Upper Frome from Maiden Newton to Dorchester

Warning no longer in force

Levels in the Upper Frome have now fallen back, however the catchments remain saturated and further rainfall is expected during the week. Our staff continue to monitor the situation and will provide updates and new warnings as necessary.

This information last updated 9:49am, Tuesday 18th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Areas in Higher Frome Vauchurch, Frome Vauchurch, Cruxton, Notton, Frampton, Grimstone, Muckleford, Stratton, Bradford Peverell, Wrackleford, Charminster, Frome Whitfield, Wolfeton, Lower Burton and Cokers Frome

Region: South West

Counties covered: Dorset Council

Watercourses covered: Dorset 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 Upper Frome from Maiden Newton to Dorchester.

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

Upper Frome and tributaries
Tributaries between Toller Whelme and Dorchester

South Winterbourne Valley
Winterbourne Abbas, Winterbourne Steepleton, Martinstown or Winterbourne St Martin, Winterbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Herringston and Winterbourne Came

No current or recent warnings.

Groundwater flooding for the South Winterbourne Valley
Groundwater flooding for Kingston Russell, Winterbourne Abbas, Winterbourne Steepleton, Martinstown or Winterbourne St Martin, Winterbourne Monkton, Winterbourne Herringston and Winterbourne Came

Groundwater flooding in the Cerne Valley
Groundwater flooding for Minterne Magna, Minton Parva, Cerne Abbas, Nether Cerne, Godmanston, Forston and Charminster

Upper Frome at Dorchester
Casterbridge Trading Estate, London Road, Mill Street, London Close, Durnover Court and Kings Road in Dorchester

No current or recent warnings.

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