The Prince of Wales was praised today for his "morale boosting" visit to victims of last month's devastating floods in St Asaph.
The tiny city, in Denbighshire, North Wales, was inundated last Tuesday when the River Elwy burst over flood defences following days of persistent rain which brought pockets of the country, south west England and the Midlands to its knees.
Hundreds of properties were affected and many families have been forced out of their homes with little over three weeks until Christmas Day.Charles offered his support to victims and thanked members of the emergency services for their help and hard work.
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.