Devon Flood Warnings

The South West is at high risk of flooding as heavy rain continues to cause big problems across large parts of the UK.

There are more than 2-hundred flood alerts in place - 42 in the South west - as some rivers threaten to burst their banks.

The South Hams been hit by torrential downpours overnight, with one river given the highest grade flood warning - and the heavy rain continuing to create problems.

The Environment Agency has downgraded its alerts to Amber as the weather system moves away.

LISTEN HERE: Matt Steele reports

But, drivers continue to risk their lives, helicopters have been used to rescue drivers stranded in flood water, in east Devon.

LISTEN HERE: Devon and Cornwall police spokesman Dan Mountain.