FLOODS - 999 alert

PUBLISHED: 13:57 07 July 2012 | UPDATED: 14:07 07 July 2012

The scene - East Devon. Send us your photos.

The scene - East Devon. Send us your photos.

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Emergency newsflash

Due to the non-stop downpour and the severe weather warning issued by the Met Office, Devon and Cornwall Police are currently dealing with several incidents of flooding across the force area.

A spokesman told the Herald: “At this time, we have the appropriate resources in place to deal with all incidents and are working in partnership with our colleagues from the Environment Agency and the Met Office to identify the areas most at risk.

“Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing to drivers to avoid driving through flood water which could cause your vehicle to become trapped in flood water.

“Drivers are urged to listen to their local radio stations where up to date information is being broadcast as it comes in.”

The following incidents of note:

• Number of residents assisted in Yealmpton and conveyed to the village hall

• East Devon suffering a lot of localised flooding. Very difficult to access through lanes

• If you have vulnerable neighbours and can safely check on their welfare, please do

• All agencies working together and being co-ordinated in multi agency command centre


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