Flood Alert Info - River Yeo and River Parrett Moors around Muchelney and Thorney

Area Description

River Yeo and River Parrett Moors including access from Langport, Law Lane from Drayton, Law Lane from Thorney, Wetmoor Lane from Long Load and properties in Muchelney, Muchelney Ham and Thorney.
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 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 17 Mar 2020 11:29
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station has now fallen following the rain over the weekend and is now at 7.58 m and is continuing to fall. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.96 m and is slowly falling. We do not expect this level to rise again in the near future. There is a favourable forecast with minimal rain over the next few days which will allow pumping to continue at Huish Episcopi. Flood water and debris may still be affecting the road from Langport to Muchelney. Please avoid low lying land, which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on any road closures and stay aware of alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Wednesday, 18/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2020 12:29
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.08 m and stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.05 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m. The forecast is for dry weather during Monday and Tuesday. We continue to pump at Huish Episcopi and other nearby pumping stations when river levels allow. Please avoid low lying land, which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on any road closures and stay aware of alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Tuesday, 17/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 10:05
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.86 m and stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.0 m and falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The current rainfall during Sunday morning will pass out of the area around midday to be followed by drier weather with the possibility of some showers in the afternoon. Further dry weather is forecast for Monday and Tuesday. We continue to pump at Huish Episcopi and other nearby pumping stations when river levels allow. Please avoid low lying land, which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on any road closures and stay aware of alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Monday, 16/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2020 13:07
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.95 m and stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.09 m and falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The weather forecast today, Saturday 14/03/20, is largely dry with some occasional showers. A band of rainfall is then expected during Sunday morning which may be heavy at times before drier weather at the start of next week. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station, and at other nearby stations. We are monitoring the situation and will continue to pump as long as river levels allow. Please avoid low lying land, which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on any road closures and stay aware of alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Sunday, 15/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Mar 2020 14:16
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.04 m and stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.19 m and falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The weather forecast today, Friday 13/03/20, is largely dry with occasional showers, followed tonight by a band of showery rain, at times heavy, but passing through quickly. Tomorrow, Saturday, should be mostly dry, until Sunday morning when a moderate band of rain is expected. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station, and at other nearby stations. We are monitoring the situation and will continue to pump as long as river levels allow. Please avoid low lying land, which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on any road closures and stay aware of alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Saturday, 14/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Mar 2020 12:31
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.02 m and stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.26 m and is falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The weather forecast for today, Thursday 12/03/20, is dry spells mixed with blustery showers. Tomorrow, Friday 13/03/20, should be mostly dry, until the evening, when a band of rain is expected to pass through quickly. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station, and at other nearby pumping stations. We will continue to pump as long as the river levels allow. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please avoid low lying footpaths and low lying roads, which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on local road closures. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Friday, 13/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2020 13:00
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.02 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.36 m and is falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The weather forecast is dry today, Wednesday 11/03/20, followed by a band of showers tonight and occasional blustery showers tomorrow, Thursday 12/03/20. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station, and at other nearby pumping stations. We will continue to pump water as long as the river levels allow. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please refer to @TravelSomerset for information on local road closures. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Thursday, 12/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2020 12:09
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.03 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.40 m and is also stable. Following a dry start to Tuesday, showers are forecast to return this afternoon and into Wednesday. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi and will continue to pump water as long as the river level allows. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Wednesday 11/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 12:33
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.92 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.36 m and is also stable. Following a dry start to Monday, showers are forecast to return this evening and into Tuesday. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi and will continue to pump water as long as the river level allows. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Tuesday 10/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Mar 2020 10:16
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.64 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.35 m and is slowly falling. We are pumping at Huish Episcopi and will continue to pump water as long as the capacity allows. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The forecast is for mostly dry conditions on Sunday, although some showers are still possible. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Monday 09/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2020 10:43
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.54 m and is stable. We will commence pumping at Huish Episcopi when the river has fallen further, and conditions allow. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.51 m and is rising. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The forecast is for mostly dry conditions on Saturday, although some showers are still possible. We are expecting a band of rain to cross the area on Saturday evening and overnight and into tomorrow. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Sunday 08/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2020 11:57
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.57 m and is stable. We will commence pumping at Huish Episcopi when the river has fallen further. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.33 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. The forecast is mostly dry Friday and into Saturday, with the potential of some showers, and river levels may start to fall during this time. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Saturday 07/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 13:42
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.71 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.24 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are currently pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Further showers are forecast to continue this morning and into the early afternoon before becoming drier for the rest of Thursday and into Friday, and we expect river levels to continue falling during this time. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Friday 06/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2020 10:40
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.75 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.33 m and is slowly falling. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are currently pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Forecast is expected to be mainly dry, with some showers, and we expect river levels to continue falling during this time. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Thursday 05/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Mar 2020 09:31
