Flood Alert Info - Middle Exe Area

Area Description

the Middle River Exe from Exebridge to Tiverton and the Rivers Haddeo, Batherm and Lowman.
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

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

Flood Alert issued on 24 Aug 2020 19:19
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight tonight and through to the morning of Tuesday 25th August. A band of persistent heavy rainfall is due over the region this evening and overnight. Catchments are wet as a result of rainfall totals over the past few days and river levels are expected to respond to this rainfall. Levels are set to peak in the early morning and stay high for several hours afterwards. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible at these times. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and have staff in the area ready to respond as required. This message will be updated Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2020 09:05
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout today, Sunday 15 March. Rain has fallen overnight and is forecast to continue till early afternoon today, causing river levels to rise. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is possible. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Monday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2020 15:41
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight on Monday the 9th of March into Tuesday. Rain is forecast this evening and overnight. River catchments are still saturated after recent storms and river levels are expected to rise overnight and into the morning. Forecast levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from early Tuesday morning. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 16:17
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Thursday 5th March into Friday. There has been heavy rainfall overnight and on Thursday morning. Rain has now cleared the area, however, catchments are still saturated after recent storms, and river levels are expected to remain high. Unsettled conditions are expected to continue into the weekend. Levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river this afternoon and evening. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 5 Mar 2020 10:34
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Thursday 5th March. There has been heavy rainfall overnight and rain is forecast to continue throughout the day. River catchments are still saturated after recent storms, and river levels are beginning to rise. Levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from this morning. We expect the river to remain high throughout the day. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Thursday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Mar 2020 10:11
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Sunday through to Monday. Isolated wintery showers are forecast throughout Sunday, with a more widespread band of rain expected from Sunday evening. The ground in many areas is totally saturated. River levels still remain high but will continue to fall throughout the day. River levels will rise again overnight in response to Sunday evenings rainfall. Flooding to low lying land and roads is possible, though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Monday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 20:32
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout Saturday night into the morning of Sunday 1st March. The heavy and persistent rainfall experienced in the early hours of Saturday morning has now cleared the area, with wintry showers to follow over tonight and tomorrow. The ground in many areas is totally saturated. Flooding to low lying land and roads is still expected. River levels are beginning to fall and will continue to fall this evening and overnight. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Sunday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Feb 2020 10:36
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is expected on Saturday 29th February. The heavy and persistent rainfall experienced in the early hours of Saturday morning has now cleared the area, with wintry showers to follow throughout the day. The ground in many areas is totally saturated and the rainfall has caused rivers to rise and they are expected to remain high throughout Saturday. Flooding to low lying land and roads is still expected, and flood waters may be deep and fast flowing within this area. River levels have begun to stabilise and are slowly beginning to fall in upstream locations. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings. We will be closely monitoring the situation and this message will be updated on Saturday evening.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Feb 2020 15:51
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight Friday (28th February) into Saturday (29th February). Bands of heavy rain are forecast to pass through Devon during Friday and into Saturday with a risk of some particularly localised bursts. River catchments are still saturated after the recent storms, and river levels are beginning to rise. The main areas of concern are Exebridge, Bolham, Bampton and Tiverton, where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect the rivers to remain high throughout the night and into Saturday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message is based on the latest forecast and will be updated when the situation changes. Flood warnings will be issued when necessary.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Feb 2020 14:34
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from late morning today, Monday the 24th February. A band of rain is passing through Devon at present. River catchments are still saturated after the recent storms, and river levels are beginning to rise. The main areas of concern are Exebridge, Bolham, Bampton and Tiverton, where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We expect river levels to remain high throughout today, although no flooding to properties is currently forecast. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 16:28
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Monday and Tuesday. The heavy rainfall over the weekend associated with Storm Dennis has now cleared the area but river levels remain high. Specific areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers. Rain showers are forecast to continue throughout Monday, with further rain forecast on Tuesday. This will cause river levels to remain high into Tuesday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Tuesday or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Feb 2020 10:02
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from Monday into Tuesday. There has been heavy rainfall over the past 48 hours and river levels are remaining high. Specific areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers. Rain showers are forecast to continue throughout Monday, with more rain forecast on Tuesday. This will cause river levels to remain high into Tuesday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Monday afternoon or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 17:15
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Sunday into Monday. Heavy rain has fallen over the last 48 hours and river levels remain high. Specific areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers. Heaviest rain has cleared this area but rain showers are forecast for the next few days. This will cause river levels to remain high into Monday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Monday or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Feb 2020 08:03
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from Sunday into Monday. There has been heavy rainfall overnight into Sunday and river levels are remaining high. Specific areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers. Rain is forecast to continue throughout Sunday morning, with scattered showers over Sunday afternoon. This will cause river levels to remain high into Monday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Feb 2020 13:24
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout the weekend. There has been heavy rainfall overnight into Saturday and river levels are rising. Specific areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers. Rain is forecast to continue throughout the weekend due to Storm Dennis. The heaviest downpours are forecast throughout Saturday afternoon and from the early hours of Sunday morning. This will cause river levels to remain high throughout the weekend. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and we have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Feb 2020 17:17
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Friday night and into Saturday. Heavy rainfall is expected overnight. River levels are likely to respond quickly. Specific areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers. Further heavy rain is expected on Saturday with the arrival of Storm Dennis. This is likely to cause increased flooding across the area. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2020 16:28
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Thursday morning. Heavy rainfall is expected overnight. River levels are likely to respond quickly. Areas of concern are low lying land and roads close to rivers, which are expected to flood. We expect the river levels to remain high throughout Thursday, though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Thursday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Jan 2020 16:19
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Thursday afternoon and overnight into Friday morning. Over the last 4 hours we have seen heavy rainfall. This has resulted in river levels rising. Further rain is forecast this afternoon with heavy showers following overnight and into Friday. This will cause river levels to remain high in the area. Flooding to low lying land, roads and paths is expected. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing, blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This message will be updated on Friday morning, or earlier, if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Jan 2020 15:17
