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Less than a fortnight after flash flooding hit parts of Devon, the Environment Agency has issued advice to people about what to do if you're caught in similar weather.
It follows the heavy rain which hit properties in Clovelly and others in Mid Devon. Today though, the Agency was focussing its efforts on West Devon. Jeff Welch reports
Residents and business owners in the historic Devon fishing village of Clovelly have spent today cleaning up as best they can, after a flash flood swept through the high street.
The privately owned village, on the north Devon coast, was hit by two inches of rain in little more than an hour.
Our correspondent, Seth Conway, has been back there today:
People living in Mid and North Devon are counting the cost of yesterday's flooding.
A major clean-up operation is underway in Clovelly, where the river burst its banks and streamed through the village. One flood warning on the River Clyst still remains.
Two people were rescued by helicopter this evening after their car was stuck in floodwater in Sheepwash, near Beaworthy.
Emergency services received a call from a stranded motorist and her child at around 7.15pm.
They had climbed onto the roof of the vehicle, but couldn't get to safety due to the fast flowing water.
The car soon washed away and the pair were left holding on to a tree.
Water rescue equipment, a rescue boat and a Sea King helicopter were all used in the rescue, which took 2 hours.
The Hazardous Area Response Team from the ambulance service were also in attendance.
A farmer in the Woolsery area of Bideford was stranded on his tractor in fast flowing flood water.
A fire engine called to his rescue couldn't make it through, but the man was airlifted to safety by a helicopter from RMB Chivenor.
The Environment Agency has tonight issued seven flood warnings for the south west.
- River Tamar (Upper) from Tamarstone to Polson Bridge
- River Lowman at Tiverton
- River Tone (Upper) from Waterrow to Bishops Hull
- River Lowman at vulnerable riverside locations in Tiverton
- River Batherm at Bampton
- River Torridge (Upper) from Bradford to Dolton
- River Clyst from Broadclyst to Clyst St Mary
People whose homes or businesses are at risk are urged to take immediate action. For more information, click here
Here's some footage from You Tube of the flooding in Clovelly earlier this afternoon:
The clean up has begun in Clovelly after heavy rain caused flash floods, damaging homes and pulling up cobbles in the street.
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Heavy rain has caused flash floods in the historic village of Clovelly
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