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.72 m and is falling. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.49 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are currently pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Tuesday is forecast to be largely dry and we expect river levels to continue falling during this time. We are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Wednesday 04/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Mar 2020 13:52
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.15 m and is falling. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.55 m and is rising very slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are currently not pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Isolated showers are forecast for Monday and Tuesday, however both days will be largely dry. We expect river levels to continue falling during this time, and we are monitoring this situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Tuesday 03/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 11:01
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.72 m and is falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.53 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney when this level exceeds 7.30 m, and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m. We are currently not pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to high river levels. Pumping will resume as soon as capacity in the River Yeo allows. Isolated showers are forecast for Sunday, with a band of more prolonged rain crossing the region tonight. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Monday 02/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 12:57
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.82 m and is rising. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.28 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m. We do not expect property flooding at this time. We are currently not pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to high river levels, however pumping will resume as soon as capacity in the River Yeo allows. Windy conditions and wintry showers are forecast for Saturday and Sunday. Please avoid using low lying footpaths near local watercourses and plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads which may be flooded. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Sunday 01/03/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 11:39
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.20 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.41 m and is rising slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, and we are aware that this road is closed. We do not expect property flooding at this time. We are currently not pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to high river levels, however pumping will resume as soon as capacity in the River Yeo allows. Storm Jorge is forecast to bring heavy and persistent rain to the region today, particularly over high ground. This rain will clear to the east early on Saturday morning and be followed by windy conditions and wintry showers on Saturday and Sunday. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Saturday 29/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Feb 2020 10:20
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.15 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.21 m and has been falling slowly this week. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will occur if this level reaches 7.30 m. We are currently pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station and will continue to do this for as long as capacity allows in the River Yeo. Thursday 27/02/2020 is forecast to be largely dry, however rain is expected across the region during Friday and Saturday. This may be heavy and persistent. Catchments remain saturated and we expect river levels to rise in response to this rain. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated on Friday 28/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Feb 2020 11:40
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.10 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.28 m and is falling slowly. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will occur if this level reaches 7.30 m. We are currently pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station and will continue to do this for as long as capacity allows in the River Yeo. Wednesday 26/02/2020 is forecast to be largely dry, however a period of rainfall is expected across the region from the early hours of Thursday morning. This will be followed by further rain on Friday and Saturday. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. Catchments remain saturated and rivers will be very responsive to the rain forecast for later this week. This message will be updated on Thursday 27/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Feb 2020 09:15
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.05 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.38 m and is falling slowly. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will remain until this level is below 7.30m. We are pumping water to drain the moors which will continue for as long as the river capacity allows. Showers are forecast throughout today, Tuesday 25/02/2020. The forecast remains unsettled through the week but with generally low rainfall totals. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days as catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain, bringing a continued risk to low lying land and roads. This message will be updated on Wednesday 26/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 08:51
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.62 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.57 m and is falling slowly. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will remain until this level is below 7.30m; it could take several more days to reach below this level. We are pumping water to drain the moors which will continue for as long as the river capacity allows. A band of rain is passing through the area this morning, Monday 24/02/2020. The forecast remains unsettled through the week but with generally low rainfall totals. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days as catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain, bringing a continued risk to low lying land and roads. This message will be updated on Tuesday 25/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Feb 2020 10:52
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.62 m and is falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.71 m and stable. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will remain until this level is below 7.30m; it could take several more days to reach below this level. We are pumping water to drain the moors which will continue for as long as the river capacity allows. The forecast for Sunday and Monday is mixed but with generally low rainfall totals. Please stay aware of flood warning updates in the coming days as catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain, bringing a continued risk to low lying land and roads. This message will be updated on Monday 24/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Feb 2020 09:27
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.83 m and is falling as pumping operations continue. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.72 m and stable. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will remain until this level is below 7.30m; it could take several more days to reach below this level. We are pumping water to drain the moors which will continue for as long as the river capacity allows. Today, Saturday 22/02/2020, is forecast to be largely dry following the rain last night until a further band of rain passes through the area overnight into Sunday. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days as catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain. This message will be updated on Sunday 23/02/2020, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Feb 2020 10:35
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.17 m and is rising as pumping operations continue. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.75 m and stable. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will remain until this level is below 7.30m; it could take several more days to reach below this level. We are pumping water to drain the moors which will continue for as long as the river capacity allows. Today, Friday 21/02/2020, is forecast to be largely dry with a band of rain passing through the area overnight into Saturday. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days as catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain. This message will be updated on Saturday 22/02/2020, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Feb 2020 12:15
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.06 m and is rising as pumping operations continue. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.78 m and falling in response to the pumping. Flooding of the road from Langport to Muchelney will remain until this level is below 7.30m; this could take many more days. Pumping to drain the moors will continue for as long as the river capacity allows. There is more rain forecast today, Thursday 20/02/20, and over the weekend, so please stay aware of flood warning updates in the coming days as catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain. This message will be updated on Friday 21/02/2020 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 20:12
River Yeo
