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The Environment Agency has issued its highest flood warning for Portreath - saying that lives are at risk in the area.Read the full story ›
Hundreds of natural dams are being built across the streams that flow down the hills above the Somerset Levels.Read the full story ›
Human-induced climate change increased the risk of severe storms like those that hit the South West, say scientists.Read the full story ›
It's almost two years since normal services were suspended at a church in the village of Moorland in Somerset because of the floods.Read the full story ›
The question of whether farmers should be compensated for holding water back to prevent flooding has been raised by West MP Neil Parish.Read the full story ›
A major clean-up has taken place at a flooded Devon School to get it ready in time for the start of termRead the full story ›
This video clip shows water spilling out of the River Tone into Currymoor on the Somerset Levels.
This is how the system is supposed to work when the river floods.
Up to 14 million cubic metres of water can be stored on the moor and pumped back into the river when the level drops.
The Environment Agency has issued two flood warnings for the South West and residents should take action to protect themselvesRead the full story ›
The Environment Agency has issued five flood warnings for the South West and residents should take action to protect themselvesRead the full story ›