Floods hit Devon, Somerset and Gloucestershire

Forecasters had warned that many parts of the country would be subjected to heavy rain - but the sheer volume of water that has fallen in the last 24 hours has affected more than expected.

ITV News' Neil Connery reports:

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Wet weekend for rain-soaked UK

Britain is bracing itself for more flooding this weekend as forecasters predict further heavy downpours. The Environment Agency says nearly 300 properties have already flooded across the UK since Tuesday.