A further band of rain is forecast on Thursday morning, 20/02/2020. Catchments remain saturated and rivers are very responsive to further rain, bringing a continued risk to low lying land and roads. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.08 m and continues to fall slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.82 m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. We are checking levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett, and rivers in the wider area, and are pumping at Westover and Huish Episcopi. We are operating Monks Leaze Clyce to reduce levels in the River Parrett and direct water to the estuary through the King’s Sedgemoor Drain. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated Thursday morning, 20/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Feb 2020 12:00
River Yeo
Showers are forecast throughout Wednesday, 19/02/2020. This is followed on Thursday morning by a further band of rain. Catchments remain saturated and rivers are responsive to further rain. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.13 m and continues to fall slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.84 m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. We are checking the levels of the Yeo and Parrett, and rivers in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. Our Field Teams are checking flood defences. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated Thursday morning, 20/02/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 23:17
River Yeo
A mostly dry night is forecast for Tuesday 18/02/20, into early Wednesday morning. A moderate band of showery rain is forecast later on Wednesday morning, into the afternoon. This is followed on Thursday morning by another band of rain. Catchments remain saturated and rivers are responsive to further rain. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.29 m and continues to fall slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.85 m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. We are checking the levels of the Yeo and Parrett, and rivers in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. Our Field Teams are checking flood defences. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated Wednesday morning, 19/02/20.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Feb 2020 13:14
River Yeo
Scattered showers continue today, Tuesday 18/02/20, with heavier showers forecast this afternoon. Showers will ease on Wednesday morning, leaving a drier interlude, before a moderate band of rain arrives on Wednesday afternoon. Catchments remain saturated and rivers are responsive to further rain. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is bank-full at 8.53 m and is falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.86 m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. We are checking the levels of the Yeo and Parrett, and rivers in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. Our Field Teams are checking flood defences. Please stay aware of flood alert updates in the coming days. This message will be updated Tuesday evening, 18/02/20.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 22:29
River Yeo
Scattered, blustery showers continue on Monday night, 17/02/20, through to Tuesday morning. Bands of heavier showers are forecast for Tuesday afternoon. Catchments are saturated and river levels in the area are high and responsive to further rain. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is bank-full at 8.95 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.85 m and is rising by 4 mm an hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. We are monitoring the levels of the River Yeo, River Parrett and rivers in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. We are checking flood defences and monitoring river levels closely. Please be aware in case further flood warnings are issued this week. This message will be updated Tuesday morning, 18/02/20.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 14:04
River Yeo
Scattered blustery showers and strong winds continue on Monday through in to Tuesday. Catchments are saturated and river levels are currently very high. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is bank-full at 8.94m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.82 m and is rising by 10 mm an hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m. We are monitoring the levels of the River Yeo, River Parrett and river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. Field teams are out clearing debris screens and checking flood defences. Incident teams are monitoring river levels closely. Please be aware in case further flood warnings are issued this week. This message will be updated Monday evening 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 09:51
River Yeo
Storm Dennis continues to impact the South West. Strong winds and further rainfall are forecast today, Sunday 16/02/2020, adding to the significant rainfall that has already fallen. Catchments are saturated and rivers will continue to respond to today’s rain. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is bank-full at 8.96m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.37 m and is rising by 26 mm an hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m. We are monitoring the levels of the River Yeo, River Parrett and river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. Field teams are out clearing debris screens and checking flood defences. Incident teams are monitoring river levels closely. Please be aware in case further flood warnings are issued this weekend. This message will be updated tomorrow, Monday 17/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 12:50
River Yeo
Storm Dennis has started to impact the South West and is forecast to bring strong winds and a significant amount of rainfall over the weekend, particularly over high ground such as Exmoor and the Mendips. Catchments are saturated and all rivers are likely to respond to this rainfall. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.65m and is rising by 70 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.06 m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m. We are monitoring the levels of the Yeo, Parrett and river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels allow. Field teams are out clearing debris screens and checking flood defences. Incident teams are monitoring river levels and the coastal situation very closely. Please be aware in case further flood warnings are issued this weekend. This message will be updated tomorrow, Sunday, 16/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 14:41
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is bankfull at 8.52m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.07 m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.30 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are monitoring the levels of the Yeo, Parrett and river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping when river levels permit. However a continuous band of rain is forecast this afternoon and evening, Friday, 14/02/20. This will be closely followed by Storm Dennis on Saturday morning, bringing widespread heavy rain through Saturday, into Sunday. We are monitoring the situation closely. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow, Saturday, 15/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2020 22:01
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.94m and stable at bankfull. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.97 m and rising slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. The Parrett is also bankfull and stable. We are monitoring the levels of the Yeo and Parrett, as well as river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping as soon as conditions allow. The forecast is dry tonight, Thursday, 13/02/20 with a dry morning. A small band of rain is forecast around Friday lunchtime, followed by drier weather. Storm Dennis is due to arrive on Saturday afternoon, bringing widespread heavy rain, continuing into Sunday. This message will be updated tomorrow, Friday 14/02/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 19:01
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.94 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.93 m and is falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is currently taking place at Huish Episcopi and Westover pumping stations. Sunday and Monday are forecast to be dry. We are closely monitoring the river levels and will use this dry period to clear the moors of as much water as possible. This message will be updated on Monday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Jan 2020 11:07
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.97 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.99 m and is falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is currently taking place at Huish Episcopi and Westover pumping stations. Sunday is forecast to be dry. We are closely monitoring the river levels and will use this dry period to clear the moors of as much water as possible. This message will be updated on Sunday evening, 19/01/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 18:05
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.99 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.12 m and is falling slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is currently taking place at Huish Episcopi and Westover pumping stations. Saturday night and Sunday are forecast to be dry. We are closely monitoring the river levels and will use this dry period to clear the moors of as much water as possible. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, 19/01/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2020 08:59
