Flood Update

Following the afternoon and evening rain on 25.02.24, river levels rose quickly with the ground still being saturated and  the current situation with water draining from the catchments is shown below.

A Flood Alert is in force for the South Somerset Rivers Upper Reaches which will be reviewed at 2.0pm, 26.02.24.

No reports of flooding have been received.


Monitoring  Information 7.25am,26.02.24

Chiselborough – Current Level 1.56m falling. Floods at 1.8m. 

Gawbridge – Current Level  1.97m, falling. Floods at 2.80m. 

Long Load – Current Level in Flood 9.48m rising,  Floods at 9.26m, surface water is likely on either side of the road bridge

Witcombe Bottom – Current Level 8.40m steady. Floods at 8.44m 

Ilchester – Current Level 1.79m rising .  Floods at 2.90m

Pen Mill, Yeovil  – Current Level 1.66m 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 on the in flow to the village activated at 6pm, and peaked at 10pm, 25.02.24. The level  is falling, but it is still in ALARM state and will be monitored.

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, care required. 

Sparrows Corner, B3165, Bower Hinton – OPEN

Foldhill Lane – 500m from A303, some surface water care required

B3165 Hurst and Bower Hinton – OPEN