Flood Warning Info - Groundwater flooding for the North Winterborne, north of the A354

Area Description

Groundwater flooding for Turnworth, Winterborne Stickland, Winterborne Houghton, Clenston, Whatcombe and Whitechurch.

This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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Flood Warning Currently in Force

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

Flood Warning issued on 9 Apr 2018 14:10
The sustained rise in groundwater level measured at Delcombe Wood borehole levelled off slightly overnight. However today's rainfall and more expected tomorrow means that levels will, inevitably start to rise again towards the middle of this week. The road is flooded just upstream of the village hall in West Street in Winterbourne Stickland and the bow wave from vehicles is causing problems for cottages adjacent to the road. Properties between the mill stream and the road are at particular risk and should take immediate action to implement their flood plans and install property resilience measures. Elsewhere in the North Winterbourne valley, residents are advised to prepare protection measures and take particular care when driving, both for their own safety and to prevent flooding to others.