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Nightmare journey home for Bideford motorists

The river has burst its banks at Bideford Credit: Danielle Hooper

Bideford motorists are facing a difficult journey home this evening after heavy rain caused severe flooding.

Fire crews have been called out to several incidents across North Devon, following torrential rainfall.

Motorists have taken to Twitter to warn others of the potential dangers. One said a car had become partially submerged in flood water near Bradworthy. There is also flooding around Stibbs Cross, near Torrington.

The Environment Agency has issued several flood warnings for the region.

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