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Flood warnings for Weymouth and West Dorset
1:15pm Tuesday 22nd January 2013 in News
FLOOD warnings have been issued for Weymouth and West Dorset.
In West Dorset the agency is also warning householders to be aware.
A spokesman said: “Groundwater levels in West Dorset generally remain high but we will continue to monitor the situation following recent rainfall.
“Most of the boreholes are above the Flood Alert threshold and the alert is expected to remain in place for the next few weeks.
Groundwater levels are highest along the South Winterbourne valley and along the River Wey. There is an increased risk of property flooding in these areas. We will continue to monitor the situation and update as the situation changes.”