SUNDAY: Storm Dennis - The Latest

SUNDAY:  Storm Dennis - The Latest

Published by Maria Greenwood at 10:22am 16th February 2020. (Updated at 11:04am 16th February 2020)

As Storm Dennis hits Dorset for a second day, we will keep you up to date here with what you need to know.

A Flood Alert has been issued for West Dorset.

Flooding is possible for: Bridport, Chideock, Martinstown, Milborne St. Andrew, Nottington, Piddlehinton, Piddletrenthide, Upwey, Winterborne Abbas, Winterborne Kingston, Winterborne Steepleton, Winterborne Stickland, Winterborne Whitechurch and Winterborne Zelston.

 

11:04am

Reports of a power cut in Weymouth this morning, with power restored by 5.30am.

 

11:01am

Here's some advice on how to stay safe with flooding.

10:57am

There was a fallen tree on the B3157 coast road this morning between Abbotsbury and Bridport.

Tree down abbotsbury and Bridport
10:48am

The footpath at Sheps Hollow near Swanage has been closed for safety reasons.

10:44am

Here's the latest from the Met Office on today's weather.

10:39am

Coast Path WARNING:

Reports from the coastguard say part of the coast path near Swanage is collapsing.

Walkers are being advised to stay away from the cliff edge.

 

 

 

10:35am

Here's the advice from Dorset Council this morning about how to report problems from overnight.

10:32am

TRAVEL NEWS: 

We're getting reports that the traffic lights round Lanehouse Rocks Road and and Chickerell Road are not working. 

10:30am

There are power cuts in parts of Dorset this morning.

Scottish and Southern Energy Networks estimate around 30,000 customers are affected.

Here's a map showing you the main power outages. 

power cuts from storm dennis