River Teign Flood Warning

This is from the Environment Agency for anyone living or visiting near the lower River Teign

River Teign (Lower) from Chudleigh to Kingsteignton:

Flooding is expected on Saturday morning. Heavy rain falling in the River Teign area will continue throughout Saturday. This is causing the River Teign to rise and river levels will remain high throughout Saturday.

Properties and low lying areas around Ventiford Cottages and properties around Ventiford Bridge, School Cottages at Teigngrace, businesses at Teignbridge Level Crossing, Sandford Orleigh Farm and the Exeter Road will start to flood first from around 6 am on Saturday.

River levels will continue to rise and will be at their highest towards midday.

Floodwaters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Residents are strongly urged to take action now. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.

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