The weather has been dry for at least 24 hours but the affect of flooding continues to be felt.
Some communities are still stranded and the Environment Agency says it could take days for the water to drain away.
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There was disappointment for Exeter City fans at Wembley this afternoon as they lost the League Two play-off final.
The moment Sir Francis Chichester returned to Plymouth after his round-the-world voyage has been recreated today 50 years on.
Drier cloudier conditions to follow