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West Dorset on Flood Alert with More Heavy Rain Forecast

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9:35am 27th January 2013
(Updated 9:36am 27th January 2013)

Heavy rain forecast for tonight (Sunday 27th January) has parts of West Dorset on flood alert.

The Environment Agency has issued a warning for the Upper Frome from Maiden Newton to the County Town.

 The A35 at from the Bakers Arms Roundabout to Bere Regis has been largely affected during the recent adverse weather conditions with closures, and temporary lights in places due to flooding.

Residents are being warned to be prepared for more possible flooding over tomorrow morning (Monday 28th January).

Dorset Police are warning drivers not take any risks driving through flood waters.

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