A FLOOD alert has been issued for the River Teign. 

The Environment Agency has warned that flooding is possible for the Rivers Teign, Bovey and Lemon and coastal streams from Babbacombe to Kenton.

It says: ‘Flooding is possible tonight Monday July 8. ‘Heavy rainfall is forecast overnight in the River Teign area. 

‘This will cause river levels to rise with possible flooding to low lying land and roads close to rivers. ‘Take care near the areas of concern and monitor your local weather conditions. 

‘We are constantly monitoring river levels.’