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Rescue teams from Exmoor, Cornwall and Dartmoor assist in flood rescue

Water levels were so high in Hebden Bridge they reached a cash machine at this Co-op Credit: PA

Rescue teams from Exmoor, Cornwall and Dartmoor prepare to head north to help in the rescue operation in the north of England after "unprecedented" levels of flooding.

Hundreds have been forced from their homes with York one of the worst hit areas with two dozen severe flood warnings, meaning there is a danger to life.

Rising waters continue to overwhelm flood defences in Lancashire and Greater Manchester where a month's worth of rainfall fell in a day leaving thousands of homes were left without power.

A woman is waist deep in water in Calderdale, West Yorkshire Credit: ITV News

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Dartmoor ponies are being painted to protect them from drivers

Dartmoor ponies are being painted to protect them from drivers Credit: Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society

Reflective paint is being used on privately-owned ponies on Dartmoor in an effort to reduce the number of animals being killed.

It's hope the glow from the paint will slow motorists down.

The idea comes from a project in Finland that successfully protected reindeers.

Reflective paint is being used to reduce deaths Credit: Dartmoor Livestock Protection Society

WATCH: What's premiering after dark on Dartmoor tonight?

A hike on Dartmoor goes horribly wrong... Credit: Peter Nicholson Films
Credit: Peter Nicholson Films

A psychological thriller set in Devon will premiere on Dartmoor tonight.

Dartmoor Killing tells the tale of two female friends and their closely guarded secrets, who go hiking on the moor and enter a terrifying ordeal. The movie will be screened at Newbridge, with members of the cast and crew on site to meet the audience.

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