We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
Each Flood Alert may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Alert table above.
Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 12:58
River levels are forecast to rise as a result of heavy overnight rainfall tonight. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 21:00 today, 18/12/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for tributaries between Wimborne St Giles and Wimborne. Further heavy rainfall is forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high for the coming days.
We are closely monitoring the situation.
This message will be updated tomorrow, 19/12/19, or as the situation changes.