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Council advises public to avoid non essential travel

By marcprosser  |  Posted: November 24, 2012

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Devon County Council have advise people in the county to think twice before taking to the roads with heavy rain still falling across the county, causing flooding on roads throughout Devon and Cornwall.

"While road and weather conditions are poor, the Council is advising the public to avoid non essential travel," the council said in a press release.

The council also advises people to:

  •     Try not to travel in the dark
  •     Don't proceed into flood water
  •     Drive with caution – be aware of breaking distances and surface water
  •     Stay up to date with weather and flood related news from the Environment Agency and Met Office. And listen to local radio stations for weather updates.

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