The Environment Agency have issued a severe flood warning from Lands End to Plymouth, excluding Truro and Plymouth Barbican.
It said high tides combined with strong winds could cause flooding in exposed areas across the south west coast.
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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.