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Wet Dorset

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1:37pm 4th January 2014

Flooding problems are increasing across Dorset as the effects of the high tides, wind and rain kick in.

Trains and Ferries are having problems and a number of roads are under water.

The Environment Agency's forecasting flooding from the River Brit into George Street in West Bay  and in Bridport at Skilling Playing Fields.

Groves Nurseries say they're already partly under water(as at 1pm) after the River Brit burst its banks.

The  River Cerne has burst its banks at Cerne Abbas with cars pushing water washing up against properties as cars drive through the village.

The Portland Heights hotel say they're on standby to help if there's any evacuation from vulnerable properties at Chiswell.

The Met Office say rain will continue throughout today and have issued a yellow weather warning for tomorrow (Sunday)

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