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River Piddle and tributaries

Flood alert

River levels are remaining high on the River Piddle due to earlierĀ rainfall.
Areas most at risk include tributaries between Alton Pancras and Wareham.
Further light rainfall is forecast throughout the evening.
River levels are high but steady, but the risk of flooding to low-lying land remains.
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.
Monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water.
This message will be updated by 10:00 AM on 23/02/2024, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 4:07pm, Thursday 22nd February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Tributaries between Alton Pancras and Wareham

Region: Wessex

Country: England

Counties covered: Dorset Council

Watercourses covered: River Piddle, River Trent

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 Piddle 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

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.

Lower Frome and tributaries
Tributaries between Dorchester and Wareham

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding for the Bere Stream
Groundwater flooding for Hilton, Milton Abbas and Milborne St Andrew

No current or recent warnings.

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

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