The Environment Agency has reduced the number of flood alerts across England and Wales to 214 as more heavy rain is forecast over the weekend.
There are currently 79 flood warnings in place, with the Southeast and the Midlands hardest hit.
Farmers unable to get winter crops in the ground because their land is waterlogged have told shoppers to expect rising food prices in 2013.
Hundreds of flood warnings are in place across England and Wales, with Scotland warned to prepare for heavy rain.
As much of the UK faces flooding and the heavy rain continues, will Christmas be a washout?