Flood Warning In South West

The Environment Agency is issuing flood warnings and is warning people at risk to take immediate action by blocking doors and moving family, pets and valuable possessions to a safe place.

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Flood warnings for Devon, Dorset and Somerset

Six flood warnings are in force in the south west after heavy rain. The Environment Agency has issued warnings for rivers in parts of Devon, Somerset and Dorset. People at risk are urged to take precautions

In Devon, the rivers Clyst, the Axe (Lower), and the Taw (Middle) are all affected. In West Somerset, river levels are rising on the Doniford Stream. In Dorset, after 30 mm of rain in 24 hours and more to come, there are fears for both the lower and middle Stour near Sturminster Newton.

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