Dartmoor Zoo closes because of bad weather

Dartmoor Zoo has been forced to close for the day "for the reasons of safety and animal welfare". A spokesman added its "animals will be in their houses for the duration" of the bad weather.

The Environment Agency said there is a risk of localised river flooding across the south west with 13 flood alerts currently in place.


Weekend Weather Disruptions

Keep up to date with the latest news on the heavy rain and strong winds affecting the region.