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.09 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.22 m and is rising slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is currently taking place at Huish Episcopi and Westover pumping stations. The weekend is forecast to be dry. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Saturday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 21:27
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.33 m and is falling. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.29 m and is rising very slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to the high river level in the River Yeo. The weekend is forecast to be dry. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Saturday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2020 10:11
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.59 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.28 m and is rising slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to the high river level in the River Yeo. Friday will be a mainly dry day however there may be the occasional shower. The weekend is forecast to be dry. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Friday evening, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 19:00
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.35 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.27 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to the high river level in the River Yeo. Rain has generally passed out of the area and a dryer day is forecast for Friday and through the weekend. The River Yeo at Muchelney has risen as a result of today’s rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Friday morning, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 11:45
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.33 m and is falling by approximately 5 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.25 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station due to the high river level in the River Yeo. Rain is forecast for Thursday until mid-afternoon, and this may be heavy at times. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to react to this and rise as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Jan 2020 11:00
River Yeo
Approximately 10mm of rain has fallen over the last 24 hours. Today 15/02/2020 is forecast to be largely dry. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.93m having risen in response to recent rainfall. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is at 7.10m. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if the level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if the level exceeds 7.93m. Our pumping operations have stopped temporarily as spillways are running meaning river levels are too high. We will recommence pumping off the moors as soon as water levels allow. We will closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Thursday 16/01/2020, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 15:04
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.21m having risen in response to recent rainfall. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is at 6.86m and falling slowly as our pumping operations continue, however, we expect this level to rise again in response to heavy rainfall this afternoon and tonight 14/01/20. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if the level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if the level exceeds 7.93m. Further significant rainfall is expected on Thursday 16/01/20. We will closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Wednesday 15/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Jan 2020 12:11
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is currently 7.27m and rising slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is at 6.96m and falling as our pumping operations continue, but still remains above flood alert level. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if the level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if the level exceeds 7.93m. Rainfall is forecast throughout Monday afternoon and evening, 13/01/2019. Further rainfall is expected on Tuesday and Thursday this week, with some potentially heavy and persistent spells, especially on Tuesday night. We expect river levels to rise in response to the rainfall. We will closely monitor the situation. This message will be updated on Tuesday 14/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Jan 2020 19:50
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.2m and stable today, 12/01/2020. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is at 7.09m and falling slowly, but remains above flood alert level. Water on the wider moors continues to be above normal winter conditions and is being drained as our pumping operations continue. There is rainfall forecast for Monday, Tuesday and Thursday this week, with some potentially heavy and persistent spells. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to drain down water levels around Muchelney. This message will be updated on Monday 13/01/20, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jan 2020 13:43
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.3m and stable today, 11/01/2020. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is at 7.17m and stable, remaining above flood alert level. Water on the wider moors continues to be above normal winter conditions and is being drained as our pumping operations continue. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to drain down water levels around Muchelney. Levels are expected to remain above flood alert during this weekend with some rainfall forecast on Saturday evening. This is not expected to cause any increased impacts at this time but could prevent any significant fall in levels. This message will be updated on Sunday 12/01/20


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jan 2020 12:25
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.06m and now falling slowly after rising in response to rainfall yesterday, Thursday 09/01/19. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is at 7.15m and falling slowly, but remains above flood alert level. Water on the wider moors continues to be above normal winter conditions and is being drained as our pumping operations continue. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Levels are expected to continue to fall slowly during this weekend with a good forecast for Friday 10/01/20 and maximum 4mm of rainfall forecast on Saturday which not expected to cause any increased impacts at this time. This message will be updated on Saturday 11/01/2020 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Jan 2020 09:56
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is stabilising around 7.47m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is steady at 7.21m as water on the wider moors is drained. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to drain down water levels around Muchelney. A band of rain possibly heavy at times is forecast to pass through the area later today 09/01/2020 delivering up to 3mm of rainfall. Rivers are unlikely to be adversely affected by this rain with all river levels in the area continuing to remain steady or fall slowly over the coming days. We are monitoring the situation frequently and this message will be updated on Friday 10/01/2020 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 8 Jan 2020 13:55
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is stabilising around 7.59m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is steady at 7.29m as water on the wider moors is drained. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to drain down water levels around Muchelney. A band of rain possibly heavy at times with up to 10mm of rainfall is forecast from late afternoon today 08/01/2020 and into the early hours of tomorrow morning. Rivers are unlikely to be adversely affected by this rain with all river levels in the area continuing to remain steady or fall slowly during his week. We are monitoring the situation frequently and this message will be updated on Thursday 09/01/2020 or unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Jan 2020 15:03
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.41m and is falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is steady at 7.25m as water the moor is drained. Flooding would affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to drain down water levels around Muchelney. Though dry today Tuesday 07/01/2020 and into tomorrow a band of rainfall possibly heavy at times is forecast overnight and into the early hours of Thursday morning 09/01/2020. Rivers are unlikely to be adversely affected by this rain with all river levels in the area continuing to fall during his week. We are monitoring the situation frequently and this message will be updated on Wednesday 08/01/2020 or unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Jan 2020 10:03
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.75m and is falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.22m and continues to fall by 4mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. The weather outlook is more changeable throughout this week with moderate rainfall today Monday 06/01/2020 and on Wednesday 08/01/2020. Rivers are unlikely to be adversely affected by this rain with all river levels in the area continuing to fall over the next few days. We are monitoring the situation frequently and this message will be updated on Tuesday 07/01/2020 or unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Jan 2020 14:43
