The Environment Agency currently has three severe flood warnings in place - in Weymouth, West Bay and Lyme Regis, all in Dorset.
A severe flood warning denotes a danger to life in the area.
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.