New Year's Day racing at Cheltenham Racecourse has been cancelled following wet weather.
Anyone who has booked tickets in advance will receive a full refund, the racecourse has announced.
Bad news - after further overnight rain and the onset of more rain this morning, racing on New Year's Day has been abandoned
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?