Heavy rains flood homes in Devon

Warnings are still in place across the region this evening.
Warnings are still in place across the region this evening. Photo: ITV Westcountry

Homeowners in South Devon have been assessing the damage after a night of heavy rain.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service responded to 23 incidents in the early hours, and warnings and alerts are still in place across the region this evening.

Watch the full report by Richard Lawrence here:

Fireman Paul Chambers says drains blocked by leaves and branches contributed to much of the flooding in the early hours of this morning:

The Environment Agency currently has a number of flood warnings in place across Devon. For the latest information, visit their website here.