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A months worth of rain forecast in next 2 days.

No respite in store for flooded householders Photo: ITV News West Country

Today we've seen yet another unwelcome storm battering the West Country bringing hurricane force winds along parts of our coastline, not to mention more heavy rain falling on already flooded and heavily saturated ground, especially in Somerset.

Winds of 85mph have been whipping up big waves in Berry Head, Devon, and the Isles of Scilly have seen gusts in excess of 70mph. Inland areas haven't got away either. Yeovilton recorded 68mph.

Flood water are still rising Credit: ITV News West Country

Looking at the rest of the week it won't make pleasant reading. More heavy showers have been forecast through Thursday with strong westerly winds during the afternoon. The next storm is already brewing out in the Atlantic, set to unleash more gales and another soaking on Friday, which will amount to a months worth of rainfall within a few days keeping areas like the Somerset Levels drowning under water.

If you're living in a high risk area please stay tuned into the forecast and check the latest Met Office Warnings and the Environment Agency's Flood Warnings and Alerts.

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