THE Government Flooding Service has issued flood alerts for the Rivers Creedy, Creedy Yeo, Little Dart, Lapford Yeo and their tributaries due to heavy rain associated with Storm Ciarán.

People are advised to monitor local water levels and weather conditions, avoid using low lying footpaths or entering areas prone to flooding.

They could also start acting on their flood plan if they have one.

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Alternatively call Floodline for advice on 0345 988 1188 (open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).