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Yellow weather warning for flooding in South West

Yellow weather warning for flooding in South West Credit: ITV West Country

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Saturday and are urging people in the South West to be cautious of thunderstorms and the possibility of "significant flooding".

They say the warm weather could develop into heavy showers with lightning and hail. The warning covers East Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

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Visitor numbers positive for Royal Cornwall Show

Organisers say visitor numbers for the Royal Cornwall Show look to be in line with previous years despite a wet and windy start to the event. It's day two of the agricultural show in Wadebridge.

Thousands attended the opening despite yesterday's rain and heavy winds, but organisers say many left early with some cars having to be towed out of the mud by tractors.

Flood warning for the River Torridge

A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Torridge (Lower) from Dolton to Bideford, including Taddiport and Weare Giffard.

Flooding is expected for riverside locations and roads between Dolton and Bideford, including New Bridge, Beaford Bridge, Taddiport, Rolle Bridge, Weare Giffard, Annery Kiln, and the A386, A3124 and B3227 at Great Torrington and Taddiport Throughout Sunday continuing into Monday..

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