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Groundwater flooding in Vernham Dean, Upton and the Bourne Valley

Warning no longer in force

Groundwater levels in the Bourne Valley continue slowly falling. During the last week, 5mm of rain has been recorded at Andover. Levels have fallen by 1.61m at Vernham Dean and by 11cm at Upton. Today (22/05/2024), showers are forecast to affect Hampshire, with up to 40mm of rain possible. From Thursday 23/05/2024 to Monday 27/05/2024, only light showers are forecast. This is not expected to cause a rise in groundwater levels. The overall situation will continue to improve, although some minor residual impacts from groundwater are still expected. Impacts to the sewerage network in particular will continue over the next 2 weeks. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 10:31am, Wednesday 22nd May.

Flood Warning Area Details

Communities at risk of groundwater flooding in Vernham Dean, Upton and the Bourne Valley in North Hampshire including Hurstbourne Tarrant and St Mary Bourne

Region: Solent and South Downs

Country: England

Counties covered: Hampshire

Watercourses covered: Groundwater

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 Vernham Dean, Upton and the Bourne Valley.

Note: the area shown on the map is the area covered by flood alerts and warnings. It is not a live map of current flooding. The area covered broadly equates to the area where the risk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

Bourne Rivulet
Bourne Rivulet from Vernham Dean to Hurstbourne Priors

No current or recent warnings.

Bourne Valley
Vernham Dean, Upton, Ibthorpe, Hurstbourne Tarrant, Stoke, and St Mary Bourne on the Bourne Rivulet

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding in villages surrounding Andover
Communities at risk of groundwater flooding surrounding Andover, including Appleshaw, Hatherden, Penton Mewsey, Redenham, Weyhill Bottom, Kimpton, Amport and Monxton

No current or recent warnings.

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