Dorset hit by torrential downpour

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  • Motorists faced flooded roads across Bournemouth, Poole and Christchurch this morning
  • Conditions have settled but a yellow "be aware" warning for rain remains in place until 4pm on Monday
  • Warnings have also been issued for Tuesday and Wednesday for heavy and prolonged showers, accompanied by gusty winds
  • A woman became stranded in high water in Sandbanks Road and was helped to safety by staff from Dorset Property Maintenance.
  • Please send your weather photos to or text them to 80360 starting your message with BE


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