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Floods Force Road Closure and Drivers Rescued from Cars

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10:22am 20th December 2012
(Updated 3:49pm 20th December 2012)

Heavy rain is causing problems for drivers in Dorset.

Dorset County Council have been forced to close the A352 at the Burton Cross Roundabout near Winfrith due to 1 and 1.5ft flood waters - engineers have put up diversions.

This morning, 2 people were rescued from their car that got stuck in deep water in Grimstone.

Elsewhere, a woman was rescued from her vehicle at West Stafford and another man was rescued in Bindon Lane, Wool.

In a more unusual operation fire crews were called to recover a caravan floating down the river in Moreton.

A flood warning has been issued for the River Frome from East Stoke to Wareham.

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