A FLOOD alert has been issued for the River Teign tonight, Wednesday.

The warning has just been issued by the Environment Agency.

It warns: ‘Flooding is possible in this area.  Monitor local water levels and weather conditions.

‘Avoid using low lying footpaths or entering areas prone to flooding. Start acting on your flood plan if you have one.

‘Environment Agency Flood Warning Officers set the river or tidal levels that have triggered this message.

‘During industrial action this message has been automatically issued based on rising river or tidal levels.

‘Follow @EnvAgencySW on Twitter for information for your area.’

Call Floodline for advice

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