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible later this afternoon and into this evening. The persistent and sometimes heavy rainfall experienced in the River Exe area is expected to continue this afternoon, clearing the area late this evening. River levels in the area are likely to rise this afternoon and remain high overnight. This will lead to flooding of low lying land and roads. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for, and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2019 19:14
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Thursday evening and overnight into Friday. A band of heavy rain is forecast across Devon this evening and overnight. As river levels are already high and the ground is saturated, this rainfall may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Friday 27 December 2019 or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Dec 2019 15:53
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the upper Exe area. This has meant that the River Exe is now rising. The main areas of concern are at Bampton where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river and around the bridge from around 4:00pm on Tuesday. We expect the river to remain high for the remainder of today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Wednesday 25/12/19 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Dec 2019 17:36
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Saturday evening overnight in to Sunday. Over the last 48 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the majority of Devon. This has meant that the River Exe is now rising. The main areas of concern are at Bampton where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river and around the bridge from around 6:15pm on Saturday. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Sunday, 22/12/19 or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 18:32
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding to low lying land and roads is possible overnight Friday into Saturday. Over the last 36 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Mid Devon area, the River Exe and tributaries remain high but levels are beginning to fall. Flooding is possible around Exebridge, Bolham, Bampton and Tiverton. Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Avoid low lying roads and footpaths, which may be flooded. This message will be updated on Saturday, 21/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2019 10:31
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding to low lying land and roads is possible on Friday. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Mid Devon area, the River Exe and tributaries remain high but levels are beginning to fall. Flooding is possible around Exebridge, Bolham, Bampton and Tiverton, Our incident response staff are closely monitoring the situation. Do not walk or drive through flood water. Avoid low lying roads and footpaths, which may be flooded. This message will be updated this evening, 20/12/2019, or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 19 Dec 2019 11:42
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
River levels are forecast to rise across Devon as a result of heavy rainfall. Flooding of roads and low-lying land is possible throughout Devon this afternoon and overnight into Friday Several periods of heavy rain are likely from Thursday afternoon until early Friday. 20mm of rain is likely to accumulate quite widely during this time, with 30mm over some south-facing hills. Overall accumulation of rain on saturated ground means we expect river levels to remain high for the coming days, and flood warnings may be needed. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff across the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow, 20 December, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Dec 2019 15:29
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
River levels are forecast to rise across Devon as a result of heavy rainfall this afternoon and overnight into Thursday. Consequently, flooding of roads and low-lying land is possible widely throughout Devon. Several periods of heavy rain are likely from Wednesday afternoon until early Friday. 30 to 50 mm of rain is likely to accumulate quite widely during this time, with 60 to 90 mm over some south-facing hills. Overall accumulation of rain on saturated ground means we expect river levels to remain high for the coming days. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff across the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated tomorrow, 19 December, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 15 Dec 2019 10:01
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout Sunday morning and afternoon. The weather forecast is for scattered showers on Sunday. As river levels are already high, further rain may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. It is likely that river levels will remain high over this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Monday or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Dec 2019 15:07
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible this evening and overnight. The weather forecast is for potentially heavy showers this evening and overnight, with showers throughout the day on Sunday 15th December. As river levels are already high, further rain may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. It is likely that river levels will remain high over this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Sunday or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Dec 2019 15:00
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible this evening and overnight. The weather forecast is for a band of potentially heavy showers tonight, with showers throughout the day on Saturday 14th December. As river levels are already high, further rain may result in flooding to low lying land and roads. The weather is expected to be unsettled for the weekend. It is likely that river levels will remain high over this time. We are constantly monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Saturday or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2019 10:16
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible today and overnight. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over Mid and East Devon. This has resulted in river levels rising. Further rain is forecast during Saturday and overnight into Sunday. This will cause river levels to remain high in the area. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This message will be updated on Saturday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Nov 2019 13:19
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible today and overnight. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall over the middle Exe area of Devon. This has meant that the Rivers Exe, Batherm, Lowman and Haddeo are now rising. River levels will remain high and flooding to low lying land and roads is likely. Further rain is forecast during the rest of Friday and overnight. This will cause river levels to rise again with further flooding expected in the area. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Nov 2019 15:53
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible during the evening of 14th November and in the early hours of the 15th November. The River Exe catchment has received heavy rain in the past 24 hours, and further showers are forecast throughout today and tomorrow. River catchments are wet and responding quickly to rainfall. This is expected to cause the river levels in the Middle Exe area to rise, peaking overnight. Flooding of low lying land in the floodplain and roads close to the river is expected. We expect the river to remain high overnight tonight. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. We will update this message on Friday morning, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Nov 2019 18:58
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from this evening through to Monday morning. Persistent rainfall is expected overnight and this will cause river levels to rise. Current forecast suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 19:51
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Heavy rain fell during today, Saturday 2nd of November. This has caused the rivers to rise and there is currently flooding to low lying land and roads in the area. The rivers are expected to continue to rise throughout the evening. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue flood warnings if required. This message will be updated on Sunday morning, or earlier, if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Nov 2019 12:14
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Heavy rain fell during the early hours of this morning, Saturday 2nd November. This has caused the rivers to rise and flooding to low lying land and roads in the area is predicted. The rivers are expected to continue to rise throughout this afternoon. Although the rainfall is breaking up, showers are forecast throughout the rest of the day with the potential for periods of high intensity rainfall. We will continue to monitor the situation and issue flood warnings if required, this message will be updated this afternoon or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Nov 2019 17:41
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Heavy rain is forecast from the early hours of tomorrow morning, Saturday 2nd November, which will last throughout the day. This is likely to be widespread and persistent with the potential for surface water and river flooding throughout Saturday. Widespread totals of around 20-40mm of rain are expected. There is potential for localised totals of up to 80mm particularly on higher ground. The forecast is unclear on the precise location of these areas in Devon. Catchments are already wet from recent wet weather and are likely to react quickly to further rainfall. This will be accompanied by strong westerly winds which could lead to significant leaf fall, contributing to increased flood risk due to blocked drainage gullies. We will continue to monitor the situation, this message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 26 Oct 2019 12:14
