River Levels
River Levels

Lower Frome and tributaries

Flood alert

River levels remain high on the Lower Dorset Frome. Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the Lower Dorset Frome, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around the tributaries between Dorchester and Wareham. Further showers are possible today and then dry over the next few 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, cycle or drive through flood water. This message will be updated by 5:00 PM on 17/04/2024, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 1:08pm, Monday 15th April.

Flood Warning Area Details

Tributaries between Dorchester and Wareham

Region: Wessex

Country: England

Counties covered: Dorset Council

Watercourses covered: River Frome

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 Frome 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 Frome from Dorchester to East Stoke
Areas in Dorchester, West Stafford, Bockhampton, Lewell, Tincleton, Pallington, Waddock, Moreton, Wool and East Stoke

No current or recent warnings.

River Piddle and tributaries
Tributaries between Alton Pancras and Wareham

No current or recent warnings.

River Piddle from Alton Pancras to Wareham
Alton Pancras, Piddletrenthide, Piddlehinton, Druce, Puddletown, Athelhampton, Affpuddle, Briantspuddle, Throop and Wareham including Purbeck View Park

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding for the Bere Stream at Bere Regis
Groundwater flooding for Bere Regis

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding for the Piddle Valley
Groundwater flooding for Alton Pancras, Piddletrentide, White Lackington, Piddlehinton, Puddletown, Athelhampton

No current or recent warnings.

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