This is Exeter, just one of many towns in the West Country suffering from flood havoc. Devon and Somerset have been having the worst and wettest Autumn anyone can remember. Three times in a month, the same dreary routine has had to be withstood, then the process of mopping up. Now, it's all been happening again. Day after day of downpour, sometimes two inches in 24 hours, and, already, estimates of the damage done are soaring into the million pound mark! As well as Exeter, Sidmouth, Exmouth, Bridport and Taunton have been hard hit.
Key scene. GV floods. GV same. MS river GV same. GV flooded town (Exeter) GV same - people in boat. MS two walking in water. MS man carrying bicycle through water. MS to CU man riding at bike through water. Flooded street pan to town's people. MS people on dry land. MS man pushing bike through flooded town. Pan to flooded houses and shops. GV flooded town. MS a bus ploughing through the water. GV flooded town. GV man canoeing through flooded town. MS flooded shots. MS same man pushing bike. GV flooded town, men with boat in picture. GV flooded town. GV people riding on lorry through flooded town. MS water, level with underneath of bridge. Pan round flooded town. MS people dragging boat through flood water. Policeman in picture. MS flood water. MS same. MS park seat under water. GV flooded town.
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Great Britain; Disasters and Accidents; Environment; Weather; Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments; Transport; Police; Vehicles