Met Office issues amber warning for more rain

PUBLISHED: 10:06 22 November 2012 | UPDATED: 10:38 22 November 2012

Police closed the A3052 on the approach to the Tram crossing in Colyford. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 4666-47-12TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

Police closed the A3052 on the approach to the Tram crossing in Colyford. Photo by Terry Ife ref mhh 4666-47-12TI To order your copy of this photo go to www.midweekherald.co.uk and click on myphotos24

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Very wet and windy weather to spread east during the course of Thursday.

The Met Office has issued a further amber warning following heavy rain yesterday (Wednesday).

More “very wet and very windy” weather is set to hit East Devon today.

The Met Office says: “A spell of very wet and very windy weather is expected to move west to east across many parts of the UK during Thursday.

“Coming so soon after the heavy rain which fell in many places on Wednesday, this is likely to provoke further issues with flooding.

“Additionally, winds will gust to 50 to 60 mph in many places and even 70mph in some exposed western areas.

“In view of the wind and rain combination, the public should be prepared for transport disruption.”

Updates will appear here.

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