.

Friday 6 April 2018 16:33 : clockback () from () said:
You mean less than half an inch, surely?

Friday 6 April 2018 16:28 : Nogel () from () said:
Almost cleared; a centimetre deep at most at the top of the camber. Passible for walkers in good shoes.

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An A-road walks into a bar and asks for a pint. The barman serves him, but he looks really tough and the barman worries that there'll be trouble.

Then a dual carriage way walks in and buys a pint. The barman again notes that he looks tough and says, ‘Look, I don't want any trouble, so could you sit in that corner away from the A-road?’ So the dual carriage way does.

Soon afterwards, in walks a motorway and gets a pint, who looks extremely tough, so the barman makes him sit in another corner away from the other two roads.

A bit later, a really small road walks in and buys a diet coke. The A-road, dual carriage way and motorway all look at him aghast and run out of the pub. The barman grabs the motorway on the way past and asks, ‘Why are you running out? He's a really tiny road.’

The motorway replies, ‘He's no road, he's a cycle path!’

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