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No water in parts of Cornwall due to burst water main

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There is no water in the Porthpean area while South West Water carry out "urgent repairs" on a burst water main. The works are expected to last 4-6 hours with the water coming back on at 1.30pm.


Don't try this yourself: A storm chaser's view of Coverack

A pair of storm chasers trying to get a view of the lightning storms that hit Cornwall yesterday got "more than we bargained for" when they found themselves in Coverack.

The village was hit by a four-foot surge of flash flooding that smashed its way towards the sea, flooding homes and businesses, and tearing up tarmac on the roads.

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