High tides this evening (Monday) prompt flood alert from Environment Agency.

A flood alert has been issued for coastal areas of North Devon with high tides expected this evening (Monday).

The Environment Agency has issued the alert for coastal and tidal areas between Hartland Point and Lynmouth.

The warning also covers areas around the Taw and Torridge Estuary.

A spokesman for the EA said: "High tide levels are expected on Sunday evening and Monday evening.

"Some flooding of minor roads and low lying areas is possible."

High tide in Bideford is expected at around 9pm tonight.

Anyone affected by flooding can call Floodline on 0345 9881188.