- West Country (W)
People in Devon will get the chance to discuss problems caused by the recent flooding at drop-in sessions this week. The Environment Agency, local council representatives and South West Water will attend the first meeting at Feniton Village Hall this afternoon.
Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from homes in Barnstaple after the River Yeo burst its banks.
A woman spent 50 minutes clinging to a branch after being swept away from her flooded car at Umberleigh in North Devon.
Braunton's brand new flood defences were unable to withstand their first test of flooding.