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After a weekend of heavy rain there are flooding issues across many parts of the region today (Sunday 3 January).
Some roads are blocked entirely and others are barely passable - drivers are urged to take care, and if driving through flood water to do so slowly, as bow waves are causing more damage to flooded properties.
Here is a list of the major roads currently affected. Let us know of any problems near you by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or tweeting us @itvwestcountry.
- BLOCKED: A3058 Beacon Road blocked by flooding between the A30 (Summercourt) and the A392 East Road (Kestle Mill). Journeys between St Austell and Newquay are affected
- JUST PASSABLE: Flooding on the A30 between A3074 Nut Lane and A3047 (Tolvaddon)
- JUST PASSABLE: flooding on A382 Exeter Road between Newton Abbot and THE A38 (Drum Bridges)
- APPROACH WITH CARE: Flooding on A30 Westbound between Polyphant Road and Fivelanes
- APPROACH WITH CARE: Flooding on A38 Westbound around B3271, Saltash
- APPROACH WITH CARE: Flooding on A3075 between A392 Trevemper Road (Newquay) and B3285 Halt Road
- BLOCKED: The A386 between Landcross and Great Torrington is closed due to flooding
- BLOCKED: A377 Samford Courtenay road
- BLOCKED: The Honiton road at Langford Bridge
- BLOCKED: A382 due to flooding between Southbrook Lane and Bowring Mead
- MAY CLOSE SOON: A39 at Brynsworthy - police are on the scene
- MAY CLOSE SOON: A358 Weycroft Road
- JUST PASSABLE: A381 Western By-Pass between Totnes and the A3122 (Halwell) due to flooding. Police advise drivers to approach with care
- JUST PASSABLE: Flooding on A382 Exeter Road between Newton Abbot and THE A38 (Drum Bridges)
- JUST PASSABLE: A35 at Willmington, near the bridge
- APPROACH WITH CARE: Woodbury Salterton village - please avoid if possible
- APPROACH WITH CARE: Marsh Barton Road, Exeter - flooding under the bridge
- APPROACH WITH CARE: A386 outside Tavistock College - road flooded
- APPROACH WITH CARE: A3072 Anvil Corner - flooding
- APPROACH WITH CARE: Flooding on A3075 in both directions which is particularly bad at the Rejerrah Dip
- APPROACH WITH CARE: A3122 Halwell to Dartmouth - deep standing water near The Forces Tavern
- APPROACH WITH CARE: The Finlake road (B3344) - flooding
- APPROACH WITH CARE: East Anstey near the Newpark Farm road
- APPROACH WITH CARE: A385 at Dartington - flooded in the Marley Head area
Flooding Advice Did you know it takes just 12" of flowing water to move a small car18-20" for larger vehicles #TurnAroundDontDrown
County councils are not issuing sandbags - they are available from your district council or DIY stores.
The Met Office has also issued further flood warnings for the region: