Flooding Hits The South West

Heavy rain yesterday and overnight has led to flooding across the West. The Environment Agency has 12 flood warnings in place across the whole of the south west. Surface water is also making driving hazardous.

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Flooding hits the South West

Torrential rain has hit large parts of the south west today, causing havoc for commuters, businesses and homeowners.

The bad weather swept in late last night, with Dunkerswell on the Devon and Somerset border being worst hit - with 62 millimetres of rain falling.

It's been a busy 24 hours for the emergency services, with the region's fire services dealing with around 200 calls.

A number of people have had to be rescued, including two pulled from their car in Curry Mallet near Taunton.

Seth Conway reports:

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