Severe flood warning from Lands End to Plymouth

The Environment Agency have issued a severe flood warning from Lands End to Plymouth, excluding Truro and Plymouth Barbican.

The environment agency map showing the areas the alert is in place.
The environment agency map showing the areas the alert is in place. Credit: Environment Agency.

It said high tides combined with strong winds could cause flooding in exposed areas across the south west coast.

Read: Strongest winds set to hit this evening and overnight

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