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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Previous 10 entries

Friday 4 September 2020 07:54 : Fede () said:
The part of the path by Marston was closed by police 10 minutes ago. The part of the path by the university Parks is open.

Friday 19 June 2020 18:08 : iain () said:
1800: clear

Friday 19 June 2020 15:58 : iain () said:
16:00 Bottom of Ferry Rd / Start of cycle track flooded to 12cm /5" due to burst water pipe in Ferry road

Thursday 26 March 2020 10:03 : Nigel () said:
Mesopotamia footpath and the route across Music Meadow open again.

Wednesday 25 March 2020 08:31 : Nigel () said:
The cycle track is open as usual, but the Mesopotamia footpath is closed until further notice, also therefore the route across Music Meadow.

Saturday 29 February 2020 08:46 : Iain () said:

Friday 28 February 2020 16:03 : S () said:
Path is dry but wet on the verges

Friday 21 February 2020 08:32 : Iain () said:

Thursday 20 February 2020 18:20 : Eddy Y ( said:
7cm at the deepest part- no need to crack on a bike. Wellies should be fine for walkers.

Thursday 20 February 2020 11:58 : Sebastian () said:
Cycled through at 10.30am and it was ok - approx 3-4 inches and didnít get wet feet by cranking rather than full turns.

Previous 10 entries

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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