If you've been driving today or trying to get anywhere by train, the chances are the horrific weather would have affected your journey.
Trains to the east between Swindon and Bristol Parkway, London Paddington and Bristol Temple Meads, and westwards between Plymouth and Temple Meads have either been cancelled or delayed because of flooding on the line.
Eli-Louise Wringe reports on a tough day for travellers around the west:
More top news
The iconic Shaun in the City figures are being auctioned off on Thursday. It's expected to raise millions for Bristol Children's Hospital
Mike Ford is the favourite to replace Stuart Lancaster - but says his focus is on getting disappointed England players back at Bath Rugby.
Family and friends of a missing man from Swindon took to the streets today in a desperate effort to find him.