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 20 Oct 2021 22:50
Flooding is expected overnight tonight and into the early hours of Thursday 21 October. Heavy rain has been falling in the East Devon area which is causing the River Otter to rise. Flooding of property is imminent, and river levels will be at their highest till 2am. Properties and low lying areas around the School, Village Hall, Railway Terrace and other riverside properties in Tipton St. John, Lower Way at Harpford, the A3052, properties adjacent to the bridge in Newton Poppleford, and the lower part of Fore Street in Otterton 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 by Thursday afternoon or if the situation changes.