- West Country (W)
Devon County Council has revealed the cost of clearing up and repairing roads after the weekend's floods will be at least £4m. Today though it was Somerset's turn to suffer after a torrential downpour caused severe damage to homes and businesses. A school was also evacuated.
The Environment Agency is tonight keeping a close watch on villages near Shepton Mallet after they were hit. Richard Payne reports.
It appears there is unlikely to be any let up in the relentless rain showers that have battered the Westcountry over the past few days.
Communities in Devon hit by floods over the weekend have been praised by Devon County Council. Many residents are still clearing up.
Dozens of people are clearing up after heavy rain burst rivers and flooded homes. Devon and Dorset hardest hit.