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 26 Dec 2017 20:08
Flooding is expected on Boxing Day night.
Heavy rain has passed through the area. This is causing the River Axe to rise and the river is forecast to continue rising through tonight.
Properties and low lying areas at risk include:
Chard Junction - including the Three Counties Public House, Creamery and Broad Bridge areas
Broom, Wadbrook, Axe Farm
Weycroft - including Coaxden Cottages, Weycroft Mill and properties on the A358 around Weycroft Bridge
B3165 at Mosterton and Clapton will start to flood first. Further flooding is expected at as river levels rise.
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 night and this message will be updated as the situation changes.