Flood warnings across region

Ten flood warnings and more than 40 flood alerts are in place across our region. In Oxford, some cars are under water.

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Warning over flood driving

Dorset Fire and Rescue is still warning motorists to avoid standing or flowing water when out and about over the next 24 hours.

The service were called to more than 70 water or flooding related incidents over the past five days and have had to rescue many motorists from flooded vehicles.

People are being urged to drive responsibly, do not enter flooded roads and obey all road signs at all times.

Drivers are also being urged to check Highways Agency and other agency websites for road closures before setting off, especially across the main Dorset route system

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