Great storm of 2009: District in eye of the storm

PUBLISHED: 14:14 14 November 2009 | UPDATED: 00:33 16 June 2010

EAST Devon and West Dorset are in the grip of Britain s biggest storm, so far, of 2009.

EAST Devon and West Dorset are in the grip of Britain's biggest storm, so far, of 2009.

Two roofs are said to have been blown off houses in East Devon and firefighters have been called to deal with flooding in Musbury Road, Axminster.

A 19-year-old Lyme Regis man had a lucky escape last night when part of a tree hit his car at Rousdon. The windscreen of his Starlet vehicle was smashed, but the youth sustained just a monir cut.

His family would like to thank Steve's Windscreens for a prompt service.

A resident in Queen's Walk, Lyme Regis, suffered a panic yesterday when she found wind had diverted pumped water from her fish pond onto the garden.

The two ft deep pond was empty, except for rain water, and a concerted effort was needed to save her fish.

Watch this space for updates.


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