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.90m and is generally stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.30m and continues to fall by 6mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. The weather outlook is now settled with no appreciable rainfall forecast from today Sunday 05/01/2020 through to Wednesday 08/01/2020 when a band of moderate rainfall is forecast. All river levels in the area will continue to fall throughout the next 3 days. We are carefully monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday 06/01/2020 unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Jan 2020 09:47
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.01m and is generally stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.42m and continues to slowly fall by 4mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. The weather outlook is now settled with no appreciable rainfall forecast from today Saturday 04/01/2020 through to Wednesday 08/01/2020. All river levels in the area will continue to fall throughout the next 5 days. We are carefully monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday 05/01/2020 unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2020 10:48
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.05m and is generally stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.52 and continues to slowly fall by 5mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. After slight overnight rainfall the weather outlook is now settled with no appreciable rainfall forecast from today Friday 03/01/2020 through to Tuesday 07/01/2020. All river levels in the area will continue to fall throughout the next 5 days. We are carefully monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday 04/01/2020 unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2020 11:40
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.95m and is now stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.63m and continues to slowly fall by 5mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. The weather continues to be settled with slight overnight rainfall forecast for tonight and early tomorrow however, all river levels in the area will continue to fall throughout the coming weekend. We are carefully monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Friday 03/01/2020 unless the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2020 11:05
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.03m and has risen over night but now is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.76m and continues to slowly fall by 10mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. The weather continues to be settled with no significant rainfall forecast for today, tomorrow or into the weekend and river levels on the River Yeo continue to fall. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and this message will be updated on Thursday 02/01/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2019 12:29
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.78m and is slowly falling by approximately 10mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.84m and is slowly falling by approximately 5mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this drain level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Pumping continues at Huish Episcopi pumping station to reduce water levels around Muchelney. The weather continues to be settled with no significant rainfall forecast for today or Wednesday and river levels on the River Yeo continue to fall. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and this message will be updated on Wednesday 01/01/2020.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2019 10:03
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.44m and is currently stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.98m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. We have now started pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Further mainly dry weather is forecast for today and Tuesday and river levels on the River Yeo are forecast to remain stable at normal winter levels.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2019 10:48
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.89m and slowly falling. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.99m and stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35m. Pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station will commence when levels in the River Yeo and River Parrett allow. Mostly dry weather is forecast for next few days and the River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to fall as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Monday 30/12/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2019 10:06
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.70m and is falling by approximately 20mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.97m and is slowly rising by approximately 10mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35m. Pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station will commence when levels in the River Yeo and River Parrett allows. Dry weather is forecast for the weekend and the River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to fall as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Sunday 29/12/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2019 15:06
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.94m and is rising by approximately 20mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.91m and is slowly rising by approximately 10mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35m. Pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station will commence when levels in the River Yeo and River Parrett allows. Dry weather is forecast for Friday 27/12/2019 and into the weekend and the River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to fall as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message on Saturday 28/12/2019.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 12:37
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.35 m and falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.84 m. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney as this level currently exceeds 7.3 m. The road from Muchelney to Long Load will also be affected by flooding if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Levels on the River Parrett are currently falling, however, intermittent rainfall is expected for the remainder of Boxing Day, 26/12/19, turning more persistent and heavy this evening and overnight into Friday morning 27/12/19. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett near Muchelney, as well as river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping as soon as conditions allow. This message will be updated on Friday morning, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2019 07:54
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.71 m and falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.81 m and steady. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Levels on the River Parrett are also falling. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett near Muchelney, as well as river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping as soon as conditions allow. The forecast is for a dry day today, Christmas Day, 25/12/19. A band of rain is forecast tomorrow morning, Thursday. Further rain showers, perhaps becoming heavy and persistent, are possible during Thursday and into Friday morning. This message will be updated this evening of Wednesday, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 19:31
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.75 m and falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.81 m and steady. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett near Muchelney, as well as river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping as soon as conditions allow. Earlier rain showers today, Tuesday, 24/12/19, have now passed, leaving a dry night tonight and a dry day tomorrow, Christmas Day, Wednesday. Some further rain is forecast for Boxing Day, Thursday. Please refer to Somerset Highways for information on current road closures: @TravelSomerset. This message will be updated tomorrow, Wednesday, 25/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 11:40
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.87 m and is falling. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.80 m and is rising very slowly. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett, we have gangs on the ground, and will start pumping as soon as soon as we can. The river levels at Muchelney are falling slowly. Tuesday will see the occasional shower, Christmas Day (Wednesday) will be a dry day and there is a light band of rain forecast for Thursday.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 23:02
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.23 m and is falling by approximately 40 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.79 m and steady. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. The level of the River Parrett is also falling. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett near Muchelney, as well as river levels in the wider area, and will start pumping as soon as conditions allow. A small band of rain is forecast overnight followed by showers tomorrow morning, Tuesday 24/12/19. Please refer to Somerset Highways for information on current road closures: @TravelSomerset. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Tuesday, 24/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2019 12:07
