More than 20 homes in the village of Kempsey in Worcestershire were left under water after a £1.5 million flood defence system, which was installed in July, failed.
ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn visited one home which was damaged in the flash flood:
A 91-year-old woman was found dead in her flood-hit North Wales home after torrential rain caused widespread devastation across the country.
Water-logged communities across Britain are braced for more torrential rain and flooding overnight.
A woman has died and two others were seriously injured after a tree fell on them as floods and winds battered the South West.