LiveWeather, traffic and travel latest after storms batter Dorset coast on February 5

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Summary

  • Gale Force winds are expected later today- Gale Force 8 by midday and Gale Force 9 by 4pm.
  • Flood warnings are still in place for Chiswell, Portland Harbour and the River Frome from Dorchester to East Stoke.
  • The Environment Agency says high sea levels, strong winds and large waves will increase the risk of flooding.
  • The Met Office has issued an AMBER weather warning for rain from 3pm today until 11pm on Saturday.

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12:24am Wed 5 Feb 14

Zummerzet Lad says...

Dorset now on AMBER warning for wind for Weds
Dorset now on AMBER warning for wind for Weds Zummerzet Lad
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8:03am Wed 5 Feb 14

ino69 says...

There is a tree down on Eype Down Road just round the corner from the sawmill. Right across road, can't drive past.
There is a tree down on Eype Down Road just round the corner from the sawmill. Right across road, can't drive past. ino69
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3:26pm Wed 5 Feb 14

osmington4 says...

What would be really helpful would be if the Enviromental Agency could let people know that the Preston Road is closed at Chalbury Roundabout as opposed to currently when you get to Joys..........absoul
utely crazy do none of these people have any common sense between them?
What would be really helpful would be if the Enviromental Agency could let people know that the Preston Road is closed at Chalbury Roundabout as opposed to currently when you get to Joys..........absoul utely crazy do none of these people have any common sense between them? osmington4
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