The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Warning.
Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
Flood Warning issued on 16 Feb 2020 02:50
Heavy rain will continue to fall in the Dartmoor area, causing river levels to remain high.
Properties and low lying areas will 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.
This message will be updated during Sunday afternoon, or earlier if the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 21:04
Flooding is expected from the early hours of Sunday morning.
Heavy rain falling in the Dartmoor area will continue throughout Sunday. This is causing the River Okement to rise and the river is forecast to continue rising through the day.
Properties and low lying areas around Brightley Mill, Farm and properties around Brightley Bridge, Jacobstowe Bridge, Mill and A3072 and Monkokehampton New Bridge and Mills will start to flood first from the early hours of Sunday morning. 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.
We will be closely monitoring the situation throughout the day and this message will be updated as the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 30 Jul 2017 20:18
A total of 56mm of rain has fallen over the past 6 hours in Okehampton. Predicted rainfall is now expected to be less intense and will clear the area within the next few hours
River levels seem to have stabilised and are generally starting to fall. Environment Agency staff will be in attendance and we will continue to monitor the situation and update this message if required.
Flood Warning issued on 30 Jul 2017 18:44
River levels are continuing to rise due to the heavy rainfall experienced this afternoon. Flooding to properties close to the river is expected imminently. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message at 19:30.