A Flood Alert has just been issued (11:40 Tuesday 10th April 2018) by the Environment Agency.

Flood Alert in force: Groundwater flooding in the Salisbury Plain area.

Flooding is possible for: Boscombe, Cholderton, Collingbourne Ducis, Hanging Langford, Hindon, Hurdcott, Idmiston, Newton Tony, Orcheston, Porton, Salisbury, Shipton Bellinger, Shrewton, Stratford Sub Castle, Tidworth, Tilshead, Tisbury, Wilton, Winterbourne Stoke and Woodford.

For more information please go to bit.ly/fwsinfo or call 0345 9881188, Quickdial 210022

If you have emergency pumps, please check that they are working correctly.

The Tilshead borehole level is today at 97.63 metres – about 1.4 metres below the level where the Environment Agency predict flooding – bear in mind that this is ONLY a best guess.  The Red X shows the current level, the fine red line shows the anticipated flood level.

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