Flood warning in place on Lower River Stour in Dorset

A flood warning has been issued for the Lower River Stour in Dorset.

The Environment Agency said flooding is expected at Redhill and Wheatplot Home during the evening when river levels reach a peak.

The agency says residents in flood warning areas should act to protect themselves and property,

It remains on high alert for flooding across southern England, but particularly in Somerset, Dorset and Devon.

The Environment Agency website has up-to-date information on alerts and warnings.

It has been the wettest April in the UK for more than 100 years.

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