Devon

Environment Agency issues more flood warnings for Devon

  • 29 December 2012
  • From the section Devon

Four flood warnings have been issued for Devon by the Environment Agency.

It said flooding was expected around the River Teign between Chudleigh and Kingsteignton.

The agency has also issued warnings for the River Dart from Buckfastleigh to Totnes and the River Torridge from Dolton to Bideford.

A warning has been issued for the River Yarty from Yarcombe to Axminster, including Long Bridge, Case Bridge, Beckford Bridge and Yarty Bridge.

The agency said river levels would continue to rise until early evening.

According to the Environment Agency there are 17 flood warnings in place in Devon and Cornwall, along with 50 flood alerts.

The Met Office said that showers, heavy at times, would persist throughout the evening and overnight into Sunday.

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