First Great Western regional manager Lee Edworthy has tweeted that at least 30ft of the sea wall at Dawlish, Devon, has been washed away by the storms battering the south-west.
Latest info is that at least 30ft of the sea wall at @fgw Dawlish has been washed away leaving track suspended in mid air.
Here's how town planning can embrace water, rather than fight against it.
The residents of one street in Egham in Surrey have described how they have coped with the devastating impact of the floods.
Somerset Levels have been one of the worst-affected areas during the floods and today's aerial images reveal the situation remains bleak.