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Flooding Returns To South West

Heavy rain has brought more widespread flooding to the South West.

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RNLI on standby in Bridgwater

Specially trained crew volunteers have this morning deployed to Bridgwater to be on standby for flooding.

The team departed from the charity’s base in Saltash with pre-prepared flood rescue kit, including a D class inshore lifeboat and a smaller inshore rescue boat.

They’re being joined by colleagues from around the charity’s headquarters in Poole, Dorset who will rendezvous with the south west team at 12.30pm.

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