The RNLI are happy for dog owners to know that they will rescue animals in these situations. The worst situation is when the owners try to rescue the pet and come to grief themselves.
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At its highest the number of homes without power across Devon and Cornwall topped 16,000 but slowly properties are able to switch on again.
Tomorrow the wind will strengthen again and there'll be heavy showers later on
The West Country has been battered by wind and rain all day. We've been sent lots of photos, here are some of the best.