Flood Update

No reports of flooding have been received at present.

Light rain has fallen overnight in the Parish and the catchment and showers are forecast this morning, some being heavy, which may cause localised flooding.

A warning for heavy rain has been issued from 5am to 5pm today, so expect river levels to rise quickly. 


Monitoring  Information 6.45am,22.02.24

Chiselborough – Current level 1.1m falling. Floods at 1.8m. Surface water is likely to be on the A356 Martock to Crewkerne road, care required once the Flood  level is reached.

Gawbridge – Current level 1.82m, falling. Floods at 2.80m.  Surface water on Coat Road and Broadmead, together with Hawthorn Hill at the Kingsbury Rhyne culvert likely once Flood level is reached.

Long Load Current level in Flood 9.45m falling. Floods at 9.26m. Surface water likely on either side of the road bridge.

Witcombe Bottom – Current Level in Flood 8.48m steady. Floods at 8.44m. 

Ilchester – Current Level 1.45m falling.  Floods at 2.90m.

Pen Mill, Yeovil Current Level 1.13m falling. Floods at 3.34m.

Martock to South Petherton Road – OPEN with  some surface water, care required.

​Stoke Road, Martock – OPEN with surface water, care required. The rising level Flood Alarm rose very quickly yesterday at 12noon, peaking at 2.0pm. At present the level is falling and it is not in the Alarm state.

Coat Road, Coat – OPEN with some surface water likely on the Coat Road, (Stapleton to Coat), section 50m on the Stapleton side of the old Railway Bridge, passable with care. 

Sparrows Corner, B3165, Bower Hinton – OPEN

Foldhill Lane – OPEN 50m from A303, some surface water care required.

B3165 Hurst and Bower Hinton – OPEN