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Rivers across the West Country have been on Flood Alert all day after heavy rain last night and this morning.
The River Dart was a torrent this afternoon as it came through Buckfastleigh, one of the areas warned that flooding was to be expected.
The river level was very high in Totnes, where it peaked at around lunchtime.
Water levels are now falling and the Environment Agency says the flood risk for the next few days is low.
The River Dart is very high in Totnes, Devon, today. It has prompted the Environment Agency to issue a flood warning this morning for riverside locations.
The Environment Agency has issued a Flood Warning for the River Dart. This includes Staverton, and riverside locations and roads between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. The warning indicates flooding is imminent and the Agency advises immediate action.