Flood alert for North Devon
PUBLISHED: 12:29 09 January 2016 | UPDATED: 12:29 09 January 2016
Environment Agency says flooding is possible in Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Combe Martin on Saturday
A flood alert has been issued for North Devon today (Saturday).
The Environment Agency issued the alert for Barnstaple, Braunton, Ilfracombe and Combe Martin on Saturday morning, with a band of heavy rain set to move across the county during the afternoon.
The alert said: “Rivers are rising and expected to peak on Saturday evening.
“River levels remain sensitive to rainfall and flooding of low lying land and roads is possible.”