In Dorset, the Beaminster tunnel is still closed following the recent landslip. Repairs to the northern entrance and tunnel are now expected to continue until the end of October.
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Devon councillors will be meeting to vote on whether to raise council tax by almost 4% to pay for social care and flooding resilience.
A chilly start, so temperatures slow to increase. Not helped by that easterly breeze.
If you're planning for the weekend, best give Saturday a miss. There's a warning already out for strong winds and large waves.