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Flood alerts issued for the West Country

Map showing where the flood warnings are in place. Photo: Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has issued a number of flood alerts for Devon, Cornwall and Wiltshire.

The amber alert means flooding is possible, and people should be prepared.

The situation is very changeable and difficult to predict.

– The Environment Agency

DEVON

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  • Middle River Tamar: flooding of low lying land and roads is expected
  • Rivers Tavy and Walkham: flooding of low lying land and roads is expected, the main areas of concern are Horrabridge and Tavistock

CORNWALL

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  • North Cornwall Rivers: flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. The main areas of concern are Wadebridge, Sladesbridge and Camelford
  • St Austell and Par Rivers: flooding of low lying land and roads is expected. Currently the main areas of concern are Luxulyan, Par and St Blazey
  • Upper River Tamar: flooding of low lying land and roads is expected, the main areas of concern are Helebridge, Bridgerule and Yeolmbridge where levels suggest there may be flooding

WILTSHIRE

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  • River Cole and Dorcan Brook: property flooding is not currently expected, but water levels are expected to rise quickly if the rain is heavier than expected. Flooding of low lying land and roads expected