South West battered by storm force wind and rain

Posted on January 3, 2012


Storm force winds and rain have battered parts of the South West overnight.

The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning for rain and wind across Cornwall and Devon.

It said gusts of up to 70mph were expected on Tuesday across Dartmoor, Exmoor and exposed parts of southern Devon.

In Cornwall there are predictions of gusts of up to 60mph. Several flood warnings have been issued.

Devon County Council said trees had been brought down across the county overnight.


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