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Wild Weather Warning
7:02am 17th August 2012
Rescuers have battled six foot swell to save a family close to being dashed onto a reef at Godrevy.
Lifeguards spotted the three children and their dad clinging to a kayak yesterday.
Two teenage girls on holiday from Manchester and Macclesfield had been snorkelling when they became overwhelmed by the conditions. Their brother and father who were on a kayak nearby tried to help when they capsized.
RNLI lifeguards got them back to shore safely.
Meanwhile, a surfer has been rescued from the water at Porthtowan after he got into difficulties. Scroll down to watch a video of the rescue.
The Met Office warned Cornwall could face torrential downpours for the rest of Friday. A spokesperson said: "Pulses of rain, heavy and thundery in places, are expected to move northeast during Friday. The public should be aware of the possibility of surface water flooding and localised disruption to travel."
The Environement Agency said flood warnings were in force for the Upper Tamar around Bude, Helebridge, Bridgerule, Canworthy Water and Yeolmbridge, for the River Fowey around Lostwithiel, The Glynn Valley, Trago Mills and St Neot and for the Rivers Tavy and Walkham around Tavistock, Walkhampton, Bedford Bridge, Horrabridge and Lopwell.
It should dry out overnight to leave a weekend of sunshine and showers.
Video and picture from RNLI7:02am 17th August 2012
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