Dozens of people are involved in a search for a man heard crying for help in the River Helford, near Falmouth. Three coastguard teams, two RNLI lifeboats and a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose are involved in the search.
The report was made just before 7pm by a member of the public from a beach near Glebe.
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Cloudy with spots of rain and drizzle in the South West
A woman in her seventies has suffered serious burns after a suspected gas explosion at a bungalow on Barn Park.
It should be a mostly dry start to the weekend but a weak front will lie along the south coast bringing cloudy skies through Saturday.