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.56 m and is falling slowly. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.78 m and is rising very slowly by approximately 2 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett, we have gangs on the ground, and will start pumping as soon as soon as we can. The river levels at Muchelney are falling slowly. There is less rain forecast in the next few days. Please refer to Somerset Highways for information on current road closures: @TravelSomerset. This message will be updated on Monday evening, (23,12,19), or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 18:45
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.94 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.77 m and is rising very slowly by approximately 3 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are monitoring the levels of the Rivers Yeo and Parrett, we have gangs on the ground, and will start pumping as soon as river levels allow. The river levels at Muchelney are high but stable, and are forecast to begin falling very gradually overnight, Sunday into Monday. There is less rain forecast in the next few days. Please refer to Somerset Highways for information on current road closures: @TravelSomerset. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, Monday, 23/12/19, or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2019 11:54
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.93 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.74 m and is rising slowly by approximately 8 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Further showers are expected during Sunday. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to remain stable. This message will be updated this evening, 22/12/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 10:44
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.92 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.64 m and is rising by approximately 35 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Further rain is expected on Saturday evening and into the early hours of Sunday. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to remain stable. Please refer to Somerset Highways for information on current road closures: @TravelSomerset We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated this evening, 21/12/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 15:56
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.92 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.16 m and is rising by approximately 35 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not currently taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Wet and unsettled weather is forecast for the remainder of Thursday and into the early hours of Friday. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to remain stable. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated tomorrow morning 20/12/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 17:16
River Yeo
The River Tone level at Currymoor pumping station is 7.29 m and is falling however, it is forecast to rise again quickly this evening and overnight. Water will enter Currymoor reservoir via Hookbridge spillway whilst this level exceeds 7.45 m. The drain level at Currymoor pumping station is 5.40 m and is falling however, it is forecast to rise again quickly this evening and overnight. There is a risk of water overtopping Haymoor flood storage area and affecting Curload and Stan Moor if this level reaches 8.30 m. Pumping is taking place at Currymoor, Saltmoor and Northmoor pumping stations. Wet weather is forecast for Wednesday evening and into Thursday. The River Tone at Currymoor and the River Parrett at Langport Westover pumping station are forecast to rise as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated Thursday morning 19/12/19 or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Dec 2019 20:50
River Yeo
River levels are rising at the Pen Mill river gauge as a result of heavy rain showers today and this evening. Consequently, flooding of roads and farmland is possible on Thursday evening through until Friday morning. We believe there is a possibility of flooding to the the Ilchester to Yeovilton road at the end of the runway, the Mudford to Limington road and the road at the south end of Westover Trading Estate. Properties at Westover Trading Estate at Langport are at risk. Bankfull conditions are forecast at Ilchester and water will reach the bottom of the ringbanks at Ilchester Meads and Ilchester. Further heavy showers are forecast overnight. We expect river levels to remain high in response to the forecast rainfall. We are closely monitoring the situation and will update this message if the situation changes. Please stay aware in case further warnings are issued. This message will be updated tomorrow morning, 13/12/19, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 19:46
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.12 m and is falling by approximately 30 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.80 m and is falling by approximately 15 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long Load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. A spell of rainfall is forecast overnight, Sunday 24/11/2019, with showers following on Monday. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to fall overnight despite this rain, but likely to rise on Monday, 25/11/2019. We are closely monitoring the situation. This message will be updated on Monday morning or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 10:24
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.45 m and is falling by approximately 20 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.90 m and is falling very slowly by approximately 2 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Largely dry weather is forecast for the daylight hours on Sunday, 24/11/2019. Sunday evening will see the start of further overnight rainfall however. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to fall today as a result, but may respond later to the forecast rain. We are monitoring the situation closely and we will update this message on Sunday evening, 24/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Nov 2019 09:43
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.45 m and is falling by approximately 20 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.90 m and is falling very slowly by approximately 2 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Dry weather is forecast for Sunday, 24/11/2019. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to fall today as a result. We are monitoring the situation closely and we will update this message on Sunday evening, 24/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 18:31
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.86 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.93 m and is falling by approximately 6 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m, and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Saturday evening and night are forecast to be largely dry. We expect the river level in the River Yeo at Muchelney to fall as a result. We are closely monitoring the situation and we will update this message on Sunday morning, 24/11/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 10:18
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.88 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.91 m and is rising by approximately 50 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Further light rain is forecast for Saturday. We are monitoring the situation closely and will update this message on Saturday evening.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Mar 2019 15:57
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.49 m and slowly falling. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station remains above flood alert threshold at 7.12 m. Low lying land may continue to flood but roads are not expected to flood. The current forecast indicates low rainfall over the next 24 hours and river levels are expected to continue to fall.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2019 18:10
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.91 m and is stable The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.91 m and is rising by approximately 70 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station as the spillways are running. A drier period of weather is forecast overnight in to Thursday, however high tides may keep water levels high.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2018 10:16
River Yeo
A period of mainly dry and settled weather is expected over the next few days. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 7.73 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.1 m and is falling. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. This alert is likely to remain in force this week. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area and pumping station operation will be reviewed when river levels allow. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2018 10:19
River Yeo
A period of mainly dry and settled weather is expected over the next few days. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 8.05 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.12 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. This alert is likely to remain in force this week. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area and pumping station operation will be reviewed when river levels allow. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2018 10:20
River Yeo
