Alert! Storm moves in

Wind and rain battering East Devon

Predicted severe weather has arrived across East Devon, battering the district with wind and rain .

Conditions are said to be worsening.

The Highways Agency has issued a warning to motorists, urging them to slow down to avoid aquaplaning.

Midweek Herald reporter Katy Griffin has just driven from Exeter Airport to Honiton for a town council meeting and says: “The rain is quite heavy and the wind has really picked up. Be careful.”

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