RNLI lifeguards at Croyde beach rescued 24 people after bathers and bodyboarders were caught in strong rip currents. The casualties, including children, were dragged away from the beach and unable to make it back to shore in the conditions.
RNLI lifeguards carried out several rescues throughout the day (Tuesday July 24th) as people struggled.
More top news
Unsettled with spells of rain and mild temperatures.
Breezy with mild temperatures, but also some showers.
A rescue operation is underway at Porth Nanven to rescue a man his mid 50s stuck at the bottom of a fifteen metre dry shaft.