Groundwater flooding in the Cranborne Chase area

Warning no longer in force

Groundwater levels across the Chase have now fallen back. Some minor roads still have flood water across them, however the risk to motorists and property is now much reduced. The forecast more settled spell of weather will quickly dry up these remaining areas.

This information last updated 9:40am, Wednesday 18th April.

Flood Warning Area Details

Bishopstone, Bourton, Braemore, Britford, Broadchalk, Burgate, Chilmark, Coombe Bissett, Downton, Farnham, Fordingbridge, Hinton St. Mary, Homington, Mere, Pimperne, Ringwood, Rockbourne, Shapwick, Sixpenny Handley, T. Gunville, T.Hinton and T.Monkto

Region: South West

Counties covered: Dorset

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Groundwater flooding in the Cranborne Chase area.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

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