Flood Warning Info - River Lemon from Bickington to Newton Abbot

Area Description

riverside locations and roads between Bickington and Newton Abbot, including Bickington, Chipley Bridge, Morley Bridge, Chercombe Bridge, Ogwell Mill and the A383 .
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 16 Feb 2020 15:39
River Lemon
Heavy rain has fallen over the last 48 hours in the Dartmoor area, and river levels remain high. We expect riverside locations and roads between Bickington and Newton Abbot 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.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 23:42
River Lemon
Heavy rain will continue to fall in the Dartmoor area. This is causing river levels to remain high. Properties and low lying areas between Bickington and Newton Abbot 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. We will be closely monitoring the situation. Our staff are out in the area and will relay information and assist the emergency services and council. This message will be updated Sunday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 13:56
River Lemon
Flooding is expected on Saturday afternoon and evening. Heavy rain falling in the Dartmoor area will continue throughout the weekend. This is causing the River Lemon to rise and the river is forecast to continue rising through the day. Properties and low lying areas between Bickington and Newton Abbot will start to flood first from around 2pm on Saturday. 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. Our staff are out in the area and will relay information and assist the emergency services and council.