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.
More top news
A Cornish couple say they've been left traumatised after being wrongfully arrested and strip searched for murder by armed police officers.
A pensioner who had too much to drink and crashed his car into a 12-foot-deep ditch has been banned from driving for 20 months.
A soldier from Yeovil is among the 140 members of the armed forces who have been recognised for their bravery and skill today.