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.
Climate scientists have been predicting more frequent flooding in this country for years, and their models show it is likely to get worse.
Water-logged communities across Britain are braced for more torrential rain and flooding overnight.