Flood Warning

This is an update from the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: Groundwater flooding in villages surrounding Andover.

Flooding is possible for: Communities at risk of groundwater flooding surrounding Andover, including Weyhill Bottom, Kimpton, Amport and Monxton.

Be prepared.

Groundwater levels are high and rising. From 13/02/2020 to 17/02/2020, 71mm of rain was recorded at Andover.  In the next few days there will be groundwater emergence into Deacon and Down Road, Kimpton. The sewage networks may be affected in all the villages. Over the next 5 days, small amounts of rain are forecast each day (except on Friday 21/02/2020, which should remain dry). The groundwater level will continue to rise for at least the next 12 days. We continue to monitor the forecast. If you use pumps to help reduce water levels, please ensure they can operate. This Flood Alert will be updated by Tuesday 25/02/2020.

To check the latest information for your area

* Visit the GOV.UK website to see the current flood warnings, view river and sea levels or check the 5-day flood risk forecast: https://flood-warning-information.service.gov.uk/target-area/065FAG003

* Or call Floodline on 0345 988 1188 using quickdial code: 216002.

 

 

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