Light rain and drizzle is forecast for Christmas Eve followed by drier, more settled weather for the rest of this week. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 8.2 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.1 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. This alert is likely to remain in force this week. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area and pumping station operation will be reviewed when river levels allow. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2018 10:42
River Yeo
The forecast for Sunday 23 December is widespread rainfall across the South West of England, the bands of rain are due to clear out of the area on Sunday evening but light rain and drizzle is due to continue into Monday. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 7.9 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.05 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. This alert is likely to remain in force into next week. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area and pumping station operation will be reviewed when river levels allow. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2018 09:16
River Yeo
The forecast is drier for Saturday with further rainfall expected during the early hours of Sunday morning, locally heavy at times. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 8.2 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.19 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. This alert is likely to remain in force over the weekend and into next week. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area and pumping station operation will be reviewed when river levels allow. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2018 12:03
River Yeo
The rainfall has cleared out of the area with a drier day forecast today. However, there is the potential for further showers this evening and overnight. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 8.34 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.17 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. This alert is likely to remain in force over the weekend and into next week. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area and pumping station operation will be reviewed when river levels allow. This message will be updated daily.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2018 12:22
River Yeo
Levels on the Rivers Parrett and Isle have started to fall but remain high. Further showers, possibly heavy at times, are forecast for today, Thursday 20 December, and to continue into Friday. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is falling and is currently at 8.64 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.19 m and is falling by 20 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m. We will continue to actively monitor the rivers and structures in the area.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2018 08:52
River Yeo
Levels on the Rivers Parrett and Isle have continued to rise overnight and flooding to low lying land and roads on the moors around Muchelney and Thorney is expected. Particular locations at risk are the road from Langport to Muchelney, Law Lane from Drayton, Law Lane from Thorney and Wetmoor Lane from Long Load. The heavy rain has passed through but further light showers are possible today, Wednesday 19/12/2018. River levels are expected to peak during this morning. Teams are actively monitoring the rivers and structures in the area. The River Yeo at Huish Episcopi pumping station is peaking at 8.93 m. The drain at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.0 m and is rising by 3 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the pumping station level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load from 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney from 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Apr 2018 14:13
River Yeo
Following the recent sustained rainfall the forecast for the next 5 days is for generally drier conditions. Localised showers are possible with a band of rainfall overnight Saturday and into Sunday morning being forecast. River levels on the River Yeo at Pen Mill, River Yeo at Ilchester are falling quickly, while a slow yet steady fall in level has now been observed on the River Parrett at Langport Westover and Cannington Brook. The drain level at Langport Westover pumping station is 6.54 m and at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.02 m. Flooding will affect the Langport to Muchelney road when this level exceeds 7.30 m and the Muchelney to Thorney road when this level exceeds 7.93 m. This Flood Alert is in force due to conditions on the Rivers Yeo and Parrett. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi, Long Load and Westover pumping stations and will continue while there is spare capacity in the Rivers Yeo and Parrett.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 21:48
River Yeo
The rainfall has passed out of the area and the current forecast has improved with minimal rainfall expected on Thursday and a reduced and less significant rainfall on Friday. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.73 m and has started to slowly fall. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.0 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86. Pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station is currently not possible due to high water levels in the River Yeo. We will commence pumping as soon as condition allow when the River Yeo level has fallen.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 15:45
River Yeo
The rainfall has generally passed out of the area. Further showers, heavy at times, are possible overnight on Thursday and into Friday morning. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.59 m and is rising by approximately 50 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.96 m and is rising by approximately 10 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86. Pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station is currently not possible due to high water levels in the River Yeo. We will commence pumping as soon as condition allow when the River Yeo level has fallen.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Apr 2018 19:08
River Yeo
The rainfall has moved out of the area although there is a possibility of some further isolated showers tonight. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.26 m and is rising by approximately 20 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.78 m and is rising by approximately 50 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m and the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86. Pumping at Huish Episcopi pumping station is currently not possible due to high water levels in the River Yeo. We will commence pumping as soon as condition allow when the River Yeo level has fallen.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Apr 2018 12:22
River Yeo
The rainfall has generally passed out of the area for Saturday but further showers are forecast for Sunday. This Flood Alert remains in force due to the saturated conditions and the rivers may respond to rainfall this morning. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.09 m and is starting to slowly rise. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.41 m and is rising by approximately 40 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. The River Yeo at Muchelney is likely to rise in response to the forecast rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 20:32
River Yeo
The forecast is for possible thundery rain during Saturday morning and the possibility of further showers on Sunday. As catchments are already saturated, rivers will respond to this rainfall. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.21 m and is steady. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.58 m and is falling by approximately 20 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. The River Yeo at Muchelney is likely to rise in response to the forecast rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Apr 2018 07:58
River Yeo
The forecast is for continued dry weather during Friday but becoming more unsettled from Saturday morning with an area of heavy, perhaps thundery rain. Predicted rainfall totals are not high but with the catchment already wet, rivers may respond. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.11 m and is falling by approximately 10 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.94 m and is slowly falling by approximately 4 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. The River Yeo at Muchelney is not expected to show significant rise in response to the forecast rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Apr 2018 14:34
River Yeo
A dry spell is forecast for Thursday and into Friday. There is the possibility of locally heavy, perhaps thundery rain on Saturday and Sunday although the confidence is low at the present time. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.29 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.0 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. The River Yeo at Muchelney is not expected to show significant rise in response to the forecast rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Apr 2018 13:43
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.32 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.19 m and is falling by approximately 60 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is taking place at Huish Episcopi pumping station. Outbreaks of rain and heavy showers are forecast on Wednesday, however no rainfall is currently forecast for Thursday 05/04/2018. The River Yeo at Muchelney is not expected to show significant rise in response to these conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Apr 2018 15:46
