Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for Lower Frome and tributaries

River levels remain high on the Lower Dorset Frome after recent rainfall. The outlook is for unsettled weather over the next few days and further heavy rain is expected this afternoon. River levels will remain high at the Stinsford and East Stoke flume gauges. Please avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water. Plan driving routes to avoid low lying roads near rivers, which may be flooded. This message will be updated by 3:00 PM on 06/03/2024, or as the situation changes.

Flood alert area: Tributaries between Dorchester and Wareham.

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