St Austell is 'completely flooded', says local resident


Heavy rain has caused severe flooding in Cornwall. Flood water of up to 6ft (2m) has been reported in some places.

Search and rescue helicopters have been used to free people trapped in cars and homes.

Rose Scofield is in St Austell and told BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast's Nicky Campbell that the whole area is completely flooded.

You can find out more about the programme on the BBC Radio 5 livewebsite.

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