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Heavy Rains Flood Devon

Homes in Devon have been flooded overnight after heavy rain across the county.

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Heavy rain causes flooding in Devon

Homes in Devon have been flooded overnight after heavy rain across the county.

Devon and Somerset Fire Service were called out to 23 incidents, and helped homeowners unblock drains and pump ater out of houses.

It's reported the flooding ranged from a few inches, to 4 feet in depth. Two people were also helped from their car after it became stuck in shallow floodwater.

The areas of Torquay, Paignton, Totnes, Dartington, Staverton, Kingswear, Stoke Gbriel, Broadhempston, Littlehempston, Brixham and Kingerswell have all been affected.

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