Flood Alert Info - River Piddle and Tributaries

Area Description

Tributaries between Alton Pancras and Wareham.

This is a Flood Alert Area. For this area the highest level of flood notification that you will receive is a Flood Alert. No Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings are issued for this area.
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Flood Alert Currently in Force

There are no Flood Alerts currently in force for this area. See below for historical flood warnings.

Area Covered by this Flood Alert

The orange highlighted area on the map below outlines the area covered by this Flood Alert.
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Flood Alert History

Number of historic Flood Alerts that have previously been recorded for this area:
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Historical Flood Alert Messages for this Area

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Flood Alert issued on 19 Apr 2018 11:00
River Piddle, River Trent
Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels in the area remain above flood alert thresholds. There is the possibility of thundery showers forecast at the weekend. We will continue to monitor the river levels and update this message if the situation changes. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it remains operational.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Apr 2018 16:17
River Piddle, River Trent
Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels in the area remain above flood alert thresholds after a period of persistent wet weather. There is further rainfall expected at the weekend with more settled weather expected next week. We will continue to monitor the river levels and update this message if the situation changes. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it remains operational.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 14:21
River Piddle, River Trent
Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels in the area remain above flood alert thresholds after a period of persistent wet weather. The rainfall has generally passed out of the area with more settled weather expected. We will continue to monitor the river levels and update this message if the situation changes. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it remains operational.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 11:59
River Piddle, River Trent
Details of the previously issued Flood Alert have been updated. River levels remain above flood alert thresholds after a wet holiday period. A slight respite on Thursday and Friday will be followed by more unsettled weather over the weekend and next week. River levels will remain high over the weekend. Residents with flood protection equipment are advised to ensure that it is operational.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 13:51
River Piddle, River Trent
Water levels have started to fall back above Tollpuddle, but will remain high in the lower reaches of the River Piddle for the remainder of Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 19:41
River Piddle, River Trent
Water levels in the River Piddle and tributaries from Alton Pancras to Wareham are rising and are forecast to exceed bankful conditions.Persistent and heavy rain is forecast for tonight and in to Monday morning. Rivers are likely to respond.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Mar 2018 08:55
River Piddle, River Trent
Water levels in the River Piddle and tributaries from Alton Pancras to Wareham are rising and are forecast to exceed bankfull conditions. We are expecting further rain throughout the next few days and the rivers are likely to respond.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2018 09:33
River Piddle and Trent
Water levels in the River Piddle and tributaries from Alton Pancras to Wareham are high and are forecast to exceed bankful conditions. Dry conditions are forecast for the next 48 hours but river levels are expected to remain high. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message should conditions change.