The county council say it has so far:
· Taken more than 3,500 highways calls, with fire crews receiving another 2,000
· Responded to around 315 instances of flooding affecting roads
· Carried out over 70 safety inspections to bridges and embankments
· Cleared 850 fallen trees
· Dealt with nearly 350 other incidents
· Supported vulnerable people through regular contact and home visits.
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