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding remains possible throughout Saturday. Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall across the area and rivers have responded. We expect rivers to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the rivers. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Saturday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Oct 2019 16:19
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight Friday in to Saturday. Rain is expected during Friday and Saturday and this will be heavy at times, especially over high ground. More intense spells of rain could occur almost anywhere, perhaps giving 30-40mm in 3 hours. Rivers are expected to rise in response to this rainfall. Flooding of low lying land and nearby roads is possible. This message is based on a forecast, there is still some uncertainty regarding the exact locations which will be most affected. We expect rivers to remain high throughout Saturday and there is the possibility that flood warnings will be issued. Strong winds may lead to significant leaf fall which could contribute to a higher risk of flooding. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated on Saturday or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 15:45
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible this evening, overnight and throughout the day on Saturday. Throughout Friday we have seen rainfall over the Exe catchment. Rain is expected to continue overnight on Friday, so river levels are expected to remain high. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message tomorrow or as the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Oct 2019 07:10
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible this morning and throughout the day on Friday. Through the night we have seen heavy rainfall over the Exe catchment. This has meant that rivers are now rising. Rain is expected to continue during Friday, so river levels are expected to remain high throughout the day. Flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river is expected. We will continue to monitor the situation and update this message later today.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Sep 2019 10:42
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from this evening through to Tuesday morning. Heavy rainfall is expected from this afternoon into this evening. Further rainfall is expected over the next couple of days so river levels are expected to remain high throughout this period. Current forecast suggest that there could be flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and the potential for flood warnings. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 28 Sep 2019 13:11
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible in the early hours of Sunday morning. Heavy rainfall is expected from Saturday afternoon until the early hours of Sunday morning. Levels suggest that there could be flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers. Further rain is forecast for Monday and Tuesday which will cause river levels to remain high. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and the potential for flood warnings. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Aug 2019 14:32
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Friday afternoon and evening. Frontal rain is expected to continue until this evening with showery conditions following throughout the weekend. Levels suggest that there could be flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers though no flooding to properties is expected. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Jun 2019 12:38
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
The small rivers in the area including the Bathern, and Lowman have peaked and are starting to recede and the middle Exe at Stoodleigh is expected to peak by 1.30pm. We are not anticipating issuing any flood warnings. Rivers will remain high throughout the rest of the day. We will continue to monitor the situation and will issue an update Tuesday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Jun 2019 15:54
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from early Tuesday morning until Tuesday evening. Heavy rain is forecast to fall from 7.30pm on Monday. Whilst all the rivers in the area are expected to rise it is the smaller rivers including the Rivers Barl and Brockey where we are expecting the biggest response. We are anticipating that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from around 5.30am on Tuesday. We expect the river to remain high throughout Tuesday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. Our staff have been out in the area checking screens and clearing blockages. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 15 Mar 2019 16:00
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible between the 15th and 17th March. Rain has continued to fall on the River Exe catchment throughout the day. River levels have not dropped as much as expected since last night’s heavy rain, and river catchments are wet and responding quickly to rainfall. Further rain is forecast throughout the weekend. This is expected to cause the river levels in the River Exe catchment to rise, peaking both overnight tonight into Saturday, and from Saturday evening to the early hours of Sunday. Flooding of low lying land in the floodplain and roads close to the river is expected. Please take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. We will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2019 11:42
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from the afternoon of Thursday 14th March. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Exe area. This has meant that the River Exe is now rising. The main areas of concern are Exebridge, Bampton, Oakford Bridge, Chain Bridge, Cove and Washfield where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from around 11am today. We expect the river levels to remain high through to this evening and are monitoring the situation. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This message will be updated on Friday morning or earlier if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 23 Dec 2018 13:13
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout the evening of the 23rd December. Rain is forecast to fall on already wet catchments from mid-afternoon onwards and we are expecting this to cause the rivers to pass through our flood alert thresholds. This will cause flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers from late evening onwards. We are not forecasting flooding to property. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. We will update this message on Monday, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Dec 2018 15:18
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on the morning of the 23rd December. We are expecting heavy rainfall overnight from around midnight through to tomorrow morning. River catchments are wet and responding quickly to rainfall. This is expected to cause the river levels to rise, peaking early morning on Sunday. This may result in flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers. The heaviest rain is forecast to clear the area by mid-morning on Sunday 23rd December. However, further heavy showers are forecast for Sunday and we expect the river to remain high throughout the day. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. We will update this message on Sunday, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 20 Dec 2018 15:44
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Heavy bands of rain are forecast to impact the area this evening, Thursday 20th December and into the morning of Friday 21st December. Based on this forecast rivers are expected to meet Flood Alert criteria in the early hours of Friday morning. The catchment is already wet and this may result in flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. We have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. We will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as required. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 7 Dec 2018 12:35
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on the 7th December. Heavy rainfall overnight from Thursday into Friday has caused the River Exe and tributaries to rise. Flooding of low lying land in the floodplain, and roads close to the river is expected. We expect river levels to remain high throughout Friday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and will update this message on Friday evening, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 6 Dec 2018 15:16
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible in the early hours of the 7th December. We are expecting heavy rainfall from this evening through to the early hours of tomorrow morning. River catchments are wet and responding quickly to rainfall. This is expected to cause the river levels in the Middle Exe area to rise, peaking in the early hours of the morning. Flooding of low lying land in the floodplain and roads close to the river is expected. We expect the river to remain high throughout Friday. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. We will update this message on Friday, or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2018 15:24
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
We are currently expecting 10 to 20 mm of rain to fall overnight. Forecasts however, have been changeable. River catchments are now wet and responding quickly to rainfall, which is normal for winter. There may be moving water on floodplains in the area as well as significant standing water on roads. Environment Agency staff will continue monitoring river levels through the night, and field teams will ensure that our flood risk management systems are working effectively. We will update this message on Sunday morning or earlier if there is further information to share.


