One resident in the village of Kempsey, Worcestershire tells of the moment she woke to see flood water approaching the house.
Jenny Robinson tried to move as many of her possessions before the flood water reached the house and enter through tiles and under the doors.
The village has been devastated by flood water as a new flood defence system failed to work during the night as one pump shut down.
People who were flooded when a new Environment Agency pump failed in the floods were told today they may get a new early warning system.
Residents in Kempsey will today find out why their brand new water pump failed during December's floods in a drop in session.