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Severe flood warning in South West as heavy rain falls

A severe flood warning has been issued for part of south-west England, as river levels rise after heavy rain.

The Environment Agency said lives were in danger in areas near the River Axe in Devon and Burton Bradstock, Dorset.

The BBC's Andrew Plant reports from Devon, next to the River of Otter which has burst its banks.

  • 07 Jul 2012
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