The Fire and Ice event planned for Taunton's Castle Green tomorrow has been cancelled due to the bad weather forecast. It would have involved sculptors carving Somerset's famous Wyvern symbol out of ice.
Taunton Deane Borough Council hopes it can be held at a later date.
Hundreds of people had to be evacuated from homes in Barnstaple after the River Yeo burst its banks.
A woman spent 50 minutes clinging to a branch after being swept away from her flooded car at Umberleigh in North Devon.
Braunton's brand new flood defences were unable to withstand their first test of flooding.