Flooding Hits The West

Heavy rain yesterday and overnight has led to flooding across the West. The Environment Agency has 12 flood warnings in place across the whole of the south west. Surface water is also making driving hazardous.

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Flooding causes chaos for commuters

Torrential rain has hit large parts of the West today, causing havoc for commuters, businesses and homeowners.

The Met Office said that in the last 24 hours around two inches fell on many places. Filton near Bristol had nearly 63 millimetres - that's two and a half inches. Winchcombe in Gloucestershire got a 40 millimetre soaking.

Richard Payne looks at how many of us were left stranded by a miserable start to the working week:

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