More beaches in our region than last year have failed water quality tests after the UK suffered the wettest summer for a century.
Across the South West, 177 beaches passed the minimum European standard with 16 fails.117 beaches passed the tougher 'guideline' tests with 76 failing. Our reporter Kathy Wardle has been to one beach in Cornwall which failed both tests.
Just two weeks ago we had major flooding and dismal weather across large parts of the region. This weekend it's all sun and blue sky. Our reporter Richard Lawrence has revisited one of the affected areas to see what a difference a fortnight makes in the great British summer
A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Otter (Lower) from Fenny Bridges to Budleigh Salterton. People living nearby are warned to block doors and to move family, pets and any valuables to safety.
Flooding is expected for riverside properties and roads between Fenny Bridges and Budleigh Salterton, including Gosford, Cadhay, Harpford, Colaton Raleigh, Budleigh Salterton, the A3052 at Newton Poppleford and the A376 at Budleigh Salterton.