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River Axe (Upper) from Winsham to Axminster, including Chard Junction and Weycroft

Flood warning

Heavy rain falling in the area has caused the River Axe to rise. The rain will continue throughout Thursday. Flooding to Riverside property and highways is expected imminently. 

Property flooding is expected at Chard Junction, Axe Farm, Coaxdon and Weycroft Cottages, Mosterton, Clapton, Tytherleigh and Broom, A358 crossing at Weycroft, B3165 Clapton, A3066 Mosterton, Axminster (Stoneybridge). There will be deep and fast flowing field flooding between Winsham and Axminster.

Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.

We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 7:30am, Thursday 7th December.

Flood Warning Area Details

Riverside locations and roads between Winsham and Axminster, including Chard Junction, Coaxden Cottages and Weycroft

Region: Devon and Cornwall

Country: England

Counties covered: Devon, Dorset Council, Somerset

Watercourses covered: River Axe

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for River Axe (Upper) from Winsham to Axminster, including Chard Junction and Weycroft.

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

River Axe area
Rivers Axe, Coly, Yarty, Umborne Brook and coastal streams from Branscombe to Axmouth

River Axe (Mid) at Axminster
low lying properties and roads around Stoney Bridge and Castle Hill in Axminster

River Yarty from Yarcombe to Axminster
Riverside locations and roads between Yarcombe and Axminster, including Long Bridge, Case Bridge, Beckford Bridge and Yarty Bridge

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