Our Gloucestershire correspondent Ken Goodwin has taken this picture of the flooding situation in Maisemore in Gloucestershire.
A number of residents have been rescued from flooded properties.
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Despite the rain, over a thousand people turned out to watch the annual Cheese Rolling races at Brockworth in Gloucester this lunchtime.
Philippa has the forecast for Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset
Philippa has the forecast for Bristol, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Dorset.