School children on the Somerset Levels have been given a unique lesson from top environment and weather experts, to learn why the area floods so often.
Pupils from North Curry primary near Taunton were taken on a trek from the source of the River Tone along its journey to the sea. Richard Lawrence joined them halfway, and got a panoramic view of the floods still dominating the landscape.
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.