A Flood Warning has been issued by the Environment Agency for the River Coly from Colyton to Colyford. People at risk are being warned to take immediate action by protecting doorways and moving family, pets and valuables to a safe place.
Flooding is expected for riverside locations and roads between Colyton and Colyford, including Chantry Bridge, Road Green, Colyvale Caravan Park, White Hart Inn, Bridge Cottages and the A3052 at Colyford.
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A weekend of bad weather is due to hit the South West from today (6 February). The Met Office and Environment Agency have issued warnings.
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The Atlantic Jet Stream brings a yellow warning to the South West. There's the prospect of heavy rain and strong winds on the way.