The wet and stormy weather shows no sign of letting up. More heavy downpours are forecast for this weekend, marking an end to the wettest year in England since records began. There is a severe weather warning in place from tomorrow evening until Monday.
It means continued misery for many in the West which has been hit hard in recent days. Bob Constantine reports.
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.