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Last Updated: Wednesday November 17 2010 19:35 GMT

Heavy rain cause devastating floods in Cornwall

Heavy rain and gale force winds have caused some serious flooding and disruption across Cornwall.

Helicopters have been on standby to rescue people trapped in their homes.

Some schools and roads were closed, landslides meant trains couldn't run, and people even had to be rescued from their cars.

Although the weather's getting better now, rescue services are saying people there shouldn't leave home unless they really have to. Sonali's got more...