Unsure about what Flood Re is, or how it will work? Here's a fact sheet of all you need to know.Read the full story ›
Thousands of flood-prone homes in Somerset will benefit from a new scheme. Flood Re will help at-risk households get more affordable cover.Read the full story ›
There are delays of up to 30 minutes on Great Western Railway services due to flooding.
It's affecting trains between Cardiff Central and Bristol Parkway, and between Cardiff Central and Bristol Temple Meads.
It's due to flooding at Pilning, and in the Severn Tunnel.
Human-induced climate change increased the risk of severe storms like those that hit the South West, say scientists.Read the full story ›
It's almost two years since normal services were suspended at a church in the village of Moorland in Somerset because of the floods.Read the full story ›
The question of whether farmers should be compensated for holding water back to prevent flooding has been raised by West MP Neil Parish.Read the full story ›
This video clip shows water spilling out of the River Tone into Currymoor on the Somerset Levels.
This is how the system is supposed to work when the river floods.
Up to 14 million cubic metres of water can be stored on the moor and pumped back into the river when the level drops.
The Environment Agency has issued five flood warnings for the South West and residents should take action to protect themselvesRead the full story ›
The Environment Agency is advising people in certain parts of the South West to take immediate action, as flooding is expected.Read the full story ›
Somerset drivers are being warned of flooding on the A359 near Yeovil. Stay safe, and tweet or email us your pictures and experiences if it is safe to do so, at @itvwestcountry or firstname.lastname@example.org.
A359 at Mudford/Marston Magna is flooded. Please drive carefully.