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Severe weather causes chaos in Mid Devon
Updated 1:06pm Tuesday 24th December 2013 in Devon
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- Flood warnings continue today after heavy rain and wind carry on throughout the evening.
- Trains delayed and problems on the road Send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org
WATER levels at the River Exe in Tiverton were high, but the river has not broken its banks.
FAST flowing water under the bridge at Bickleigh.
FLOODING between Exeter St Davids and Tiverton Parkway means no trains can run through.
Replacement buses in operation.
The Met Office last night issues a flood warning for the River Exe, from Tiverton to Exeter, includign Bickleigh.
A spokesperson for the Met Office said:
"River levels are high and are expected to continue to rise for the next few hours. The heavy persistent rain has passed which will be followed by more showers. Flooding of properties close to the river is likely. Flooding is expected imminently."
If you do not travel due to disruption today you are due a refund on your tickets from the point of purchase. #UKStorm— @FGW 24 December 2013
Heavy rain and strong winds have caused major travel disruptions across the region, with commuters experiencing severe delays on the trains yesterday.
#UKStorm2013 River Culm breached at Hemyock Devon. Road at foot bridge flooded.— @Mookii 23 December 2013
RT @FGW: The line between Exeter St Davids & Taunton is currently closed due to flooding. We are currently unable to source road transport.— @kevin_j_foster 24 December 2013
DEVON and Somerset Fire Crews were called to 250 weather related incidents last night (December 23-24) as heavy rain and strong winds battered the region.
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