- West Country (E)
A horse has been rescued after being stuck in flood water in Gloucester today. The fire service were called to the rear of St Oswalds Business Park after the animal was unable to move. It has water up to it's stomach.
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.