Flood Warning Info - River Exe from Tiverton to Exeter, including Bickleigh

Area Description

riverside locations and roads between Tiverton and Exeter, including Bickleigh, Thorverton Mill, Nether Exe, Brampford Speke, Upton Pyne, Old Mill Trading Estate, the A396 and A3072 at Bickleigh 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 16 Feb 2020 15:39
River Exe
Heavy rain has fallen over the last 48 hours in the River Exe catchment, and river levels remain high. We expect riverside locations and roads between Tiverton and Exeter, including Bickleigh 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 16 Feb 2020 02:50
River Exe
Heavy rain will continue to fall over the River Exe catchment causing river levels to remain high. Properties and low lying areas 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. This message will be updated during Sunday afternoon, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 15 Feb 2020 20:21
River Exe
Flooding is expected from the early hours of Sunday morning. Heavy rain is falling over the River Exe catchment and will continue throughout Sunday, causing the River Exe to rise. River levels are forecast to continue rising into Sunday afternoon. Properties and low lying areas in Bickleigh, Copenhagen, Traymill , Thorverton Mill, Nether Exe and Bampford Speke will start to flood first from around 5am on Sunday. 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.


Flood Warning issued on 27 Dec 2019 00:06
River Exe
Flooding is expected overnight and into Friday morning. Heavy rain falling in the Exmoor area has caused the River Exe to rise and the river is forecast to continue rise for the next few hours. Flooding is expected from around 01:00am on Friday 27 December. Properties and low lying areas at risk include: riverside locations and roads between Tiverton and Exeter, including Bickleigh Cottage, Trout Inn, Devonshires Craft Centre, Cobweb Cottage, Bickleigh Castle, and the A396 at Bickleigh. 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.