Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for Groundwater flooding in Pitton, West Tytherley, Nether Wallop and Broughton

At Lopcombe Corner, groundwater levels are high and rising by approximately 40cm per day. Within the next week in Pitton, it is possible that groundwater flooding will impact the sewerage network. If the water level in the Wallop Brook also rises, cellar flooding may affect properties in Nether Wallop during the next week. In Over Wallop, some ponding of water may affect gardens and in Broughton, land flooding may affect property. In West Tytherley, cellar, road and land flooding impacts are possible. Heavy rainfall (up to 20mm) is expected to affect Hampshire tomorrow (01/03/2024). Lighter rain is currently forecast from Saturday 02/03/2024 to Monday 04/02/2024. Groundwater levels are expected to continue rising for at least a week. If heavy rain continues to affect the area, cellar flooding in Pitton could occur in the next 2 weeks. We continue to monitor the levels and forecast. If you have pumps to help reduce water levels, please ensure that they are operating. This Flood Alert will be updated by 18:00 on Thursday 07/03/2024.

Flood alert area: Communities at risk of groundwater flooding in the West of Hampshire and East of Wiltshire, including Pitton, West Tytherley, Nether Wallop and Broughton.

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