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Cornwall floods latest news!

Emergency services in Cornwall are dealing with incidents of flooding in western parts of the county. Due to heavy rainfall overnight areas of St Austell and St Blazey are impassable and people have been trapped in their cars and homes.

Members of HM Coastguard and Search and Rescue helicopters were used throughout the night to monitor the situation but have since been stood down.

Police have declared the flooding as a “major incident” and are working together with Cornwall Fire and Rescue and local authorities. Continue reading

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