Devon remains on flood alert

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  • Several flood alerts remain in place for Devon
  • Roads around the area affected by heavy rainfall

3:21pm

WARBOROUGH Hill is blocked due to flooding around the A379 at Powderham Castle. 

The road by the castle is closed. 

 

3:18pm

THERE are also reports of flooding on the B3181 at Budlake, around Beare Square, although it remains passable. 

3:16pm

Teignharvey Road is reportedly blocked due to a landslip between Forches Hill (Stokeinteignhead) and Shaldon Road (Combeinteignhead).

3:15pm

THE Environment Agency has 42 flood alerts in place for the South-West, including several in Devon. 

They include:

  • River Exe from Exebridge to Tiverton and the Rivers Haddeo, Batherm and Lowman 
  • Rivers Axe, Coly, Yarty, Umborne Brook and coastal streams from Branscombe to Axmouth
  • Rivers Avon, Erme and Harbourne, coastal streams from Bigbury to Dartmouth, and Kingsbridge, South Brent and Ivybridge areas
  • Lympstone, Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Honiton, Ottery St Mary and Sidmouth areas
  • The Rivers Creedy, Creedy Yeo, Little Dart, Lapford Yeo and their tributaries
  • The Upper River Taw from Sticklepath to Newnham Bridge and the River Okement and its tributaries
  • Totnes, Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Dartmouth and Torbay areas
  • Lee Mill, Yealmpton, Popples Bridge and Newton Ferrers
  • Hemyock, Cullompton, Stoke Canon, Broadclyst and Clyst St Mary areas
  • Rivers Teign, Bovey and Lemon and coastal streams from Babbacombe to Kenton

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