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Newquay's Minor Injuries Unit will re-open tomorrow morning after being closed after yesterday's bad weather. Severe rain caused damage to the building after heavy downpours. Treatment rooms were affected and facilities were deemed unsafe.
A band of heavy rain brought misery to homeowners, holidaymakers and businesses across the South West today after flash flooding left properties under water.
Even a hospital department was forced to close, as the Met Office issued a severe weather warning ahead of further heavy rainfall. Our correspondent Seth Conway has this report.
The Environment Agency advises against travel in some parts of North Devon because of the earlier rain.
Combe Martin, Berrynarbor and Watermouth Cove are affected with some roads impassable.
Dylan Murphy from Camden in North London is on holiday in Ilfracombe with his family and sent ITV News West Country this video:
The Unit at Newquay Community Hospital has closed due to severe rain damage caused by Monday's heavy downpour.
Two treatment rooms have been affected making the facility unsafe to operate.