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Fire crews have rescued two adults and a small child from the roof of a 4x4 trapped in floodwater in Somerset.
Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue were called to New Road in North Curry last night. They brought in the Specialist Rescue Team from Bridgwater who used a boat to bring the family to dry land.
The Met Office has said today that the country is getting wetter. Official figures show 2012 was the wettest year in England since records began, and the second wettest in the UK.
That will come as no surprise to many of us here in the South West, particularly those who are still recovering from the latest floods.
The Met Office says 2012 was the second wettest year across the UK in records dating back more than a century.
One of Exmoor's most iconic landmarks has been swept away in the floods. The ancient clapper bridge, Tarr Steps, was demolished when fallen trees pushed up against the giant stones. 3/4 of the bridge has gone and will have to be rebuilt.
The wet and stormy weather shows no sign of letting up. More heavy downpours are forecast for this weekend, marking an end to the wettest year in England since records began. There is a severe weather warning in place from tomorrow evening until Monday.
It means continued misery for many in the West which has been hit hard in recent days. Bob Constantine reports.
England has suffered its wettest year since records began in 1910. While slugs relished the wet summer, birds struggled and badgers found it difficult to find food in the dry spring.
Matthew Oates from the National Trust talks about how the bad weather has had a huge affect on the region's wildlife.
A horse has been rescued after being stuck in flood water in Gloucester today. The fire service were called to the rear of St Oswalds Business Park after the animal was unable to move. It has water up to it's stomach.
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A family from Melksham on holiday in Gloucestershire over Christmas had to be rescued from their cottage after being marooned by the floods.
Tyntesfield Estate in North Somerset has been forced to close after the visitor centre was flooded.