More flood alerts in Devon

First published in Devon

THE Environment Agency has today, Saturday, issued four more flood warnings for Devon.

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, which expects river levels to carry on rising into the early evening, says there are 17 flood warnings in place in Devon and Cornwall, as well as 50 flood alerts.

Showers - some of them heavy - are forecast to persist this evening and into Sunday morning.




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