– ENVIRONMENT AGENCY SPOKESPERSON
While the heavy rain is now easing, the weather is set to remain unsettled for the rest of the week.
With the ground still very wet, and river levels running high, any rain is likely to increase the risk of flooding.
There is an on-going risk of flooding from ground water, particularly in Dorset...
While we are not anticipating any significant property flooding, we may see further flooding of low-lying land, such as flood plains and low-lying roads as the peak in river levels moves downstream."
Heavy rain has brought more widespread flooding to the South West.