Don't miss a story sign up to Sidmouth Herald's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Flooding and trees down as wild weather returns

13:33 12 February 2014

Flooding on the A376 at Clyst St George this afternoon (February 12).

Flooding on the A376 at Clyst St George this afternoon (February 12).

Archant

Motorists are facing disruption in East Devon this afternoon with wind and rain causing further problems.

At 3.15pm, Devon Highways reported that the B3179 between Woodbury and Clyst St George would be closed due to flooding.

It later reported that the A376 would be closed between Clyst St George and Clyst St Mary.

.

Yettington is said to be impassable due to flood water, and a tree is reported to have come down at Inner Ting Tong near Budleigh.

Station Road in Sidmouth has been blocked by a fallen tree, and there are reports that Exmouth Road at Colaton Raleigh has also been partially blocked by a tree.

A tree blocking the road is also reported on the A375 at Putts Corner towards Ottery St Mary.

Another tree which was partially blocking the road on the A3052 near Newton Poppleford is now reported to have been cleared.

The Environment Agency has issued a flood alert for Lympstone, Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Honiton, Ottery St Mary and Sidmouth, including the River Otter and River Sid, and also the River Clyst at Clyst St Mary.

There are also flood alerts for the Rivers Axe, Coly, Yarty, Umborne Brook and coastal streams from Branscombe to Axmouth.

0 comments

Other News Stories

39 minutes ago
Greater horseshoe bats

Appeal reached 80 per cent of £26,000 target in just one month - but more support needed

Read more
09:03
Red Arrows at Sidmouth 2016. Ref shs 34-16TI 6349. Picture: Terry Ife

The Red Arrows put on a fantastic display at Sidmouth to a bumper crowd on Friday evening, the weather was just perfect for such an event.

Read more
11:40
Macmillan volunteers at a street collection in Sidmouth on Saturday.

Fundraisers who have netted £175,000 for a charity in 15 years are ‘desperately’ appealing for volunteers to keep campaigning.

Read more
The Sidmouth whicker donkey

A mystery over Sidmouth Bowling Club’s missing ‘lucky’ wicker donkey has been solved - after it was revealed the mascot has taken a holiday.

Read more
Yesterday, 19:30
Sidmouth Town Band performed The Last Night of The Proms at Connaight Gardens. Picture: Kyle Baker

An acclaimed broadcaster could think of ‘nothing better’ when Sidmouth Town Band (STB) asked him to compére its Last Night of the Proms concert on Saturday.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:40
Walkers set off for their final trek of the Sidmouth Walking Festival in 2014. Ref shs 6125-40-14AW. Picture: Alex Walton

Ramblers can travel the length of East Devon when a popular walking festival returns next month.

Read more
Fri, 19:30

There will be winners and losers after district chiefs revealed that all sports clubs will be charged on a level playing field for their facilities.

Read more
Fri, 16:30

A handbag was stolen after thieves smashed the rear window of a vehicle parked on a Sidmouth car park.

Read more
Fri, 12:30
Ollie holding his cards next to his mum Karen.

When single mum Karen Jones discovered her autistic son making himself birthday cards because he has no friends, she set upon a crusade – appealing to strangers to make his special day one to remember.

Read more
Fri, 11:37
Guy Russell took this shot moments after the latest cliff fall happened.

These pictures shows the moments after another cliff fall on Sidmouth’s east beach, which have been described by one eyewitness as ‘the biggest one yet.’

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 14°C

Most Read News

Useful Links

Family notices
Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Submit a Story
Buy Photos
Competitions
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the Sidmouth Herald e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists


Find planning applications