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West Somerset Streams

Flood alert

The level on the Washford River has fallen from its peak yesterday evening and is currently stable. It is forecast to gradually fall for the next two days. The flooding of low lying land and roads near the Washford River remains possible. The river levels on the Horner Water, River Aller, Hawkcombe Stream, Monksilver Stream and Doniford Stream have all fallen from peaks yesterday evening.
The forecast is mainly dry for the next few days. The flood warning for riverside properties from Kingsbridge to Roadwater remains in force.
We will continue to monitor the rainfall and water levels closely and are checking weed screens and rivers for blockages. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses, and remain aware of water levels and weather conditions. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water. This message will be updated by 2pm on Tuesday, 27/02/2024, or as the situation changes.

Information supplied by the Environment Agency

This information last updated 11:20am, Monday 26th February.

Flood Warning Area Details

Horner Water, Rivers Aller and Washford, and the Hawkcombe, Monksilver and Doniford Streams and tributaries

Region: Wessex

Country: England

Counties covered: Somerset

Watercourses covered: Horner Water, River Aller, Washford River, Hawkcombe Stream, Monksilver Stream, Doniford Stream

Area covered by this alert location

The area bounded in blue on the map shows the area covered by flood alerts and warnings for West Somerset Streams.

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

Doniford Stream in the Sampford Mill Farm area
Sampford Brett Bridge on the A358 and Sampford Mill Farm

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Doniford Stream at Sampford Brett and upstream properties
Roebuck Gate to Sampford Brett Bridge, including Water Bridge, Kingswood, Cottiford and riverside properties at Sampford Brett

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Doniford Stream at Swill Bridge
Doniford Stream at Swill Bridge

Recent warnings no longer in force.

Doniford Stream at Doniford
Liddymore Lane, Watery Lane, Doniford Orchard and Doniford Meadow

No current or recent warnings.

Horner Water
Horner Water including Horner, West Luccombe and Bossington

No current or recent warnings.

Monksilver Stream from Combe Sydenham to Williton
Combe Sydenham to Williton including Monksilver, Woodford, Yarde and Stream

No current or recent warnings.

Monksilver Stream at Williton, High Street, Fore Street and Long Street area
Mamsey Bridge to High Bridge, including Bridge Street, High Street, Half Acre, Catwell, Robert Street, Fore Street, Long Street, parts of Townsend, Station Road and the A39 at High Bridge

No current or recent warnings.

Monksilver Stream at Williton, Doniford Road, Recreation Ground and Industrial Estate areas
North Road to Williton Industrial Estate including North Street, Doniford Road, Egrove Way, Slade Way and Roughmoor and the Recreation Ground including Brook Road, Kebbys Farm Close, Alder Close and Townsend

No current or recent warnings.

Washford River, riverside properties from Kingsbridge to Lower Roadwater
Riverside properties from Kingsbridge to Lower Roadwater including riverside properties in Kingsbridge, New mill, Langridge Mills and riverside properties in upper Roadwater and lower Roadwater

Washford River from Roadwater to Watchet
Roadwater to Watchet including properties in Roadwater, Lower Roadwater, and Hungerford. Abbey Road and Willow Grove in Washford and Warren Close, Whitehall, Mill Street and Market Street in Watchet

No current or recent warnings.

Somerset coast at Blue Anchor, seafront properties
Coastline between Sea Lane End and Blue Anchor Hotel including Blue Anchor Chalets, The Smugglers Hotel and other low lying properties on the seafront

No current or recent warnings.

Somerset coast at Blue Anchor, properties located behind the seafront
Home Farm Cottages and Hoburne Caravan Site

No current or recent warnings.

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