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.66 m and is rising by approximately 40 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.35 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Scattered light showers are forecast for today 03/04/2018. More widespread and potentially heavy showers are forecast on Wednesday from early morning onwards. The River Yeo at Muchelney is not forecast to show significant further rise in response to this rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 14:09
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.76 m and is rising by approximately 5 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.31 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Monday 02/04/2018 will be largely dry however showers are forecast this evening and overnight into Tuesday morning. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to rise as a result.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 12:20
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.36 m and is falling by approximately 40 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.27 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Heavy, persistent and widespread rainfall is forecast from 4:00 pm on 01/04/2018, overnight and into Monday 02/04/2018. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to rise as a result.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 14:19
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.95 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.31 m and is rising by approximately 23 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Dry weather is forecast for the next 24 hours. The River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to remain stable or fall slightly as a result.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 02:25
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.93 m and is stable. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.95 m and is rising by approximately 75 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Mar 2018 11:30
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.12 m and is falling by approximately 8 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.01 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. River levels remain high, following rainfall over the past few days. Wintery snow showers are forecast for the weekend, with melting snow likely to maintain high river levels on Monday and Tuesday.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 11:24
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.42 m and is falling by approximately 20 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.01 m and is stable. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Further heavy showers are forecast for Friday afternoon into Friday night, however totals will be relatively low and river response will be limited.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2018 18:48
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.90 m and is falling by approximately 12 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.95 m and is rising by approximately 44 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. The wet weather has generally passed out of the area, with the chance of an isolated shower over the next 24 hours, so levels should begin to stabilise.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Mar 2018 14:05
River Yeo
Rivers in the South Somerset area have responded to yesterday evening's rain and further snow melt. The peak on the River Yeo passed Huish Episcopi Pumping Station at about 08:15 this morning, Tuesday 06/03/2018. The current river level is 8.54 m and is falling by approximately 16 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.98 m and is rising at approximately 1 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 m and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not yet possible at Huish Episcopi pumping station until levels downstream of Langport on the River Parrett fall enough to stop flowing over the spillways. This situation is being monitored and reviewed. Very low rainfall, of 0 to 3 mm, is forecast over the next 24 hours in the general area.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2018 15:12
River Yeo
Rivers in the South Somerset area have responded to the overnight rain and the extensive snow melt. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.51 m and is falling by approximately 24 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.90 m and is stable. This is the approximate field level. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Pumping is not yet possible at Huish Episcopi pumping station until levels downstream on the River Parrett fall sufficiently. Moderate rainfall of up to 10 mm is expected throughout this afternoon and evening.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Jan 2018 12:53
River Yeo
The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station continues to fall as we pump water out of the moors and into the river. Some showers are due today. However we expect to have pumped water out of the remaining moors to normal winter drain levels by tomorrow. We shall update this flood alert as soon as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 10:52
River Yeo
The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.61 m and continues to fall. This is due to us being able to pump water out of the moors and into the river. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.97 m and now falling too. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Some further rain or showers (up to 5 mm) are due today. This flood alert shall remain until the water is pumped out of the remaining moors around Midelney and Huish Episcopi, where we are currently operating our pumping stations. We shall update this flood alert as soon as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 13:10
River Yeo
The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.69 m and is falling. This is due to us being able to restart pumping water out of the moors and into the river. Consequently the River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.26 m and rising. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are operating pumps at Huish Episcopi, Westover, Long Load, Midelney and West Sedgemoor pumping stations. However further rain (up to 10 mm) is due overnight. Therefore the River Yeo and nearby moors around Muchelney are forecast to remain relatively high. We shall update this flood alert as soon as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 12:05
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.06 m and is rising. This is due to us pumping water out of the moors and into the river. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 6.88 m and is falling by approximately 15 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are operating pumps at Huish Episcopi, Westover, Long Load, Midelney and West Sedgemoor pumping stations. However further rain is due overnight and unsettled weather forecast for this weekend. Therefore the River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to remain relatively high. We shall update this flood alert as soon as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 17:45
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.25 m and is falling by approximately 100 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.10 m and is falling by approximately 5 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if the drain level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are operating pumps at Huish Episcopi, Westover, Long Load and West Sedgemoor pumping stations. However further rain is due tomorrow morning and unsettled weather forecast for this weekend. Therefore the River Yeo at Muchelney is forecast to remain stable. We shall update this flood alert tomorrow morning.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Dec 2017 09:20
River Yeo
The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 8.37 m and is falling by approximately 32 mm per hour. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.23 m and is gradually falling by approximately 4 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. We are currently unable to pump at Huish Episcopi pumping station because the River Yeo level is still too high and spillways are running downstream of Langport. Dry weather is forecast for the remainder of Thursday and unsettled weather is forecast for Friday. The River Yeo at Muchelney is likely to respond to the forecast rainfall.


Flood Alert issued on 27 Dec 2017 15:56
River Yeo
25 to 30 mm of rain has fallen over South Somerset in the last 24 hours on saturated catchments. The River Yeo level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is stable but more or less bank full at 8.93 m. The drain level at Huish Episcopi pumping station is 7.22 m and is rising by approximately 16 mm per hour. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m. Dry weather is forecast for the remainder of Thursday and most of Friday, before another band of rain is forecast from Friday night into Saturday.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 23:30
River Yeo
Following the sustained rainfall over the last 2 days River levels on the River Yeo and the drain levels at the Huish Episcopi pumping station are rising and are forecast to peak around 02:00 on 27/12/2017 at around 7.0 m. Flooding will affect the road from Langport to Muchelney if this level exceeds 7.3 m, the road from Muchelney to Long load if this level exceeds 7.86 and the road from Muchelney to Thorney if this level exceeds 7.93 m. Property flooding is possible if this level exceeds 8.35 m.