Flood Warning Info - Middle Avon from Salisbury to Ringwood

Area Description

Areas in Britford, Charlton All Saints, Downton and Fordingbridge in close proximity to the River Avon.
This is a Flood Warning Area. For this area, you may receive Flood Warnings or Severe Flood Warnings.
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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 28 Dec 2019 02:53
River Avon
River levels are rising at the Salisbury Harnham Bridge river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to the last band of rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for areas in Britford, Charlton All Saints, Downton and Fordingbridge in close proximity to the River Avon. River levels can rise quickly in response to any further rainfall. River and groundwater levels in this area can be expected to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 28 Dec 2019 02:23
River Avon
River levels are rising at the Salisbury Harnham Bridge river gauge as a result of the ground being saturated and reacting to the last band of rainfall. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for areas in Britford, Charlton All Saints, Downton and Fordingbridge in close proximity to the River Avon. River levels can rise quickly in response to any further rainfall. River and groundwater levels in this area can be expected to remain high for several days. We are closely monitoring the situation. Please avoid contact with flood water and stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated as the situation changes.


Flood Warning issued on 23 Dec 2019 10:54
River Avon
River levels have risen at the Salisbury Harnham Bridge river gauge as a result of recent, prolonged, persistent, heavy rainfall. Consequently, flooding could occur from the afternoon of 23/12/19. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for areas in Britford, Charlton All Saints, Downton and Fordingbridge in close proximity to the River Avon. River levels are still rising and we expect river levels to remain high and respond to further rainfall. More settled weather is forecast at present, but heavier rain is currently forecast for Boxing Day. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message as the situation changes. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued.