SEVERAL flood warnings remain in place throughout Dorset in the wake of Storm Dennis over the weekend.

The county took a pounding from the elements this weekend as Storm Dennis tore through the area.

The Met Office issued weather warnings to members of the public advising them of the risks posed by the harsh weather.

While there are no weather warning in place for Dorset as of this morning, several Environment Agency flood warnings and alerts remain in force.

The Met Office forecast also says that Dorset can still expect more wet weather this week.

Flood warnings, declare the flooding is expected and action is required, are in place for the following Dorset areas:

Groundwater flooding for the Devils Brook

Groundwater flooding for the Hooke

Groundwater flooding for the Iwerne

Groundwater flooding for the Piddle Valley

Groundwater flooding for the South Winterbourne Valley

Lower Frome from Dorchester to East Stoke

Lower Frome from East Stoke to Wareham

Middle Stour from Hammoon to Sturminster Marshall

Rivers Stour and Iwerne at Stourpaine

Upper Frome at Maiden Newton

Flood alerts, which warn people to be prepared for possible flooding, are also in place for Dorset:

Groundwater flooding in the West of Dorset

Lower Frome and tributaries

Lower Stour and tributaries

Middle Stour and tributaries

River Axe area

River Piddle and tributaries

Upper Frome and tributaries

Upper Stour and tributaries

West coast of Dorset

West Dorset Rivers and Streams

Weymouth Rivers and Streams