Flooding Hits South West

The Environment Agency issues dozens of flood warnings across Devon, Dorset and Somerset after severe rain.

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Businesses could go bust because of bad weather

The appalling weather continues to dominate the news tonight - and now it's the region's economy that's taking a battering. Some businesses say they're facing the worst summer in history. Today, much of the region had some respite from the rain.

But, as Richard Lawrence has been finding out, for many, the damage has already been done.

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