Flood Alert issued on 1 Dec 2018 09:55
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
River levels are reaching their highest through the morning (around 10-11am Saturday). There may still be standing water on low lying farmland and roads. Rain was more scattered and overnight rainfall totals were less than forecast yesterday. There is further rain forecast later which may require further updates to be issued. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor river levels and we will review the likely forecast this afternoon.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Nov 2018 11:34
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding of low lying land and roads close to rivers is possible early on Saturday morning. River levels remain high and will react to the additional rain, of up to 25 mm, forecasted overnight and into Saturday morning. Take care near rivers and low lying areas, and monitor your local weather conditions. We will continue to monitor river levels and will update this message on Saturday or earlier if conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Nov 2018 15:36
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Friday night into Saturday morning. Forecast heavy rain overnight is expected to result in rising river levels across the Middle Exe Area. The main areas of concern from flooding are low lying land and roads close to rivers from around 2am on Saturday morning. We expect the river to remain high throughout Saturday though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Nov 2018 15:21
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Rain is forecast over Devon catchments from 3pm today until late evening on Friday the 9th of November, easing off around 11pm. Between 20 and 30 millimetres of rain is expected to fall across the county by midnight. The heaviest rain will be over the south facing slopes of Dartmoor. River levels are expected to respond but significant impacts or property flooding are currently not being predicted by flood forecasting models. Low lying land and roads might experience a small amount of standing water. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor the situation and update this message as conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Oct 2018 15:57
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible in the early hours of Saturday morning. A heavy band of frontal rain will cross Devon overnight with higher accumulations over the moors. River levels are already high and will rise again, resulting in flooding of low lying land and roads. Spray, large puddles and standing water are likely to lead to difficult travel conditions. Light rain will continue to fall throughout Friday evening, followed by a front of heavy rain in the early hours of Saturday morning. Take care near areas of concern, and monitor your local weather conditions. Environment Agency staff are monitoring river levels, and will update this message on Saturday morning.


