A WARNING is in place after sewage has been discharged into the sea in three areas of West Dorset.

Following heavy rainfall, pollution alerts have been put in place in West Bay, Lyme Regis and Charmouth.

Surfers Against Sewage is tracking real-time sewage discharge and pollution risks around the UK.

Following heavy rains on Tuesday (October 24), the group reports that sewage has been discharged in places across the south of England.

As of today, (Wednesday, October 25) sewage has been reported in the last 48 hours on Lyme Regis Front Beach, Charmouth west beach and West Bay.

A statement from Surfers Against Sewage said: "Pollution Alert: Storm sewage has been discharged from a sewer overflow in this location within the past 48 hours."

Pollution Alerts are also in place for two areas off the coast of Portland.

Sewage discharges can be tracked via an interactive map on the Surfers Against Sewage website.