- West Country (W)
People in Braunton affected by the recent floods can have their say at a drop-in session today [Thursday].
Devon County Council and the Environment Agency have orgainised the event in the town's parish hall from midday until 7pm. On Friday the meeting moves to Bishop Tawton and will be held in the village hall from 3pm to 7pm.
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.