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ROADS: A358 & A359 in Somerset

Somerset County Council has closed the A359 between Queen Camel and Mudford due to flooding.

The road will be closed through the night and a decision on whether to re-open it will be made in the morning.

There has also been a significant oil spill on the A358, from Chard to the county boundary, which Somerset Highways is cleaning. The road is open but all drivers should be extremely careful in the area being cleaned.



Train services severely disrupted

There are no trains running between Exeter and Tiverton Credit: BBC Pool

Train services in the region remain severely disrupted following the weekend's floods. This was the scene on the mainline above Exeter yesterday. Replacement buses are running up to Tiverton. Passengers are advised to check before taking trains in Devon and Cornwall.

Rail passengers take to buses at Exeter

Buses have replaced trains for many services Credit: ITV Westcountry
The scene at Exeter St Davids a short time ago Credit: ITV Westcountry

There's still widespread disruption to trains in the South West, with buses in operation to cover the routes worst affected. On South West Trains there are no services between Exeter and Yeovil after the line was undermined by floodwaters. Much of Devon and Cornwall remains closed to rail services.

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