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Flood Alerts For Dorset Coast

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8:34am 21st December 2013
(Updated 9:24am 21st December 2013)

A Flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the West Dorset Rivers and Streams.  

Flooding is possible for the Rivers Lim, Char, Winniford, Simene, Brit, Asker, Mangerton and Bride.   

Low lying land and roads will be affected first.  

This Flood Alert is for rivers in West Dorset

 Levels in the rivers across West Dorset are responding to overnight rainfall. The River Char has exceeded the Flood Alert criteria, flooding to minor roads is expected. Further rainfall, sometimes heavy is expected during the morning.

There's already a flood alert for the area from Castletown , Portland eastwards past Swanage, for two hours following the morning high tide with Weymouth's Preston Beach particularly at risk.

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