River Levels
River Levels

Lower Avon and tributaries

Flood alert

River levels are high but steady on the Middle and Lower Hampshire Avon due to raised groundwater levels.
Areas most at risk include tributaries between Ringwood and Christchurch.
Further rainfall is forecast this afternoon.
No further flooding to fields and roads is expected, however there may be standing water seen for several days.
We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this alert if necessary.
Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water.
This message will be updated by 11:00 AM on 29/11/2023, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 11:17am, Monday 27th November.

Flood Warning Area Details

Tributaries between Ringwood and Christchurch

Region: Wessex

Country: England

Counties covered: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, Dorset Council, Hampshire

Watercourses covered: Avon

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for Lower Avon and tributaries.

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

Lower Avon from Ringwood to Christchurch
Bickerley, Ringwood and the B3347 from Christchurch to Stony Lane in Christchurch

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon at Christchurch
Bridge Street, Stoney Lane and Monkswell Gardens in Purewell

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon at The Bridges and Stubbings Meadow in Ringwood
The Bridges, Little Thatch, Watermead, Capberton, Three Bridges and Old Bridge Cottage, West Street, Avon Edge and Stubbings Meadow Caravan Park in Ringwood

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Avon at Ringwood Town
Kingsby Lane, Bickerley Terrace, West Street, Riverside, Lynes Lane, Kings Arm Lane, Strides Lane and Market Place in Ringwood

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour at Holdenhurst Village
Holdenhurst Farm and Wood Farm in Holdenhurst

No current or recent warnings.

Lower Stour at Grove Farm Meadow Holiday Park
Grove Farm Park Home Site

No current or recent warnings.

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