River Taw (Middle) from Taw Bridge to Newnham Bridge

Flood Warning

Heavy rain has fallen over the last 48 hours in the North Devon area, and river levels remain high. We expect riverside locations and roads between Taw Bridge to Newnham Bridge, to remain at risk. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. Heaviest rain has cleared this area but rain showers are forecast for the next few days. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated as the situation changes.

This information last updated 4:00pm, Sunday 16th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Riverside locations and roads between Taw Bridge and Newnham Bridge, including Coldridge, Chenson, Eggesford, Chawleigh, Bridge Reeve, Colleton Mills and the B3220 at Taw Bridge

Region: South West

Counties covered: Devon

Watercourses covered: River Taw

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 Taw (Middle) from Taw Bridge to Newnham Bridge.

Icons on the map show nearby level monitoring stations. They are not necessarily related to this particular flood warning area.

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 fisk of flooding in any year is greater than 1% (the "hundred year" flood risk).

Other Nearby Flood Warning Locations

North Dartmoor Rivers
the Upper River Taw from Sticklepath to Newnham Bridge and the River Okement and its tributaries

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