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Council advises public to avoid non essential travel

By marcprosser  |  Posted: November 24, 2012

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Devon County Council have advise people in the county to think twice before taking to the roads with heavy rain still falling across the county, causing flooding on roads throughout Devon and Cornwall.

"While road and weather conditions are poor, the Council is advising the public to avoid non essential travel," the council said in a press release.

The council also advises people to:

  •     Try not to travel in the dark
  •     Don't proceed into flood water
  •     Drive with caution – be aware of breaking distances and surface water
  •     Stay up to date with weather and flood related news from the Environment Agency and Met Office. And listen to local radio stations for weather updates

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  • Bleach  |  November 25 2012, 2:08PM

    While the rest of the news websites have been diligently reporting in great detail the worst floods in the region in living memory, South Devon's local press have decided to stay in bed this Sunday. They consistently and regularly fail to report on anything of any importance in the region - police commissioner campaigns for example - and yet are quite happy to report on someone's chip pan nearly catching fire in Brixham and open the flood gates to the lowest common denominator in the region by allowing them to make inane, petty and destructive marks on pretty much anything of no significance in its online comments sections. This newspaper is miserably fail their readership and should be thoroughly ashamed of itself.

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  • Dick__Palmer  |  November 25 2012, 12:03PM

    don't go out its raining? please belt up!

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