Flood Warning Info - River Okement (East) at Okehampton

Area Description

riverside properties and roads in Okehampton, including low lying parts of Mill Road, Park Row, Fore Street, St James Street, North Road and North Bridge.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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There are no Flood Warnings currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Warning

The red highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Warning.
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Flood Warning History

Number of historic Flood Warnings that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Warning Messages for this Area

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 30 Jul 2017 20:18
River Okement
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 19:01
River Okement
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.