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 26 Dec 2017 20:15
Following this afternoon’s heavy rain and further rain forecast this evening, the watercourse has risen to a level that may cause some out of bank flooding. The grill on Winchester Road is being cleared by Environment Agency staff as quickly as possible but continues to partially block with debris. The rain is expected to stop at around 22:00hrs this evening. Residents should be aware that some out of bank flood impacts may be seen around Merritt Meadow and Winchester Road adjacent to the watercourse.