- West Country (E)
Tyntesfield House near Wraxall is closed today due to flooding which has affected the shop and restaurant at Home Farm, the National Trust has reported.
The house and its contents are fine but a deluge of water has got into the shop and restaurant in the visitor centre and Tyntesfield will remain closed today while mopping up takes place. It is hoped to re-open for tomorrow.
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.
RNLI volunteers are on stand by as the region braces itself for more rain. Winds of up to 70mph are also expected.