Flood Warning Info - River Tamar from Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge

Area Description

River Tamar from Tamarstone to Druxton Bridge including Boyton, Bridgerule and the A3072.
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 5 Oct 2020 09:38
River Tamar
The river level on the Tamar is high following yesterday’s rainfall and flooding is possible. The river level peaked overnight and is gradually falling, however the catchment is saturated and a further 10mm of rain is expected today which could cause the river to rise again. Property flooding remains possible at Bridegrule throughout this morning and into this afternoon. Highway flooding is also possible on the A3072 between Holsworthy and Red Post, and between North Tamerton and Clawton. 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. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated on Monday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 17:26
River Tamar
Persistent rain over the Tamar catchment has caused the River Tamar to rise. A further 20-30mm of rain is forecast this evening and flooding is expected. Property flooding is possible at Bridegrule from early evening. Highway flooding is also likely on the A3072 between Holsworthy and Red Post, and between North Tamerton and Clawton. The river level is expected to peak at around 9pm and could remain high for several hours afterwards. We expect the river level to drop gradually in the early hours of the morning as the rainfall becomes lighter and more showery. 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. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated Monday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 16:33
River Tamar
Following heavy rainfall passing over the area on Saturday, river levels remain high. Although no further rainfall is expected today, catchments are saturated and therefore it is likely that it may be well into Saturday night or the early hours of Sunday morning before levels start to fall. There is still a risk of property flooding in Bridgerule. Surface water on highways A3071 between Holsworthy and Red Post and also between North Tamerton and Clawton may take overnight to clear. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. We will update this Flood Warning as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 26 Oct 2019 10:24
River Tamar
Following prolonged rainfall overnight, 30-40mm of rain has fallen on the Tamar catchment , and rising river levels are increasing the risk of flooding. We are expecting river levels to continue to rise throughout Saturday morning and remain high over the course of the day. Property flooding is possible in Bridgerule from midday today and throughout the afternoon. Highway flooding is also expected on the A3071 between Holsworthy and Red Post and also between North Tamerton and Clawton. The rainfall is clearing from midday today giving rise to drier conditions and we expect river levels to gradually fall over this evening. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have operatives in the field to relay information, clear blockages and operate defences if required. We will update this Flood Warning by 5pm this evening or earlier if the situation changes.