riverside locations and roads between Broadclyst and Clyst St. Mary, including Broadclyst, Ashclyst, Clyston Mill, Sowton Barton, Newcourt Barton, the A3052 at Clyst Honiton, and the B3181 at Broadclyst.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 31 Mar 2018 17:06
We can look forward to a dry night, although the occasional shower is still possible. River levels are still high, so this Flood Warning is remaining in force. 25-40mm of rain could fall Sunday night into Monday morning. Environment Agency duty staff will be monitoring river levels throughout the bank holiday weekend. Field Teams remain on standby to ensure that our flood defence assets are working effectively.
Flood Warning issued on 31 Mar 2018 09:49
Rain is still possible in the catchment. The flood peak is slowly moving down the river levels will remain high through the day. The Environment Agency is continuing to monitor river levels and we will be looking to remove this flood warning later today.
Flood Warning issued on 30 Mar 2018 22:07
Between 14mm and 27mm of rain has fallen today. The River Clyst is continuing to rise and is expected to peak around 00:30 Saturday morning at Ashclyst. The highest levels will then move downstream through the night. Roads, floodplains and the most vulnerable properties are expected to be affected. The Environment Agency is continuing to watch river levels and we will issue further updates if the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 15 Mar 2018 15:31
River levels on the Clyst have now peaked but will remain high throughout Thursday. The catchment will be sensitive to further rainfall. Isolated and possibly heavy showers are forecast for Thursday afternoon and into this evening. The flood warning will remain in place and will be updated as the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.
Flood Warning issued on 15 Mar 2018 00:29
Flooding is expected in the early hours of Thursday morning.
Heavy rain falling in the Broadclyst and Clyst St Mary area will continue through the early hours of Thursday morning. This is causing the River Clyst to rise and the river is forecast to continue rising through the morning.
Flooding is expected in properties and low lying areas around Ashclyst Farm, Burrow Bridge, deep road flooding in the Burrow area, Broadclyst Bridge, Clyston Mill, Dymond's Farm, Sowton Barton and properties and farms between Clyst St. Mary and Topsham including Newcourt Barton and Cotts Farm will start to flood first. River levels will be at their highest in the early hours of the 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 and this message will be updated as the situation changes.