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Flood alert for Groundwater flooding in Bishops Sutton

Groundwater levels in Bishops Sutton are high but have fallen by 8cm in the last week. During that time, just 3mm of rain has been recorded at Bishops Sutton rain gauge. A small number of properties may still have residual water affecting their cellars. Impacts to septic tanks and flooding of roads is expected to be ongoing. Today (22/05/2024), showers are forecast to affect Hampshire, with up to 40mm of rain possible. From Thursday 23/05/2024 to Monday 27/05/2024, only light showers are expected. Groundwater levels may stabilise or rise slightly in response to heavy rainfall but will begin falling again within a day. Flooding impacts are expected to continue into early June. 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 Wednesday 29/05/2024.

Flood alert area: Areas at risk of groundwater flooding in Bishops Sutton, near Alresford in Hampshire.

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