Dumfries and Galloway council have called on the Scottish government to help them finance flood defences schemes to protect the region from future problems.
Last week Prime Minister David Cameron said that money was no object in helping parts of South of England after severe flooding.
Dumfries and Galloway also experienced flooding in December and, as businesses and homes are still coming to terms with the damage, councillors are asking that funds are made available for the region.
More top news
A Cumbrian farmer is calling on ministers in London today to give his action group permission to fix flooding problems across Cumbria.
Cold winds bring a taste of winter.
Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is reminding people to clear clutter that may be blocking escape routes in the event of a fire.