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 22:53
River levels are rising rapidly on the River Char and rainfall will continue until 01:00 AM on 21/10/2021
Flooding of property is occurring in The Street, Charmouth.
We are monitoring rainfall and river levels and are checking rivers for blockages in the area. Fire & rescue service are in attendance
Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water.
Monitor local water levels and weather conditions. Consider putting your flood plan into action. You should avoid walking, cycling or driving through flood water.
Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your surroundings.
This message will be updated by 10:00 AM on 21/10/2021, or as the situation changes.
Flood Warning issued on 2 Apr 2018 04:58
Due to heavy overnight rainfall the water levels in the River Char at Charmouth are rising and expected to peak at Charmouth