Flood Alert issued on 31 May 2018 16:28
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on the afternoon of Thursday 31st May and into the morning of Friday 1st June. Heavy thundery rain is forecast for this afternoon through until Friday morning. The Met Office have issued an Amber weather warning for rain for this area during this time. We expect smaller rivers and their tributaries to react quickly to this rainfall causing localised flooding in some areas. There is also likely to be significant surface water flooding in some areas. Flooding to low lying land and roads both from surface water and localised river flooding is expected. Take care near the areas of concern particularly if driving and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages. This message will be updated this evening or if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Apr 2018 08:54
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Wednesday morning. Over the last 24 hours we have seen some heavy rainfall in the Middle Exe area. This has meant that the River Batherm is now rising. The main areas of concern are Bampton, where levels suggest that there may be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river around 10am on Wednesday morning. We expect the river to remain high throughout today, though warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Wednesday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Apr 2018 15:24
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
“Flooding is possible in the early hours of Tuesday 3rd April following recent rainfall which is expected to cause river levels to rise in the Middle River Exe catchment. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. River levels are currently receding, however rainfall overnight will cause them to rise again. Further showers are expected throughout the early part of this week, some of which may be heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.”


Flood Alert issued on 1 Apr 2018 15:49
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight Sunday into Monday. Catchments are already wet and rain is forecast overnight on Sunday into Bank Holiday Monday. It’s possible that 30 mm or more could fall overnight across much of Devon. Flooding is possible on low lying land and roads. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We have staff on standby ready to check and clear blockages if necessary. We are constantly monitoring river levels and will update this message if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 17:02
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
We can look forward to a dry night, although the occasional shower is still possible. River levels in the River Exe are still high, so this Flood Alert is remaining in force. 25-40mm of rain could fall Sunday night into Monday morning. Environment Agency duty staff will be monitoring river levels throughout the bank holiday weekend. Field Teams remain on standby to ensure that our flood defence assets are working effectively.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Mar 2018 06:22
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Persistent rain has continued to fall overnight, and is expected to carry on through the morning. Flooding is possible on low lying land and roads. Be prepared for local flooding, and floodplains being affected. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor rainfall and river levels and we will update this message if the situation changes. Our field teams are standing by to make sure that flood defence assets are working effectively.


