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Last Updated: Monday, 14 January 2008, 07:58 GMT
Flood warnings begin to ease off
Flooding looking out to Glastonbury Tor, Somerset. Pic by Richard Kellaway
Flooding looking out to Glastonbury Tor, pic by Richard Kellaway
Some flood warnings in the West Country have been down-graded after slightly improved weather at the weekend.

Warnings remain in place on the river Severn between Worcester and upstream of Gloucester and on the middle Bristol Avon from Melksham to Bathford.

Other areas have been downgraded to "flood watch" although the Environment Agency is reminding home owners to stay vigilant.

More heavy rain and strong winds have been forecast.

Anthony Perry, from the Environment Agency, said: "One problem these storms cause is that when there is high intensity rainfall, where it's falling is difficult to predict.

"It is still very unsettled and there is a lot of standing water about."

Meanwhile, clearing up continues in areas badly hit by Friday's downpour and snowfall.

John Angel, whose home in Easton-in-Gordano near Bristol, was flooded, said: "It's the whole of the lower floor of the property - a couple of lounges, kitchen, dining room.

"It's wrecked everything, there's nothing that's been saved."

In Gloucestershire, people living in Lakeside Avenue, Lydney, said problems were made worse because a nearby culvert was filled with rubbish.


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