River Great Ouse on flood alert.

People living close to the River Great Ouse near Newport Pagnell and Olney are on flood alert.

The Environment Agency gave the flood warning in the early hours of this morning after yesterday’s heavy rain in the area.

Rob Bakewell from the Environment Agency told Heart “We’re not expecting any more rain until at least the weekend, so the water that’s made its way into the river system is just working its way down stream.”

If you’re worried and think your home might be at risk of flooding then you can check the latest information on the Environment Agency’s website http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk or you can call the Floodline on 0845 988 1188 and select option 1.