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UPDATE:Severe Flood Warning For Weymouth

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4:04pm 2nd January 2014
(Updated 6:17pm 2nd January 2014)

A severe flood warning's been issued for the Preston Beach Road area including the Sea Life Centre, Lodmoor and surrounding areas from tomorrow morning after the high tide at breakfast time.

Dorset county council  say they will close the road at 7am till 9 and again tomorrow evening for the following high tide.

The number of Severe flood warnings across the South West is well into double figures. As at 6pm the number of Flood warnings and Alerts for the South West alone was near 100.

An evacuation's underway at the Iford Bridge Home Park on the River Stour, where residents had to be rescued on Christmas Day

The environment agency say the most dangerous period appears to coincide with the peak rush hour.

There are already numerous reports of flooding on Dorset roads and the county council are urging us not to drive through flood waters.

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