Flooding is possible - be prepared

Flood alert for River Piddle and tributaries

River levels are high but steady on the River Piddle.

Flooding is forecast to affect locations near the River Piddle, with low lying land expected to be most affected, particularly around tributaries between Alton Pancras and Wareham.

Further rainfall is forecast this afternoon.

River levels are expected to remain high.

We will continue to monitor the forecast and re-issue this alert if necessary.

Avoid using low lying footpaths and any bridges near local watercourses and do not attempt to walk or drive through flood water.

This message will be updated by 11:00 AM on 29/11/2023, or as the situation changes.

Flood alert area: Tributaries between Alton Pancras and Wareham.

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