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The weather has been causing major problems across the region, with many parts of Cornwall and Devon badly affected.
At the moment, the Environment Agency has 12 flood warnings and 44 flood alerts in place for the South West.
Some businesses hit by the rain overnight are still clearing up after the floods earlier this Winter.
Seth Conway reports:
The overnight rain caused problems across Cornwall and Devon for drivers, residents and business owners.
Caron Bell reports on some of the worst affected areas:
A Devon school has had to close after last night's flooding affected roads in the area.
Fire crews were called out a number of times overnight to rescue people caught in the floods.
These are some of the incidents Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service dealt with:
- 9.15pm Plymstock - Crews freed a person from their car in floodwater in Wembury Road
- 10pm Ashburton - Crews helped residents affected by flooding and advise on protecting their properties
- 5.52am Sidmouth - Crews rescue a person stuck in their car in floodwater in Mill Street
- 6.27am Newton Abbot - Specialist rescue team called to Teigngrace to rescue a person from their car in floodwater
Matthew Jones has been speaking to ITV News Westcountry following overnight flooding in Newlyn in West Cornwall. A number of businesses have been affected following flash flooding.
The environment has issued a number of flood warnings. Find out if you're affected.
Matthew Jones says the overnight flash flooding in Newlyn in west Cornwall wasn't the worst they've seen but that it was something they hadn't expected to see in spring:
Flash flooding has hit many parts of Devon and Cornwall overnight. Newlyn in west Cornwall was one of the worst affected with a number of businesses begin affected despite desperate attempts to prevent flood water entering buildings.
Flash flooding has hit parts of Cornwall overnight. ONe of the worst affected areas was Newlyn in the west of the county where up to fifteen businesses were hit by flood water.
The environment agency has issued 18 flood warnings. Find out if you're affected.
Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in Cornwall and Devon overnight.
One of the worst hit areas is Newlyn in west Cornwall where up to fifteen businesses were affected by flood water.
Emergency services dealt with more than fifty call outs overnight. Two drivers were rescued from their cars in separate parts of Plymouth.
Nearly 20 flood warnings have been issued by the Environment agency. Find out if you're affected.