Flood Warning Info - River Brit at Beaminster

Area Description

Hogshill Street, Prout Hill and Fleet Street in Beaminster.
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 17 May 2021 16:05
River Brit
River levels have risen rapidly as a result of heavy rainfall. Consequently, the risk of flooding remains. We expect flooding to affect properties in Southgate and Newtown in Beaminster Further heavy rainfall is forecast over the next 2 hours. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please can owners with property flood resilience equipment install it now. This message will be updated this evening, 17/05/21, or as the situation changes.