Flood Alert issued on 16 Mar 2018 00:12
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Friday morning. A band of heavy rain has crossed the Middle Exe area on Thursday evening and rivers are rising. The main area of concern is the River Batherm where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river from around 12:30am on Friday morning. We are constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Friday or earlier if the situation changes. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 14 Mar 2018 16:19
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Wednesday evening overnight in to Thursday morning. Heavy rain is forecast for the next 12 hours in the Middle Exe area this will mean that the rivers are expected to rise. Levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river around 6pm on Wednesday. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and into tomorrow and there is a possibility that Flood Warnings may need to be issued overnight. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area, checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. This Flood Alert is based on a forecast.


Flood Alert issued on 11 Mar 2018 09:59
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
River levels have now receded across much of the Middle Exe Area following heavy rainfall earlier over the last few days. Further rainfall is expected this afternoon and will leave the area by the afternoon of Monday 12th March. River levels will rise again in response to this rain, and will remain high. Peak levels are expected overnight tonight into Monday morning. Flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. Further showers are predicted throughout Monday morning and Wednesday next week. This will keep river levels high throughout that period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Mar 2018 09:41
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Rivers have responded to a band of heavy rainfall overnight last night. Further rainfall is forecast for today, maintaining these high river levels throughout the day. Flooding to low-lying land and roads is expected. Further showers are expected throughout the weekend into the early part of next week, some of which may be heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 9 Mar 2018 18:51
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible during the morning of Saturday 10th March due to prolonged heavy rainfall, causing river levels to rise in the River Exe catchment. Flooding to low-lying land and roads is expected. Further showers are expected throughout the weekend into the early part of next week, some of which may be heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 4 Mar 2018 13:21
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Todays rain has combined with snow melt caused by warmer temperatures. RIvers are rising steadily. Low lying land and roads are expected to flood, owners of vulnerable properties should take action to protect themselves and property. We will continue to monitor river levels and update this message as the situation develops.


Flood Alert issued on 13 Feb 2018 09:31
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Tuesday. A band of heavy rain has passed over Devon. River levels are high. Take care near low lying land and roads close to rivers where flooding is possible and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Tuesday evening or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 12 Feb 2018 15:45
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Tuesday morning. A band of heavy rain is forecast to pass over Devon overnight. We expect rivers to rise. Take care near low lying land and roads close to rivers where flooding is possible and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and this message will be updated on Tuesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 24 Jan 2018 16:22
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
The heavy persistent rainfall experienced this morning has cleared the area. There is potential for some areas to experience heavy showers late this evening and overnight into Thursday. River levels are mainly falling and within river banks. However, ground conditions are saturated and river levels will remain sensitive to any further rainfall. The flood alert for this area will remain in force overnight as further flooding to low lying land and roads is possible. Flooding to property is not currently expected. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Thursday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 23 Jan 2018 15:42
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible in the morning of Wednesday the 24th of January. A band of intense rainfall is expected to reach the North Devon coast at 7am, lasting for approximately one hour. This is then followed by a front of less intense rain lasting through until midday. This rainfall will cause river levels to rise in the River Exe Catchment during the morning. Catchments remain saturated from the previous rainfall, and we expect a fast response to this forecast rainfall. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. Some minor showers are currently forecast throughout Wednesday and Thursday. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 22 Jan 2018 20:15
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible in the morning of Tuesday the 23rd of January. The recent heavy rainfall has left catchments responsive to further rain. A front of rain will pass through the area from the early hours of the morning. This will cause river levels to rise in the River Exe catchment. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. Some minor showers are currently forecast for the afternoon of the 23rd of January. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 21 Jan 2018 10:07
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from late morning on Sunday 21st January through to the early hours of the morning on the 22nd. Prolonged heavy rainfall overnight and throughout the day will cause river levels to rise and remain high across the Exe catchment. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. Further rainfall is expected throughout the day, some of which may be heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 18 Jan 2018 20:25
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible in the early hours of the morning 19th January. This is due to prolonged heavy showers overnight tonight which are expected to cause river levels to rise in the River Exe catchment. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. Further showers are expected throughout Friday which means river levels may remain high throughout the day. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 17 Jan 2018 16:09
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning. This flood alert is based on a forecast. Heavy rainfall is forecast for the Middle River Exe area. The main area of concern is at Bampton, where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river and around the bridge from around 11pm on Wednesday evening. We expect the river to remain high throughout Thursday though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Thursday afternoon or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 3 Jan 2018 15:23
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from the early hours of the morning of Thursday 4th January. Heavy rainfall is expected overnight from Wednesday into Thursday. This, coupled with catchments saturated from previous rainfall, will cause river levels to rise. At present Flood Alert criteria are being met during the early hours of the morning, this may lead to flooding of low-lying land and roads. Further showers are expected throughout Thursday evening, however these are predicted to be less heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 2 Jan 2018 23:53
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Heavy rainfall between approximately 9pm and 10pm tonight passed over Exe catchments. The rain has now passed though these catchments but the saturated nature of this location has caused river levels to rise. The flood alert criteria has now been reached on the Middle Exe Area. The outlook over night is for strong winds and generally unsettled conditions to persist but currently no further significant rainfall is expected. River levels are currently not forecast to rise significantly more than at present and should be expected to begin receding again in the next two to three hours. The Environment Agency will continue to monitor the situation and will update this message as conditions change.


