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Flood threat returns to Devon
7:36pm Saturday 12th January 2013 in News
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- Environment Agency issues flood warnings across Devon
- Rivers affected include the Yarty and the Clyst
Environment Agency flood warnings for the Rivers Clyst and Yarty remain in place this morning.
So what to do today, more flood photos perhaps? #floodingindevon— @benphotoimagery 12 January 2013
Environment Agency status on River Clyst from Broadclyst to Clyst St Mary, affecting Broadclyst, Ashclyst, Clyston Mill, Sowton Barton, Newcourt Barton, the A3052 at Clyst Honiton, and the B3181 at Broadclyst.
"The River Clyst has responded to rainfall and is showing a steep rate of rise. River levels are expected to rise further."
Environment Agency status on River Yarty, with riverside locations and roads between Yarcombe and Axminster, including Long Bridge, Case Bridge, Beckford Bridge and Yarty Bridge affected:
"The River Yarty is continuing to show a steady rate of rise from recent rainfall.
"Further rain is forecast to fall through Saturday evening and the night.
"This is likely to cause river levels to continue to go up.
"Rain is expected to completely clear the Axe catchment by early hours on Sunday morning."
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