Flood Warning Info - River Culm (Lower) from Cullompton to Stoke Canon, including Hele

Area Description

riverside locations and roads between Cullompton and Stoke Canon, including Woodmill, Hele, Silverton Mills, Rewe, Huxham, Old Mill Trading Estate, the A396 at Stoke Canon, the B3185 at Silverton, and the Exeter to London Paddington railway line.
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

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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 21 Oct 2021 04:55
River Culm
Flooding of homes and roads is expected this morning (Thursday 21 October). Heavy rain falling across the Devon area has caused the River Culm to rise rapidly. Flooding of property is imminent. Properties and low lying areas in Hele, Silverton Mills, Rewe, the A396 at Stoke Canon and and roads at Columbjohn and Westcott, will flood first. Install flood protection products you may have, such as flood barriers and air brick covers. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Avoid low lying roads and footpaths, which may be flooded. We are monitoring river levels. We will update this message Thursday afternoon or if the situation changes.

Flood Warning issued on 15 Mar 2018 05:38
River Culm
Flooding is expected early this morning. Heavy rain falling in the River Culm area will continue throughout the morning. This is causing the River Culm to rise, with peak river levels expected between 6am and 8am. Properties and low lying areas in Hele, Silverton Mills, Rewe, the A396 at Stoke Canon and roads at Columbjohn and Westcott, will start to flood first. 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 and this message will be updated as the situation changes.