Flood Alert issued on 31 Dec 2017 17:15
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from late evening on New Years Eve, through to the morning of New Years day due to overnight heavy showers which are expected to cause river levels to rise in the River Exe catchment. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. Further showers are expected throughout New Year’s Day, some of which may be heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 30 Dec 2017 20:48
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible from late evening on Saturday 30th December through to the morning of Sunday 31st December due to prolonged heavy rainfall which is expected to cause river levels to rise in the River Exe catchment. At present the expected river levels suggest that there may be flooding to low-lying land and roads. Further showers are expected throughout Sunday and New Year’s Day, some of which may be heavy. River levels are likely to remain high throughout this period. Please take care and monitor your local weather conditions. We are monitoring river levels and will update this message when the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 29 Dec 2017 16:22
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible overnight on Friday 29 December into Saturday 30 December. There is a band of unsettled weather forecast to cross the area overnight. As catchments are saturated after recent rainfall, we expect the rivers to rise and remain high overnight. Take care near low lying areas and be aware of your local weather conditions. More rainfall is forecast over the weekend. The Environment Agency is constantly monitoring river levels. This message will be updated on Saturday morning or earlier if the situation changes


Flood Alert issued on 26 Dec 2017 14:59
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
There is a band of unsettled weather forecast to cross the area during Tuesday evening. Flooding is possible. Catchments are saturated after yesterday’s rainfall. We expect rivers to remain high throughout the rest of Boxing Day and throughout the night, though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not currently expected to be issued. Take care near low-lying land and roads, and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and staff are available in the area to check that our flood defences are operating effectively. This message will be updated on Wednesday morning or earlier if the situation changes.


Flood Alert issued on 25 Dec 2017 20:05
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible on Christmas Day Evening. Over the last few hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the Middle Exe area. This suggests that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river. The bulk of the heavy rain has now passed, and we are not expecting a Flood Warning to be issued. Further heavy rain has been forecast for the afternoon and evening of Boxing Day. We will update this message tomorrow morning. Take care near low lying roads and fields and monitor your local weather conditions.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2017 20:27
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout Sunday. Over the last 24 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Batherm area. This has meant that the River Batherm is now rising. The main areas of concern are at Bampton, where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river and around the bridge from around 8am on Sunday. We expect the river to remain high throughout today and overnight though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Monday.


Flood Alert issued on 10 Dec 2017 08:21
River Exe, River Batherm, River Lowman, River Haddeo
Flooding is possible throughout Sunday. Over the last 12 hours we have seen heavy rainfall in the River Batherm area. This has meant that the River Batherm is now rising. The main areas of concern are at Bampton, where levels suggest that there will be flooding to low lying land and roads close to the river and around the bridge from around 8am on Sunday. We expect the river to remain high throughout today though no flooding to properties is forecast and warnings are not expected to be issued. Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. We are constantly monitoring river levels and have staff in the area checking for and clearing blockages in this location. This message will be updated on Sunday evening or earlier if the situation changes