Flood Warning Info - Nunney Brook

Area Description

Nunney Brook including Wanstrow, Holwell, Nunney and Egford and the Sharpshaw Watercourse.
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

  • We have only been collating detailed flood messages since May 2017.
  • Each Flood Warning may have multiple updates. The messages listed below may therefore be greater than the number of alerts detailed in the Flood Warning table above.

Flood Warning issued on 4 Oct 2020 16:22
Nunney Brook, Sharpshaw Watercourse
River levels have risen at the Holwell river gauge as a result of Storm Alex and the recent heavy persistent rain and increasingly wet catchment conditions. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible from 17:00 onwards in to early evening Sunday 4/10/20, peaking later this evening. We believe there is a possibility of flooding for properties at Church Street in Nunney. Further lighter possibly persistent rain is forecast over the next 24 hours. We expect river levels to remain high this evening and begin to drop overnight into Monday 05/10/20. We are closely monitoring the situation. Our incident response staff are clearing weed screens. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses. Please avoid contact with flood water. This message will be updated by 17:00 on Monday 05/10/20 or as the situation changes.